Imagery Analysts build and maintain tasking strategies, and analyze and interpret imagery to support U.S. military and policymaker interests. Imagery Analysts analyze the activities and interests of specific countries, regions, and non-state entities, as well as the impact of natural and man-made disasters. Imagery Analysts conduct multi-intelligence research, populate and exploit intelligence databases, and produce and disseminate intelligence products. Imagery Analysts build and maintain professional relationships with other NGA offices and external partners, and provide senior-level briefings, as required.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:
1. Familiarity with conducting imagery research and analysis to address national security issues.
2. Knowledge of utilizing imagery or open source intelligence to deliver a product or service to a customer.
3. Understanding of conducting data mining and analytics for exploratory analysis.
4. Familiarity with using data visualization or new methodologies to address international or intelligence issues.
5. Demonstrated ability to develop and present findings to meet the needs of various audiences.
6. Demonstrated experience collaborating with experts to solve problems.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:
1. Familiarity with remote sensing and/or imagery analysis tools and software (i.e., electronic light tables, such as RemoteView or SocetGXP).
2. Possess knowledge of or technical skills in scripting and coding, programming, algorithm development, data science, and/or computational thinking.
3. Knowledge of national and/or Commercial Imaging Systems, image tasking; image processing, image exploitation and writing imagery reports.