Senior Level GEOINT Standards Developer

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a Senior Level GEOINT Standards Developer for the NFE program.


General Responsibilities:

  • Writes GEOINT requirements as Standards adopted by U.S. and International organizations.
  • Ensure capability Standards for GEOINT data, geospatial data, GEOINT, and for APIs satisfy requirements across AGENCY and partners.
  • Create new ontologies to improve problem solving
  • Collaborate, test, and assist others in development and use of geospatial standards.
  • Responsible for progressing and maintaining official description of enterprise datasets
  • Support the capture and management of metadata and information sources from across the enterprise, including data sets, business intelligence reports, visualizations, and conversations.
  • Work with GEOINT standards Data Modeling languages to support the life cycle management of evolving data standards supporting AGENCY and NSG initiatives and acquisition programs.
  • Applying naming standards, and metadata standards, checks models in and out of Model Repository, and documents data model translation decisions
  • Support updating and managing MySQL, MS-ACCESS structures (Table, Columns) and content
  • Experience in the use of existing OGC standards and industry best practices related visualization, features, spatiotemporal data, metadata catalogs, and coordinate reference systems.
  • Working knowledge of the following software language, GitLab or GitHub, HTTP REST API’s, XML and JSON.
  • Working knowledge of a logical query expression such as SQL, XML or JSON filters


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.


5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD, additional 4 years experience may be considered in lieu of a degree


Skills and Experience:

Required Skills and Tasks:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with ability to pass a poly
  • Experienced technical writer.
  • Working knowledge using MySQL or other relational databases
  • Working knowledge of MS-Excel files
  • Working experience with GEOINT metadata
  • GEOINT domain experience
  • Experience working with dimensionally modeled data
  • Develop Ontologies and guide conceptual and logical models at the enterprise, segment, and solution level, spanning multiple special domains.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases constructs
  • Understanding of basic concepts of Unified Modeling Language (UML) Class Diagrams, object-based modeling concepts, and logical data models.

Desired Skills and Tasks

  • Experience with Collibra, Informatica or related data governance tools
  • Experience working with dimensionally modeled data
  • Experience in translating/mapping relational data models into XML and Schema
  • Experience with basic concepts of object-based modeling concepts and logical data models.
  • Familiarity with the major varieties of JSON (JSON-LD, GeoJSON, JSON-B, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS).

Work Level:

  • Self-guided individual work
  • Proactive team member
  • Task Lead

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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