The role of the GIS Analyst Intern will be to support scientists and development staff at the LP DAAC in implementing new geospatial technologies for distributing, analyzing, and increasing the usability of NASA remote sensing datasets. The GIS Analyst Intern will work with remote sensing data such as MODIS, VIIRS, and ASTER and web services such as ESRI Image Services and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Services on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate will be a creative problem-solver who can respond to evolving development needs in an applied research setting. An eagerness to learn and implement new technologies is a must. The intern will be expected to work up to 8 hours per week at the EROS Data Center.
Prepare time-series remote sensing datasets in raster format for use in ArcGIS Server as ESRI Image Services and OGC Web Services such as WMS and WCS for public user and application consumption.
Create appropriate metadata for services such as WMS and WCS
Work with LP DAAC Science Communications staff to create ESRI Story Maps using data services to demonstrate uses of application data
Research and prototype new geospatial technologies using software such as ArcMap, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Pro
Completed or currently enrolled in at least one remote sensing course.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of ArcMap 10.0+
Familiarity with ArcGIS Pro
Familiarity with writing custom Python scripts
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and communication skills
About Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT)
Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT), headquartered in Greenbelt Maryland, is the primary contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey (EROS) Center near Sioux Falls, SD and is recruiting a GIS Analyst to support the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC). The LP DAAC is a NASA-funded project that has been located at the USGS EROS Center since 1990. Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC) staff provide operations, software engineering and development, outreach, and scientific support to the LP DAAC as well as support for Principal Investigators and thousands of users in the public Earth science community.