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Human Geographer Researcher

YesterdaySpringfield, VA


Leidos is seeking a Human Geographer to support a government customer in Springfield Virginia. An ACTIVE TS/SCI Level Clearance will be REQUIRED to be considered for this position.

The Human Geographer- Researcher will serve as a regional subject matter expert on issues related to human geography, socio-cultural analysis, and geospatial analysis in support of the Intelligence Community (IC). Specifically, the Human Geographer - Researcher will leverage their advanced knowledge and experience with digital cartography, computer technology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Cartographic and Geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats to extract relevant information and develop geospatial intelligence reports and products for the customer. Human Geographers focus on patterns and processes that shape human interaction with the built and natural environments. The successful candidate will be a member of an integrated government-contractor team providing direct support to U.S. National Security objectives.


  • BA degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Ability to research information on either the open web or classified databases.
  • Demonstrated MS Office, data mining and graphic design skills.
  • Experience creating visual aids (graphs, charts, etc...) and drafting, editing, and proofreading documents for publishing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GoogleEarth and ESRI/ArcGIS Suite including ArcMap and ArcCatalog.
  • Familiarity with geoPDF techniques
  • Experience with planning, scheduling, and quality control practices.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer support skills.


  • Expertise in one or more of the following foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Russian, Spanish, Thai, or Uzbek.
  • Experience creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features including data retrieval/storage
  • Experience working intelligence issues within an IC or DoD organization
  • Knowledge of human aspects of regional issues
  • Advanced GIS ability
  • Knowledge of regularly used GEOINT sources
  • Experience in imagery analysis and the use of ELT software
  • Experience with cross-platform intelligence research tools
  • Expertise and experience in geography, cartography, and GIS which includes skills in ArcGIS applications.
  • Ability to utilize geographic names information from the GNDB.
  • Familiarity with standard map and imagery products.

"External Referral Eligible"


Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $98,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Client-provided location(s): Springfield, VA, USA
Job ID: Leidos-R-00124164
Employment Type: Full Time