job opportunity: Cartographer

Geographic Services, Inc., located in McLean, VA, is recruiting qualified Cartographic Analyst candidates to fulfill the duties and responsibilities described in the Position Description below. This is a full-time position for task orders under a newly awarded contract.

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Position: Cartographic Analyst

Description: The Cartographic Analyst shall provide Imagery Analysis services in support of the production of standard and non -standard NGA intelligence products using geography, remote sensing, spatial analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), intelligence issues, and social and physical sciences to create information, characterize events, and discover relationships and trends.

Duties: Provide cartographic and geographic information systems (GIS) support to the customer. Provide research, analysis, product development, and source package preparation. Interact and coordinate with customers to provide insight and advice on best practices to meet the project’s and the customer’s requirements. Participate in the production of the full range of GEOINT products and services including the ability to provide effective briefing presentations.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance required. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 1+ years as an Apprentice, 3+ years as a Journeyman, 11+ years as a Senior, and 15+ years as an Expert cartographer. A GIS or related Certification is desired.
  • General Knowledge of NGA and the Intelligence Community demonstrated through on-site experience performing duties described above.
  • Experience with cartographic finishing, feature extraction, and data content management.
  • Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and geospatial database content management.
  • Demonstrated ability to export data in multiple formats, predominantly standard MILSPEC as well as shape files.
  • Knowledge of symbolization rules (how symbols are used to portray features).
  • Experience with combining digital cartography, computer technology, GIS, cartographic and geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel.
  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills.

  • Geographic Services, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required.