Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Lead NGA Imagery Standards Developer

    Job Locations US-DC-District of Columbia
    Systems Engineering: Requirements Development
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Joint Cyber/Information Security, Intelligence Acquisition Group provides strategic planning, analytical, tool development, and program management support.   Examples of our support include triage of compromised DIB data, analysis, and report development; trend analysis; and cross-case analyses and management oversight of the DASD portfolio of cyber and space-related programs.


    The Lead Imagery Standards Developer shall work in collaboration with NSG & ASG community membership, international partners, and other members of the GEOINT & IT Standards Division to ensure current and updated standards content for still & motion imagery standards meet capability delivery dates for NGA & NSG initiatives and solution providers. The Lead Imagery Standards Developer shall be responsible for providing specialized advice and assistance on complex technical projects and shall independently performs a variety of system analysis, design and/or engineering tasks that are broad and innovative in nature. The Lead Imagery Standards Developer shall serve as a Subject Mater Expert (SME) on development of Still and/or Motion Imagery Standards with the objective of facilitating compliance and interoperability through integration of NSG & ASG requirements while reducing technical and schedule risk in still imagery standards (e.g. NITF, NITF Extensions, and NATO Imagery STANAGs) and motion imagery an phenomenologies (e.g. EO, LVMI/WAMI, IR, MSI, and HSI) standards.



    • Have a Bachelor’s degree in technical or scientific fields such as Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Image Science or related STEM degree program.
    • Have expert-level working experience (10 years or more) developing Imagery Standards.
    • Have at least five (5) years demonstrated experience with:
      • Still Imagery collection, encoding, and operations, to include still imagery standards & Tagged Record Extensions (TRE).
      • Motion Imagery collection, encoding, and operations.
    • Motion imagery phenomenologies, such as:
      • Electro Optical (EO)
      • Large Volume Motion Imagery (LVMI)/Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI)Infrared Motion Imagery Standards (IR)
      • Multispectral Imaging (MSI)
      • Hyper spectral imaging (HSI)
    • Imagery compression formats and metadata schemas.
    • Top Secret DoD Security Clearance with SCI eligibility.


    • CI Poly.



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