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Geographic System Information (GIS) Analyst

Government and Military

Budget Analyst


Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Geographic System Information (GIS) Analyst

Amentum is currently looking for a GIS Analyst at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI

A successful candidate will support the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Accounting Agency (DPAA) by conducting research and field surveys using geospatial methods to advance casework and identify sites associated with missing military personnel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform complex geospatial research and analysis into the status of missing American service personnel from past wars.
  • Assignments include a variety of duties, to include documentary research, imagery geo-referencing, data management, datum conversion, imagery acquisition, historical document interpretation, secondary source readings, geographically bounded studies, field survey, survey mapping, witness interviews, method recommendation, map production, and briefings to Agency leadership.
  • Advance investigations into MIAs through data, archive, and field research analysis.
  • Occasional to frequent travel internationally as part of an Investigation Team. or other activities as required by agency leadership.
  • Occasional national travel to provide case updates to families or government officials.
  • Serve as an SME for the application of geospatial analytical methods and technology including GIS, Geophysical Survey, and other remote sensing technology.
  • Follow all client policies and procedures as well as other duties assigned

Required Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. degree in anthropology, archaeology, geography, geology, or related
  • Field and GIS Certificate from accredited GIS/Geography program or equivalent education and experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills evidenced by publication, technical report, and conference presentation record.
  • High level of proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS Software.
  • Able to deploy and work in austere field conditions.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • The above experience should demonstrate the capability to deliver products under conditions of high operational tempo, frequently adjusting priorities and flux in requirements, on time. It should also demonstrate the ability to interface effectively with senior members of external organizations to develop and support technical positions, to justify technical recommendations, and communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.

Desired Qualifications

  • 1 year of GIS-based field data collection in the fields of Archaeology, Anthropology, Geography, Geology, Natural Sciences, military operations, surveying, or related field.
  • GISP Preferred (GIS Certification Institute - GISCI certification).

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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