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Cartographer

Cartographer

Job ID 
RW235677
Number of Positions 
1
Job Locations 
USA-VA-Springfield
Job Function 
Intelligence
Security Clearance Level 
Top Secret/SCI
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

Researches; monitors and analyzes intelligence data and makes recommendations based on that data.



1. Provides analysis and research for national security; infrastructure; technology; country; geographic area; biographic and targeted vulnerability.

2. Prepares assessments of current threats and trends based on the sophisticated collection; research and analysis of classified and open source information.

3. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operational success.

4. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes.

5. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

6. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and subject areas.

7. Participates in special projects as required.

Education

Bachelors Degree in a related technical or military discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; professional training; or work/military experience.

Qualifications

3-10 years of related experience supporting intelligence operations.



Candidate must have working knowledge in geography; cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which includes skill in ArcGIS applications. Expertise and experience in creating shapefiles; geo-databases; and features. Knowledge of geospatial analysis software suites (GIS commercial software packages such as ArcGIS; ERDAS & SocetSet; including common office software to include spreadsheets; word processing) used by NGA to accomplish its mission. Knowledge of digital cartography; image processing; geographical information systems (GIS); geospatial production techniques and NGA digital data formats. Expertise in research information gathering for the following sources: Primary legal documents that pertain to the delimitation; demarcation and maintenance of the boundary; including textual descriptions; coordinate lists; reports and accompanying maps. Native maps; secondary source maps; historic maps used for extraction and comparison. Mapping imagery for stereo and mono extraction at various resolutions using digital terrain elevation data sets. Expertise in preparing source material for digitizing; attribution; digitizing boundaries from georeferenced and ortho-rectified sources; applying projection; datum; and coordinate transformations; georeferencing and ortho-rectifing source materials (maps; imagery) and extracting vectors from stereo imagery or elevation data.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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