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    JOB DESCRIPTION: Spectral Imagery Scientists process, analyze, and exploit spectral imagery to extract intelligence and geospatial information. They collaborate with analysts to understand intelligence issues and provide scientific results to conduct intelligence production. They develop, test, and evaluate prototypes; and provide technical guidance to enhance spectral imaging capability, applicability, and collection. They represent NGA's interests to support the development and improvement of sensors and system architecture.

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Image Scientists provides timely, relevant, and crucial Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) science solutions for combat support and national intelligence missions. They lead the integration of advanced sensor phenomenology, leverages new technologies, and develops new techniques and methodologies to enable the deepening and broadening of analytical expertise. Applicants should have a basic understanding of satellite, tactical, and close range ground imaging systems. The applicant should be cognizant of image processing systems, electronic light tables, geographic information systems, and related applications; be familiar with national imagery, commercial, civil and tactical and ground image sources; be familiar with basic image processing tools and techniques; be able to develop and implement new work processes; be able to explain technical concepts to non-specialists in an understandable manner; and may serve as the technical representative to various community working groups. Most positions are located at the NGA Campus East in Springfield, Virginia or at the NGA Campus West in St. Louis, Missouri; however, positions are available in other locations. Applicants are eligible for consideration for Band 2 if they meet all of the mandatory requirements for this announcement. Applicants are eligible for consideration for Band 3 if they meet all mandatory and majority of the desirable requirements for this announcement.

    GEOINT Analysts (Spectral Image Science) apply advanced techniques to determine the intelligence and geospatial information contained in the electro-optical region of the spectrum. This includes the exploitation of multi- and hyperspectral imagery. They develop algorithms, evaluate tools, and create customized spectral methodologies and products to address a variety of geospatial intelligence problems.

    GEOINT Analysts (Thermal Infrared Image Science) apply advanced techniques to determine the intelligence and geospatial information contained in thermal infrared imagery. They conduct phenomenological studies on objects or events of interest to inform intelligence conclusions. They develop algorithms, evaluate tools, and create customized infrared methodologies and products to address a variety of geospatial intelligence problems.

    GEOINT Analysts (Radar Image Science) apply advanced techniques to determine the intelligence and geospatial information contained in radar data. They develop algorithms, evaluate tools, and create customized radar methodologies and products to address a variety of geospatial intelligence problems.

    GEOINT Analysts (Photogrammetric Image Science) apply advanced techniques to measure the dimensions of objects, identify locations, and determine imaging parameters. They perform monoscopic, stereoscopic, and multiscopic mensuration on overhead imagery, and they measure handheld or video imagery. They develop mensuration strategies, determine requirements, evaluate tools, and create customized methodologies and products to address a variety of geospatial intelligence
    problems.

    GEOINT Analysts (Lidar Image Science) apply advanced techniques to determine the intelligence and geospatial information contained in lidar data. They develop algorithms, evaluate tools, and create customized lidar methodologies and products to address a variety of geospatial intelligence problems.

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