Cartographer in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Number: R0029138

Cartographer

Key Role:

Conduct cartographic-based communication for the client. Maintain responsibility for all geographic databases, including shape files, hard copy maps, rasters, vectors, imagery, and geographic data and distributing needed files to designers in the appropriate formats. Stay abreast of new technology developments in the geographic and cartographic realm by attending conferences, summits, meetings, and other industry gatherings. Ensure maps are designed correctly and maintain quality assurance and quality control oversight. Ensure cartographic principle standardization, best practices, and procedures. Analyze the writing of cartographic standard operating procedures. Provide ad hoc map creation and cartographic design support, as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with cartography

-Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Suite, ArcGIS, Map Publisher plug-in, Google Earth, KML, and SharePoint

-Knowledge of world geography and standard cartographic practices

-Active TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to get work in rapidly-changing, task-oriented environments

-Ability to pay strict attention to detail

-Ability to be flexible and learn new technologies or tools quickly

-Ability to work in a dynamic multi-contractor environment

-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills


Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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