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GIS Analyst

Job ID: 2312574
Location: CALIFORNIA, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Geo Info Systems
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently looking to hire a GIS Analyst to support our DoD Sea Level Rise GIS Data Development team in California, MD.

Position will be hybrid-remote in California, MD and is open to local candidates in the area. 


The candidate will research, acquire, and analyze a variety of geospatial data for Navy installation management and climate resiliency.  They will use ArcGIS or other GIS and/or CAD software to process data and perform modeling tasks using elevation model, sea level rise, and flood inundation geospatial data.  They must be able to create detailed reports, capture data research results in tabular format and generate geospatial metadata. The candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, work well in a dispersed team environment, and demonstrate attention to detail when processing or performing quality control checks on geospatial data.



  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; High School diploma and six (6) years of experience 
  • At least 2 years of experience using ArcGIS is required, including practical experience with 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst extensions.
  • Experience with elevation model formats, including DEMs, Lidar, and raster data formats. 
  • Experience applying geospatial analysis and modeling to climate change, community resiliency, flood inundation or other environmental issues.


  • Must be able to initially obtain an Interim Secret Clearance and then obtain and hold an Active Secret Clearance for the duration of work on the contract.


  • Experience modeling sea level rise and storm surge in the geospatial environment.
  • Strong experience cataloging information about geospatial data sources in tabular format.
  • Knowledge of the Spatial Data Standard for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment data model.
  • Experience performing quality control checks on geospatial data.
  • Experience using  and training others to use ArcGIS Pro software.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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