Job Opportunity: Photogrammetrist – USGS Astrogeology Science Center

The USGS Astrogeology Science Center is looking for a Photogrammetrist (GS-11/12 Physical Scientist). We work in coordination with NASA and other agencies to support missions to planetary objects across the Solar System. If you are looking for a rewarding position in the Federal workforce and have expertise in photogrammetry and software development, we need your help! Job duties include developing software, algorithms, and/or guidelines for mapping planetary data; developing planetary sensor models that define the transformation between image space and object space; producing improved geospatial knowledge of extraterrestrial bodies and planetary datasets (e.g., spacecraft ephemerides, digital elevation models, orthorectified images and mosaics, metadata, and control networks); and providing guidance to technical staff working on photogrammetric and geodetic production tasks. Applicants must have a bachelor’s or higher degree in physical science, engineering, or mathematics, expertise in the concepts, theories, and principles of photogrammetry, cartography, geodesy, and/or computer vision, and experience developing and modifying software to apply these principles to highly varied datasets. Applicants must be US citizens, and a background check is required. This position is located in Flagstaff, AZ. Apply starting September 2nd 2019 through announcement DEN-2019-0254 (

Contact Brent Archinal with questions: ([email protected]; 928 556-7083).