GIS Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Jan 31, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is a fortune 500 technology integration company providing premier solutions and services to solve our nation’s most complex modernization and readiness challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets.  Our robust portfolio includes high-end engineering and information technology solutions and deep expertise in existing and emerging technologies resulting in delivery of innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.  Ingenuity is approached from every angle.  As a result of the community’s demand for our expertise and services, we have new opportunities in the Chantilly, VA area that we are seeking to fill in the areas of GIS Engineering. This position will require a  minimum TS SCI DoD issued security clearance with a ability to obtain CI poly clearance status. This will allow you the opportunity to work on a critical mission requirement that will ultimately enable a more comprehensive, scalable, flexible data environment, and rigorous Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) ready analytic data environment for a key player in the IC.


  • Supports Intelligence Mission Data, particularly Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT).
  • Works with the SMEs and Task Leads to identify Geospatial data. Works with Database Engineers to process GEOINT data such as OTH-GOLD (Over-the-Horizon Targeting) GOLD data.  
  • Has a strong understanding of OCG (Open Geospatial Consortium) standards.  
  • Works with data scientists, database engineers, and software engineers to ensure GEOINT data is decomposed correctly into attributes.  Ensures decimal and degree conversion algorithms are accurate.

Required Experience:

Experience in the following:

  • ESRI software.
  • Sybase.
  • PostgreSQL
  • PostGIS



  • Bachelors or equivalent preferred
  • 3 or more years experience
  • Active DoD issued TS / SCI security clearance required. TS / SCI W/ Poly highly desired.