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Lidar Analyst

Lynker Corporation

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Lynker is currently seeking a Lidar Analyst to support the U.S. Department of Agriculture Geospatial Technologies and Applications Center, who shall be responsible for supporting the National Geospatial Services project.

Apply LIDAR analysis and geospatial technologies to address natural resource applications including change detection, monitoring, extraction and classification of information from imagery using supervised/unsupervised image classification, and feature extraction technologies.
Conduct product accuracy assessment and identify and apply new and innovative approaches to geospatial analysis and modeling.
Develop, manage and analyze LIDAR and geospatial data sets, including: Bare Earth, Canopy cover and other unique and disparate data and information, to support resource management projects that range from local to broad scales in size.
Evaluate and apply new LIDAR and associated technologies (e.g., new sensors and platforms, software technologies, data processing and analysis methods, data mining, geospatial modeling, UAV data extraction and interpretation, etc.) and assess their feasibility for use to support FS information needs.
Prepare scientific and technical reports and geospatial training materials for evaluation and development projects.

Certification or degree in non-related discipline along with related experience to geography, geographic information systems, remote sensing, or physical / biological / environment / natural resource discipline with substantive coursework in geospatial analysis and modeling, and three (3) years relevant work experience, OR
Bachelors degree related to geography, geographic information systems, remote sensing, or physical / biological / environment / natural resource discipline with substantive coursework in geospatial analysis and modeling, and two (2) years relevant work experience.
Demonstrated LIDAR analysis and applied remote sensing experience.
Demonstrated experience in processing, analysis, and modeling in FS enterprise geospatial software applications, including Esri ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine.
Demonstrated experience with LiDAR, PhoDAR, Volumetric Measurements, InfraRed applications, Digital Surface Models (DSM), Orthophotography, Point Cloud Generation.
Preferred experience with AGiSoft PhotoScan, GOM Media Player, Blue Marble Geographics Global Matter, ENVI, ImagJ, and Exiv2.

About Lynker
Lynker is a growing, Hub-zone certified small business specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.
We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers scientific and technical priorities creatively and effectively.
Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.
Lynker is an E-Verify employer.
Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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