Geospatial Analyst

San Francisco, CA
Aechelon Technology, Inc. is a leading producer of 3D simulator content, including Geospecific visual/sensor databases and realistic 3D models. We seek people who share our passion for real-time computer graphics and commitment to our mission of helping make our Nation’s pilots safer. We will give you a chance to work with some of the most talented people in the graphics industry.

Our Geospatial Team is looking for a Geospatial Analyst. The primary workplace for this position will be in our San Francisco office.

United States citizenship required due to restrictions on access to certain data.

Primary Tasks:

    • Assist in the classification and processing of satellite and aerial datasets in support of visual database production.
    • Support processing/validation/reformatting of raster datasets throughout the production pipeline 
    • Demonstrate the ability to meet production goals while maintaining a focus on detail.
    • Demonstrate the ability to work with a wide variety of geospatial data and formats including raster and vector data
    • Support the department in a variety of other related tasks as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in geography, GIS, or related field
    • Understanding of map projections and related geographic concepts
    • Experience with current commercial satellite/aerial sensors and collection platforms
    • Experience working in MS Windows based environment and a strong understanding of underlying hardware and software limits/processes as relating specifically to processing of large scale raster datasets
    • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, and an eye for detail.
    • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Excel and Word 
    • United States citizenship required due to restrictions on access to certain data
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with DSM/DTM, LAS data including processing/QA/integration with other similar data sources
    • Intermediate to advanced experience with the following software packages:  ERDAS Imagine,  Global Mapper, ESRI ArcGIS, and Photoshop as it relates to color enhancement and image editing/adjustments
    • Intermediate experience with shell programming and scripting (Python, bash)
    • Experience with UNIX and Linux operating systems
We offer a very attractive compensation package including competitive base salary, company performance-based profit sharing, 401k, 100% employer paid health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, std, ltd, and life insurance plans).
No relocation reimbursement provided.
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Aechelon Technology is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. If you are an applicant who is unable to fully utilize/access our application process because of a disability, Aechelon Technology will provide a reasonable accommodation. Please send an email to the address above to request that accommodation, and please be sure to include a detailed description of your requested accommodation, your name and preferred method of contact.