WFH Flexible
Requisition #REMGA042021

Overview: Optimal GEO is seeking multiple entry-level and experienced Geospatial Analysts to join our team supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)’s Janus programs. A Geospatial Analyst is responsible for performing geospatial data creation, analysis and processing tasks relating to the development of GIS databases, the compilation of geospatial data required for multiple-scale map, and database production. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, interpret, and execute established production guidance and processes across multiple geospatial products under the supervision of the Technical Lead.

  • Construct spatial datasets and apply tabular attribution information using ArcGIS or similar software.

  • Identify new technical processes and procedures for performing Foundation Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) production work including feature extraction, conflation, and scaling.

  • Ensure geospatial products comply with applicable specifications and adhere to all quality control and assurance procedures.

  • Ensure assignment deadlines are met, efficiencies are maintained, and issues are quickly identified and addressed.

  • May require infrequent to periodic travel or field work.



  • Demonstrable personal interest in the areas of geography, GIS, GEOINT, LiDAR, photogrammetry, cartography, imagery analysis, remote sensing or surveying.

  • Completion of directly applicable military training or a post-secondary curriculum with a minimum of two years participation.

  • Experience extracting, manipulating, and exploiting spatial datasets using ArcGIS (v10.x).

  • Current/Active DoD security clearance or the ability to obtain one upon employment.


  • Local to Athens, AL or St. Louis, MO or willing to relocate.

  • One or more years of experience supporting NGA’s Janus or GEOINT Data Services programs.

  • Experience with common Foundation GEOINT products and schemas including but not limited to TDS, MGCP, AFD, AAFIF, GeoNames/GNDB, and VO/DVOF.

  • Experience with product assembly (hard copy) methods and processes including the creation of TLM, MTM, JOG, and TPC.

  • Experience developing automated scripts, tools or programs with common programming languages including but not limited to Python, SQL, Java, C#, and Visual Basic.

  • Knowledge of programs of other federal agencies including but not limited to AGC, NAVFAC, USACE, and USGS.

  • Certification from an accredited professional society or organization.


Physical Demands:

  • Duties are performed in an office environment. 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time. 

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery.

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.

  • Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.



  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • This job description is subject to change at any time.


Optimal GEO Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimal GEO complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal GEO Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.