Remote Sensing/GIS positions @MDA Information Systems LLC

Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analyst Positions (Multiple Levels)   2015-1350

General Summary

MDA Information Systems LLC has multiple opportunities for Geospatial Analysts, ranging from Entry Level to Senior Level.  The Geospatial Analysts will be responsible for GIS analysis and satellite image interpretation and processing. These positions will work in a team environment on a variety of geospatial projects using state-of-the-art remote sensing and GIS technology to produce land cover and land cover change products.

The successful candidate will be able to “hit the ground running” and work well in a time-sensitive, team oriented environment.

The Company

MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. The firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and must have the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance


  • Create map products from geospatial data layers
  • GIS modeling
  • Perform processing and editing tasks on vector and raster data layers
  • Workflow development and refinement
  • Interpretation of satellite imagery
  • Categorization of land cover and land cover change
  • Image modeling
  • Workflow development and refinement


  • Bachelor’s degree in physical or earth sciences or technical discipline related to GIS, and or 1-2 years professional experience for Entry level Geospatial Analyst level
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical or earth sciences or technical discipline related to GIS with 2-3 years professional experience for Mid-level Geospatial Analyst level
  • Master’s degree in physical or earth sciences or technical discipline related to GIS with 3-5 years professional experience for Senior level Geospatial Analyst level
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be eligible for a U.S. Security Clearance
  • Experience and/or in-depth knowledge of one or more of the following image processing software programs: ERDAS IMAGINE, ESRI, ENVI, PCI
  • Database experience with ArcSDE, Oracle, Postgres a plus
  • Programming experience using Python, VBA, C++, C#, or Java a plus
  • Experience with ArcGIS Server a plus