JOB DESCRIPTION: R&D Scientists apply the scientific method in one or more disciplines (e.g., Photogrammetry, Geodesy, Computer Science, Mathematics, Image Science, Human Terrain Analysis) to advance Geospatial Science and enhance Agency tradecraft. They conduct and develop novel scientific research projects and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration to further scientific inquiry and application. They providLearn more about this agency
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: NGA Research seeks an R&D Scientist within the Geospatial Cyber (GC) pod. This position will foster, administer, and execute an integrated project portfolio of applied research, advanced technology development, and capability transition for NGA to deliver technical intelligence superiority and decision advantage to the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD). The Geospatial Cyber pod focuses on deriving meaningful intelligence from the association of geospatial information with data in cyberspace. Topics include cyber-based pattern-of-life discovery, mobility modeling, and geospatial inference, as well as protection from threats to GEOINT data and methods. Specific duties of this position will include: - Construct, implement, and manage novel research programs in the spatial and/or temporal data mining, spatial and/or temporal databases, spatial and/or temporal statistics, and/or machine learning domains to advance the field of geospatial cyber with new and innovative capabilities for NGA, DoD and IC, adapting agilely to emerging needs and opportunities with well-designed R&D programs. - As a member of NGA Research, collaborate across the Research organization and NGA to achieve desired outcomes and ensure that NGA Research delivers new, impactful GEOINT capabilities. - Work with all GC customers to ensure that innovative geospatial cyber capabilities meet expectations and transition rapidly and effectively. - Promote interaction and collaboration with other government agencies, allied partners, industry, and universities to advance the geospatial cyber mission of NGA. - Provide subject matter expertise to advise stakeholders across NGA, DoD, and IC by communicating the potential impact of developments in the field. This position may be eligible for an INCENTIVE: selected candidates may be offered an incentive as part of the offer of employment, based on budget availability. To receive the incentive, selected candidates must be eligible under 5 CFR Part 575 upon issuance of the Final Offer Letter. Changes in federal employment status prior to issuance of the Final Offer Letter may affect eligibility. Incentive recipients sign a service agreement depending on the approved amount or duration of the incentive. If the employee leaves before the end of the service agreement, the employee may be required to repay a pro rata share amount of the incentive to the government. Candidates may receive an invitation to provide additional information or respond to questions via email and/or HireVue as part of the candidate evaluation process. Additional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit on this website as part of your application to NGA. These assessments may include but are not limited to: 1) Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe your job-related knowledge, skills(U) , abilities, or other characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in the application you submit must support the response you provide to this questionnaire. You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required assessments as soon as possible.
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