Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst

United States Army - Los Angeles, CA

Contract

Requirements

Applicants must be under 35 years old and be a US citizen. There cannot be tattoos above the collarbone or below the wrists. No ear gauges. Cannot be on any prescribed medication.

Overview

The geospatial intelligence imagery analyst is responsible for analyzing overhead and aerial imagery developed by photographic and electronic means. They provide Army personnel with critical information about enemy forces, potential battle areas and combat operations support.

Job Duties

  • Produce intelligence by analyzing images, fixed/moving targets and geospatial data
  • Identify military installations, facilities, weapon systems, military equipment and defenses
  • Determine the location and dimensions of objects
  • Conduct Battle Damage Assessment

Training

Job training for a geospatial intelligence imagery analyst requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Planning overhead and aerial imagery collection
  • Preparing maps, charts, reports and Geospatial-Intelligence
  • Using computer systems and imagery exploitation software
  • Analysis of fixed/moving target indicators, geospatial data and overhead/aerial images

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in reading maps and charts
  • Gathering information and studying its meaning
  • Ability to think, speak and write clearly

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.

Future Civilian Careers

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in research, business planning and even government agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $22,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Job Location:

  • Los Angeles, CA