CACI International LiDAR Imagery Scientist in Springfield, Virginia

Job Description

CACI NSS, Inc has an immediate opportunity for a Journeyman LiDAR Imagery Scientist to provide cutting edge services within the Intelligence Community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in image science, remote sensing, earth science, physical science, engineering, computer science, statistics, or similar engineering/science field.

  • Proficiency, and at least 3 years’ experience with applied image processing and scientific analysis of Lidar data– including but not limited to:

  • Experience and proficiency in scientifically processing and exploiting Lidar data, to include viewshed\line of sight analysis, point cloud manipulation and editing, Z-clipping, slope, hillshade, aspect analysis, feature digitization, FOPEN analysis, and 3D modeling.

  • Experience in scientifically processing Lidar data from Civil and Commercial imaging systems.

  • Understanding of sensor design principles and their relationship to sensor performance in this phenomenology/discipline.

  • Proficiency using ArcGIS (to include Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and LIDAR Analyst); QT Modeler; and ENVI.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels in the GEOINT Community.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with the US Intelligence Community, specifically imagery collection and exploitation and GEOINT’s role in the intelligence mission.

  • Experience collaborating with all / multiple national and service intelligence agencies/centers.

  • Knowledge in the tasking of overhead intelligence collection systems.

  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel.

  • Working knowledge in the Windows operating system.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in developing and delivering lesson material in a formal classroom environment or for digital recording in video or CBT format. Familiarity with microlearning, video editing, lesson plan development principles.

  • Formal training in remote sensing and/or earth science/physical science, or engineering/mathematical disciplines.

  • Extensive knowledge of imaging radar physics, phenomenology, and phase history processing.

  • Proficient in Matlab, IDL, or similar image/signal processing capability.

  • Knowledge or experience with GIS software and methodological principles, especially ArcGIS.

  • Advanced degree in a scientific discipline, or social science/security studies if combined with prior academic or professional technical experience.

  • Proficiency with MS SharePoint especially as implemented in the IC/JWICS architecture.

  • Experience and technical knowledge associated with the development and use of APIs.

  • Experience and technical knowledge associated with the Amazon C2S cloud infrastructure framework.

  • Experience and technical knowledge associated with the IC implementation of the C2Scloud framework (especially, PKIs and content/access security constraints).

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.