MOS 35G Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst
Geospatial Intelligence Imagery (GEOINT) Analysts assigned to the Military Intelligence Detachment – Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) are trained and qualified as Airborne Target Surveillance Supervisors (ATSS) onboard the Air Force E-8C JSTARS. The ATSS is the pivotal interface between the E-8C and Army Tactical Ground Stations (TGS) ensuring radar data flow is uninterrupted between the air and ground by maintaining, managing and performing troubleshooting to ensure the Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI)/Dismount Moving Target Indicator (DMTI)/Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is successfully passed. Analysts coordinate and communicate with ground and Army aviation combat units by receiving and processing Radar Service Requests (RSRs) in support of dynamic ad hoc intelligence requirements. Perform Phase 0 exploitation as requested by ground units and SOF elements.For more information on MOS 35G, see this Army website.
The following civilian credentials are related to MOS 35G. These credentials may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these credentials, click on the credential title below.
For supervisory and managerial credentials, please refer to the Manager (All enlisted E-5 and above) page.
|Credential||Agency||Related As||Promotion Points||Skill Level||Star||GI Bill®||Accreditation|
|Certified Records Manager (CRM) Is In Demand||Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM)||other|
|Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS (ASPRS) Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Mapping Scientist, Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Remote Sensing Technologist Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points|
|Certified GIS/LIS Technologist Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Photogrammetric Technologist Is Not In Demand||ASPRS: The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society||some||Promo Points||Star|
|SARTECH II Is Not In Demand||National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR)||some||Promo Points|
|SARTECH I / Crewleader Is Not In Demand||National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR)||some||Promo Points|
|SARTECH III Is Not In Demand||National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR)||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional Is Not In Demand||GIS Certification Institute (GISCI)||some||Promo Points|
|ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Associate Is Not In Demand||Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)||some||Promo Points||GI Bill|
|ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Professional Is Not In Demand||Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)||some||Promo Points||GI Bill|
|ESRI Enterprise Geodata Management Associate Is Not In Demand||Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)||some||Promo Points||GI Bill|
|ESRI Enterprise Administration Associate Is Not In Demand||Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)||some||Promo Points||GI Bill|
|GEOINT Professional Certification Fundamentals (GPC-F) Is Not In Demand||National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency||most||Promo Points||ISkill Level I:||NCCA|
|Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||other||GI Bill||ANSI|
|ESRI Enterprise Geodata Management Professional Is Not In Demand||Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)||some||Promo Points||Star||GI Bill|
|Certified Collection Management Professional - Fundamental (CCMP-F) Is Not In Demand||Defense Intelligence Agency PMO (DIA)||most||Promo Points||IVSkill Level IV:||NCCA|
|Associate Certified Analytics Professional (aCAP) Is Not In Demand||Informs||other|
|GEOINT Professional Certification GEOINT Collection (GPC GC-II) Is Not In Demand||National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency||most||Promo Points||IVSkill Level IV:||NCCA|
|GEOINT Professional Certification Imagery Analysis (GPC IA-II) Is Not In Demand||National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency||most||Promo Points||IISkill Level II:||NCCA|
|GEOINT Professional Certification Imagery Science (GPC IS-II) Is Not In Demand||National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency||some||Promo Points||NCCA|
|Certified GEOINT Professional - GIS & Analysis Tools (CGP-G) Is Not In Demand||United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)||some||Promo Points||NCCA|
|Certified GEOINT Professional - Remote Sensing & Imagery Analysis (CGP-R) Is Not In Demand||United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)||some||Promo Points||NCCA|
|Certified GEOINT Professional - Geospatial Data Management (CGP-D) Is Not In Demand||United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)||some||Promo Points||NCCA|
|Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification (IFPC) Is Not In Demand||Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD(I))||some||Promo Points|
|Certified Records Analyst (CRA) Is Not In Demand||Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM)||other|
Some states have specific licensing requirements for the following related civilian occupations. These state licenses may require additional education, training or experience. Click on the occupation below to get more information on state requirements from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Related Civilian Occupations
The following civilian occupations are similar to the duties performed by MOS 35G-Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the civilian occupation below. To search for related civilian job opportunities, go to the Veteran’s Employment Center.
|Civilian Job||Duties Matched||Bright Outlook||Registered Apprenticeship||Local Salary Info|
|Cartographers and Photogrammetrists||most||find local salary|
|Computer Operators||some||find local salary|
|Database Administrators||some||find local salary|
|Emergency Management Directors||some||find local salary|
|Geographic Information Systems Technicians||some||find local salary|
|Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists||some||find local salary|
|Intelligence Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Mapping Technicians||most||find local salary|
|Operations Research Analysts||some||find local salary|
|Radio Operators||some||find local salary|
|Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists||most||find local salary|
|Remote Sensing Technicians||some||find local salary|
|Training and Development Specialists||some||find local salary|
Related Federal Occupations
The following federal occupations are similar to MOS 35G-Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst. These occupations may require additional education, training or experience. For more information about these occupations, click on the federal occupation below.
Other Career Considerations
A wide range of civilian job opportunities is available within the private and public sectors that align with MOS 35G Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst military training and experience. More information about these opportunities and other considerations concerning occupations related to MOS 35G can be found below.
0132: Intelligence Research Specialist
Overview: This job series covers positions located within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Intelligence Enterprise (IE). Specialty areas for this position include research, analysis, evaluation, coordination, and dissemination of intelligence information; assessment and hypothesis testing regarding known or emerging border security threats; and maintenance and control of classified material and derivative classification requirements that apply to national security.
Duties at CBP: Work within this job series requires an Intelligence Research Specialist to apply a full range of analytical knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide finished intelligence and intelligence products in support of operations to enhance the agency mission. Typical work assignments may include:
- Execution of all-source intelligence compilation, analysis, production and dissemination;
- Timely assimilation of disparate data; rendering of knowledgeable and accurate assessments regarding the intelligence implications of such data; and effective presentation;
- Sourcing reliability and information validating determinations; incorporation of information from multiple sources into intelligence products;
- Synthesis of information into coherent and meaningful pictures or visualization of trends and patterns to convey intelligence to the appropriate audience for awareness, status updates or to inform operations;
- Identifying intelligence gaps, problems or potential difficulties; and
- Assessment, estimation, and forecasting regarding evolving or emerging border security threats; recommendation of appropriate courses of action to counter those threats; and successful execution of intelligence initiatives.
The IntelligenceCareers.com website provides a portal to information on intelligence and defense related opportunities in the private sector.
There is a wide range of job opportunities available within the U.S. Intelligence Community for information technologists, scientists, engineers, and crypto-, signals and imagery analysts. Individuals leaving the military with training and experience in the intelligence area will find positions that closely align with their military training and experience.
Agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community include:
- Defense Intelligence Agency
- National Security Agency
- National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
- Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Department of Homeland Security
In addition, there are other intelligence components within the U.S. Intelligence Community associated with the Departments of Energy and Treasury as well as all branches of the military services. Due to the nature of these positions, U.S. citizenship and background checks are required. Other prerequisites may include age, medical or psychological examinations, and drug testing.
The ASPRS: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society website provides a detailed description of careers in the Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing occupational field.
Troops to Tech Careers is a program created by CompTIA to provide opportunities and resources for Veterans interested in a career in the information technology (IT) field. Troops to Tech Careers is a collaboration between CompTIA, educational institutions and training organizations, and corporate employers to provide Veterans with an opportunity to Learn-Certify-Work. Veterans can locate education and training centers nationwide that will help them plan an IT career pathway and identify training courses they may need to prepare for a related IT certification. On the employer side, Troops to Tech Careers maintains a corporate registry listing companies that have made a commitment to prioritize hiring IT certified Veterans. The Troops to Tech Careers website includes a job search tool that lists available jobs by geographic location that are mapped to the skills tested by CompTIA certifications. Additional information about the program can be found at the Troops to Tech Careers website.