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Wiser Nautical Cartographer Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri

Nautical Cartographer Analyst

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  • Defense and Intelligence

  • St. Louis, MO, USA

  • Full Time

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The cartographic analyst will support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's Maritime Safety Office. The analyst must have direct experience with acquiring, analyzing, compiling, and disseminating maritime safety information and intelligence to populate and update nautical databases to support the production programs of: Digital Nautical Charts (DNC) and Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC). Compile or update maritime features and attributes for SFH DNC/ENC portfolio on ArcGIS based date Capture Finishing Environment (DCAFE) workstations or ESRI based GEOINT Modernization (FG MOD) production environment workstations. Work includes referencing source material to update publications, updating and/or writing new entries, submitting work through the QA/QC process, and meeting deadlines. Attention to detail is critical. Candidate must have knowledge and familiarity with Notice to Mariners (NtM). Must be able to balance various projects in a self-driven environment.

Required Skills and Education3-10 year of Cartography/ Mapping experience. Candidate must possess in depth understanding and experience using the following:

  • 3 to 10 years of cartographic finishing, feature extraction from maps, charts or various imagery sources, attribution population, and related experience.

  • Data conversion/migration.

  • Experience working with Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), specifically ESRI ArcGIS and PLTS.

  • Ability to geo-rectify maps, charts and various sources.

  • Knowledge of NGA Products and Services.

  • Self starters adept at working in a dynamic, fast paced team environment with maritime GEOINT domain expertise;

  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills; and are capable of creating and delivering effective PowerPoint based presentations.

  • The ability to manage multiple time constrained projects is critical to success.