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GIS Analyst - Cartographer
GIS Analyst (Cartographer)
Wright Patterson AFB - Dayton, OH
Clearance: Active TS/SCI
Start Date: August 6, 2012
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide Cartographic Services in support of customer specific operations.
SCOPE: Must be able to demonstrate Expertise and experience 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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION: Candidate must possess a minimum of 3 years relevant experience (experience must be within 18 months). Bachelor’s degree or applicable work experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
SKILLS: Candidates must demonstrate software knowledge of GIS Commercial software packages such as ArcGIS, ERDAS and SocetSet. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally using proper English grammar and stylistic conventions. Additionally, a demonstrated ability to work as a contributing team member is a must. Successful candidates will be required to complete important assignments on a short schedule, learn quickly, and possess the ability to accomplish tasks under limited supervision. The successful candidate must possess a strong attention to detail where the high quality and absolute reliability of intelligence products is essential.
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