Continental Mapping
  • Springfield, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flex spending accounts, 401k, paid holidays, PTO and more

The Geodatabase Analyst will work within a government/contractor team providing database development support in creating cartographic and digital geospatial data products.  The Geodatabase Analyst uses their knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to implement workflows, create, and provision data content, conduct analysis, create products, and test GIS databases in support of customers within the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD).  They will work under the direction of others within larger project teams to provide this support.

The Geodatabase Analyst will work at NGA facilities in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO, with occasional travel to ESRI facilities in Vienna, VA or St. Charles, MO.

This position is contingent upon client approval, and successful cross-over of existing TS/SCI clearance.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Provide high-quality technical support and customer service to ESRI end users through effective communication and efficient troubleshooting
  • Resolve technical issues related to enterprise geodatabases using ESRI tools and other related technologies
  • Build databases or data stores from imagery and cartographic/digital sources, and support the development of GIS database designs
  • Review, interpret, and utilize established production processes
  • Perform mapping and webmap production tasks
  • Work well in a high energy, fast-paced, enthusiastic, positive, and collaborative culture
  • Identify issues and log defects for software improvements
  • Maintain comprehensive case documentation in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • As a Subject Matter Expert (SME), author and technically edit knowledge articles available to internal and external users



  • Analysis of Data: demonstrates ability to analyze and challenge details, data and facts to allow for accurate decision making
  • Analytical Thinking: ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach
  • Attention to Detail: ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Data Management: experience of checking all available data to get a more complete picture; using the data to propose effective solutions and identifying potential risks
  • Initiative: identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
  • Interpersonal Skills: treats others with courtesy, sensitivity and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feels of different people in different situations
  • Methodical Approach: breaking complex tasks into manageable segments; ability to identify possible problems or stumbling blocks
  • Results Oriented: ability to identify actions necessary to achieve task completion and to obtain results; ability to meet schedules, deadlines, goals
  • Self Direction: the internal drive to excel in a chosen career path; a desire to be "better" than you currently are, not matter how good you have already become
  • Technical Credibility: understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise
  • Time Management: establishes courses of action for self with the understanding of how this relates to the project and others to ensure work is completed efficiently


Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Proficiency with the ESRI product line, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS online, and related desktop extensions
  • Demonstrated experience with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), including Oracle, SQL Server, and PostGreSQL
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service, including strong troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly, retain large amounts of information, and adapt to a changing work environment
  • Proficient written and verbal communication abilities
  • Strong prioritization skills, including managing time and workload efficiently.


  • Background in software support or technical customer service with direct end user contact
  • Experience with data conversion/migration
  • Knowledge of Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems, Python scripting, and SQL
  • Experience with NGA systems, imagery, and digital mapping data, products, and services


Experience and Education:


  • Bachelor's degree in Geography, GIS, GEOINT, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant field.
  • 3+ years of experience in a related, technical field


  • Master's degree in a relevant field


License and/or Certifications:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Eligibility (TS/SCI)


Supervision Exercised:

  • Does not directly supervise employees; may be on team(s) providing guidance & instruction to others

                                                                          Equal  Opportunity Employer

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