Education Education and Experience Experience
GEOINT Analyst (Scientific Linguistics)
Bachelor’s degree in linguistics or an NGA-specified foreign language with a minimum of 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of coursework in linguistics. Master’s degree in theoretical linguistics is highly desirable. The candidate must also receive a reading proficiency level 2 on the Defense Language Proficiency Test in a foreign language specified by NGA Four years in a NGA-specified foreign language that includes a minimum of 6 semester (9 quarter) hours of coursework in linguistics and demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work. The candidate must also receive a reading proficiency level 2 on the Defense Language Proficiency Test in a foreign language specified by NGA
GEOINT Analyst (Source Strategies)
Bachelor’s degree in cartography, cultural area studies, earth sciences, environmental science, geodesy, geography, geology, GIS, history, hydrography, hydrology, imagery science, international affairs/studies, liberal studies, oceanography, photogrammetry, physical science, political science, remote sensing, or a related discipline Four years, including a minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in the education requirements plus experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work Six years of significant applied experience in the intelligence field, imagery analysis, the use of current GIS tools, or work related to the fields listed in the education requirements
GEOINT Analyst (Spectral Image Science)
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, imagery science, mathematics, physical science, or a related discipline Four years, including a minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in the education requirements, plus experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work
GEOINT Analyst (Thermal Infrared Image Science)
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, imagery science, mathematics, physical science, or a related discipline Four years, including a minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in the education requirements, plus experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work
GEOINT Analyst (Throughput Strategies)
Bachelor’s degree in cartography, communications, cultural area studies, earth sciences, engineering, environmental science, geography, geology, GIS, history, imagery science, international affairs/ studies, liberal studies, photogrammetry, physical science, remote sensing, or a related discipline Five years, including a minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in the education requirements plus experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work Six years of significant applied experience in the application of communication strategies, architecture, systems integration, throughput management, requirements analysis, or work related to the fields listed in the education requirements
Principal Scientist
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, physical science, or a related discipline that includes at least 24 semester (36 quarter) hours in physical science and/or related engineering science. Such coursework includes, but is not limited to, astronomy, cartography, chemistry, computer science, dynamics, electrical engineering, geodesy, geology, geophysics, GIS, mathematics, orbital mechanics, photogrammetry, physics, remote sensing, or surveying. An advanced degree (e.g., M.S., Ph.D.) in engineering, mathematics, physical science, or a related discipline is preferred Four years, including minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in any area listed in the education requirements plus additional experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties associated with this work


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