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Geospatial Analyst

Maxar Technologies

Job detailsSalary$72,000 – $121,000 a yearJob TypeFull-timeBenefitsPulled from the full job descriptionContinuing education creditsLoan forgivenessTuition reimbursementFull Job Description

Maxar is looking for a versatile and innovative Geospatial Analyst to support an interesting and exciting macroeconomic modeling project within the Intelligence Community.

Life with Us

Project: We support an R&D office whose mission is to apply cutting edge tradecraft to todays most pressing intelligence problems. The project you will support includes a small team that is building and refining macroeconomic models and applying them in ever changing ways. We need someone with some geospatial experience who can think critically and support initiatives to improve performance as models scale from local to global levels, automate processes, and pivot as intelligence priorities change.

Your Career: We at Maxar are 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 our 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.

We offer:

Dedicated professional development time.
Online learning platform access
Conference attendance
Corporate partner industry training
Peer groups.
Paid certifications
Education reimbursement.
Student loan forgiveness.
and much more…


Support a US Government R&D office with curating and management of large amounts of data, mainly geospatial data representing numerous subjects of interest.
The database contains baseline data on a per-country basis, and you will provide the necessary subsets by querying, extracting, and aggregating the data. This dynamic dataset is used to answer interesting and complex intelligence questions, and you will be joining a team of awesome smart people doing exciting work.
Work with the customer to continually apply this data to emerging intelligence questions and implement requested updates

Minimum Requirements:

Current/active TS/SCI security clearance with required Polygraph.
Bachelors degree in a technical field such as Geography, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, etc.
Minimum 2 years professional experience.
Experience with relational databases including PostGreSQL/PostGIS.
Knowledge of best practices for data standards, data management, data quality.
Ability to communicate your analysis to experts and lay persons alike.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience with geospatial software such as ArcGIS, QGIS or willingness to learn.
Functional knowledge of ArcGIS desktop, geodatabase structure and capabilities, projections and other GIS techniques or willingness to learn.
Experience with Web Mapping and services or willingness to learn.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in cartography, GIS, spatial modeling.
Experience using Python with spatial data.
5+ years of professional experience.


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidates unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:
$72,000.00 – $121,000.00 annually.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

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.

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