Human Geographer/Regional Analyst (TS/SCI with CI poly)

Quantico, VA
Added: February 9, 2024
Project: We're supporting a well-established customer that works on a critical mission. The team needs to add an Expert level Human Geographer/Regional Analyst with a strong foundation in GIS and imagery analysis to serve as our customer site technical lead.

Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.

Day-to-Day with your Colleagues:

Use a range of data sources to conduct geospatial analysis in support of a Human Geography mission.

Perform data discovery using open-source research methodologies to derive geospatial, operational, and human geography insights.

Perform imagery sourcing and analysis using commercial and NTM sources.

Support development of advanced geospatial models that answer key questions related to Human Geography.

Brief customer project, program and senior leadership, as well as mission partners on Human Geography efforts, results, conclusions and recommendations.

Collaborate with the larger Maxar community of experts to further the customer's mission and your own professional development.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen and possess current/active TS/SCI with CI polygraph.

Must have minimum of 20 years of relevant experience with High School diploma and specialized training; OR, Bachelor's degree in a related field can be included for up to 4 years of experience; OR,

Master's degree in a related field can be included for an additional 2 years of experience; OR,

Doctorate degree in a related field can be included for up to three years of this experience.

Experience using geospatial data sources from industry, academia, the Intelligence Community, the military, and the scientific community.

Knowledge and experience with commercial or government exploitation tools such as ArcGIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, Google Earth, Arc Catalog used to create geospatial products.

Knowledge and experience with digital cartography, computer technology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Cartographic and Geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats.

Demonstrated customer support skills.

Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.

Senior level proficiency in performing spatial modeling and geospatial analysis.

Demonstrated ability to perform complex analyses and to communicate results using accurate, concise, and effective writing using descriptive and graphical representations.

Preferred Requirements:

Senior level proficiency in programming using Python 2.7 or above.

Experience with advanced geospatial modeling and human terrain analysis.


Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.