GEOINT CAREERS

Careers with an Incredible View

Imagine being able to identify anything on, above or beneath the Earth’s surface using cutting-edge technology to provide real-time intelligence to U.S. warfighters, or traveling to the site of a world crisis to provide geospatial products for humanitarian efforts. These are just some of the extraordinary everyday challenges of NGA, where talented, dedicated and driven professionals strive every day to “show the way.”

NGA is the lead federal agency for GEOINT, responsible for providing world-class 21st century innovations, tools, products and services. NGA is the nation’s eyes. We provide the visual context that helps shape the decisions that impact our world.

If you have a background in any of the following fields, consider a GEOINT career at NGA.

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This field focuses on statistics, remote sensing, mapping, charting, surveying, and geodetic data used to identify the geographic location and characteristics of natural or constructed features and boundaries on the Earth.

Career opportunities exist for applicants with skill sets in the following disciplines:

  • Data Science
  • Engineering
  • Geodetic Science
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Mathematics
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Statistics

This field involves technical, geographic and intelligence information derived through the interpretation or analysis of imagery and collateral materials.

Career opportunities exist for applicants with skill sets in the following disciplines:

  • Aeronautical Science
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Foreign Area Studies
  • Maritime Transportation
  • Military Air Traffic Control
  • Research & Development

This field involves the likeness or presentation of any natural or man-made feature, related object, or activity and its simultaneously acquired positional data – excluding images from handheld or clandestine photography.

Career opportunities exist for applicants with skill sets in the following disciplines:

  • Animation
  • Art & Graphic Design
  • Astronomy
  • Cartography
  • Geology
  • Imagery & Geospatial Science
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Photogrammetry