Cartographer w/ TS/SCI & Poly
Mission Services | Washington, DC | Full Time
Cartographer w/ TS/SCI & Poly
Hours: Full time (day)
Clearance: TS/SCI w/ Poly
Location: Northern VA
Experience: At least 5 years of cartography/geography or directly related field
Education: BA, BS, MA or MS, in cartography, geography, geospatial information systems, or similarly related discipline, with an emphasis in thematic cartography or additional years of experience in in cartography, geography, geospatial information systems, or similarly related discipline in lieu of degree
Cartographers are responsible for researching, designing, and producing thematic and reference maps in support of finished intelligence. Intelligence maps are designed for conveyance via mobile devices, web, and print. Cartographers work on regional accounts, such as: Africa, Eurasia, Western Hemisphere, Europe, Middle East or South Asia-Oceania.
Candidates work as part of a cartographic or interdisciplinary team managing multiple mapping projects under minimal supervision. Cartographers work with their analytic colleagues to define project requirements and provide advice on processes and procedures for optimal visual presentation. Cartographers are expected to develop and maintain sufficient regional expertise to provide substantive input into the final map product, including geographic features, Board on Geographic Names (BGN) rulings, key issues, and recent developments.
- Knowledge of cartographic design principles including color and symbology theory, map projections, thematic and statistical mapping, topographic and reference mapping, display hierarchies, typography, and data generation.
- Knowledge of GIS principles including data types; data layers; basic geographic, analytic, and statistical functions; geographic coordinate systems; and data formatting.
- Ability to collect, analyze, and integrate geographic and substantive data into an effectively designed cartographic product.
- Proficiency in the use of, or be rapidly gaining expertise with the software, hardware, and platforms necessary for cartographic, graphic, and web/mobile production, such as some of the following: GIS, ESRI ArcGIS, HTML, programming languages, Avenza MAPublisher, Intergraph GeoMedia Pro, Microsoft Office, Adobe software such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat.
Desired Experience: Adobe suite of software, as well as with web and mobile conveyance is strongly desired.
EICORP is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; cloud and managed IT solutions; engineering, and information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security. We provide training and logistics in support of readiness operations; and operational support services and solutions in support of organizations not limited to DHS, DoD, and the Intelligence Community (IC). We hire mission enablers whom reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion, in order to advance our corporate culture, develop our family of employees into the best they can be, and in turn grow our marketshare throughout industry.
EICORP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.