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 Analyst (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 Analyst (Throughput Strategies)—collaborate with customers and source providers to ensure the delivery of GEOINT source data. They develop optimal source production and dissemination requirements, monitor and report on network health and status, implement relevant release policies, monitor site bandwidth utilization, recommend alternative delivery paths, maintain user site profiles/allocation, and support operations integration of new data sources and system capabilities.

Principal Scientist—domain experts in a core agency scientific discipline. They define and lead scientific research strategy in their domain for NGA and the intelligence community. They apply extensive Department of Defense and intelligence community experience to identify and promote ideas and opportunities to advance the agency’s ability to meet ever-expanding customer requirements for geospatial intelligence information. Principal Scientists act as a facilitator to bring diverse domains together to develop solutions based on an integration and fusion of technologies and sources. They support agency-level strategic planning. They provide oversight and coordination for agency science and technology programs.

Project Scientist—responsible for the day-to-day execution and technical oversight of a variety of scientific activities. They develop project schedules, determine resource requirements, provide technical guidance and oversight, and report results. Project Scientists apply in-depth expertise from a variety of scientific disciplines (e.g., photogrammetry, geodesy, GIS, computer science, mathematics, image science) to develop, analyze, evaluate, and apply new technology; develop expertise and tradecraft for the agency; and advise senior management on new and evolving technology. They participate in strategic planning, propose and defend program plans, and communicate and market results to customers and decision makers.



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