Geospatial Database Engineer

Hurlburt Field, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-11288


Job Summary:

Compass Point is looking to hire a Geospatial Database Engineer to join us supporting one of our current government customers at Hurlburt Field, FL. The successful candidate will be part of a team that builds virtual environments that are flown on Special Operations Forces ground and air simulators; the system provides operational intelligence support to enable integrated SOF mission planning and rehearsal for real-world combat environments. This position will help develop, enhance, and analyze various forms of digital geographical data, and then assemble this data into real-time 3D visual databases for flight and ground simulation.

There are significant growth and learning opportunities exist for those who demonstrates initiative, inventiveness, original thought, incisive analysis, and comprehensive synthesis. Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills are required.


Job Responsibilities:

  • This position produces 3D high-level and low-level models in support of SOF training, planning, rehearsal, and 3D terrain database generation execution systems.

  • Formulates concepts and renders details from photos, CAD drawings, video, imagery, written or verbal information, and uses imagination to create or recreate 3D models.

  • Editing and creating textures, buildings, vehicles, and people for incorporation into various 3D database formats such as Vital, Unity, VRSG, VBS4, etc.

  • Creates geospatial informational (GIS) data in support of 3D simulation projects.

  • Validates the geospatial accuracy and certifies the use of intelligence data in the completed products.

  • Other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

  • Associate or Bachelor-level degree (Combination of training, education, experience including Military service equivalent to a degree and required years of experience may be acceptable).

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional and relevant experience, Experience supporting military / DoD program is a plus.

  • Experience in creating 3D models for database generation software; or creating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) computer systems displays and mapping.

  • Proficient user of at least two of the following programs: Photoshop, Presagis Creator, Autodesk 3D Studio Max, Autodesk Maya, ESRI ArcGIS Suite, FSI Vital 1100, CDB, Presagis Terra Vista, TerraSim TerraTools, VBS4 Toolkit, Unity.

  • Working knowledge of database generation workflow.

  • Experience creating and manipulating textures in Photoshop, Substance, or other editing software.

  • Experience creating and manipulating multiple geospatial intelligence data formats used to create simulation visual databases.

  • Have demonstrated an ability to balance responsibilities among assigned activities; including the ability to manage transitions effectively from task to task, and proven adaptability to varying customer needs.

  • Good time management skills are necessary to complete projects.


Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Compass Point

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11288