Cartographer - MID with Security Clearance

Royce Geospatial Consultants Inc
Saint Louis, Missouri
Apr 20, 2024
May 09, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Job Description Why Choose Royce Geo We're not your typical government contracting company, nor do we want to be. At Royce Geo, we live for building durable and long-lasting relationships with our clients, providing exceptional service with a CAN'T QUIT / WON'T QUIT attitude. We are creating a culture of winning, optimism, FUN, and caring for the person next to you. If you want to work in a real team environment and share the wealth and satisfaction of providing real value to your customer, then this company may be just for you. Royce Geo prides ourselves in our values-first approach. Our values of Accountability, Attitude, Communication, Innovation, and Leadership are integrated into how we approach problems, guide our interactions with others, and create the framework for our culture. We recognize and reward our team members that champion these attributes. We offer a competitive benefit package that is designed to attract and retain exceptional talent. We take care of our team members from multiple facets including health, financial, and well-being programs: Robust health plan including medical, dental, and vision Health Savings Account with company contribution Annual Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Paid Parental Leave 401k with generous company match Training and Development Opportunities Award Programs Variety of Company Sponsored Events Be a part of a new corporate contract for Royce Geo! Contract is expected to be awarded in June 2024. We are looking for a results-driven Cartographer in St. Louis with experience in performing cartographic production at both large and small scales! Responsibilities: Use an understanding of geography, cartographic finishing principles, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to produce and/or review national and international co-producers, academia, military, civil partners/contractor produced maps and charts (previously accepted and approved by the Government) at various scales. These maps and charts may consist of the following standard products and variants: Topographic Map (TM), MGCP Topographic Map (MTM), Image City Map (ICM), Joint Operations Graphic (JOG), Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC), Jet Navigation Chart (JNC), Global Navigation Chart (GNC), and Operational Navigation Chart (ONC) Evacuation Chart (EVC). Defines and explains the scale, cost, and timetable of a project and issues contracts for the performance of services. Attribute, conflate, edit, exploit, extract, format, manipulate, merge, position, and symbolize geospatial information to build map/chart finished products and/or to perform quality assurance reviews. Confirms that the tasks are completed on time, in sequence, within budget, and under the terms of a contractual agreement. Analyze/evaluate Foundation data for quality in terms of coverage, accuracy, currency, completeness, and the applicability to the requirements. Evaluates project protocols and procedures to reduce costs and improve the quality of executed assignments. Participate in technical exchanges with Government, partners, and contract personnel located at their site and virtually around the globe. Enabling activities in support of map/chart production (i.e. writing SOPs and how to guides, training coworkers, etc.) Required Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in cartographic finishing, feature extraction, and data content management. Knowledge of Feature Data Specifications or Product Specifications (DPS) to include, the Topographic Data Store (TDS) and Multinational Geospatial Co-production Program (MGCP) schemas, Data Product Specification (DPS), and/or Standard Information Guidance (SIG) for GEOINT product lines which include Topographic Map (TM), MGCP Topographic Map (MTM), Joint Operations Graphic (JOG), Tactical Pilotage Chart (TPC), Jet Navigation Chart (JNC), Global Navigation Chart (GNC), and Operational Navigation Chart (ONC) and variants (provisional, automated, etc.).
Knowledge of digital data formats including, vector data, shapefile and spatial database, GML, and Extensible Markup Language (XML).
Knowledge and skills necessary to edit, merge, and/or conflate geospatial content.
Experience finding and using resources/webservices/websites as they pertain to features/attributes required for portrayal on map/charts. Resources may include; Geographic Names, Boundaries, GRiD, Geodetic Packages (GEOPAK), Automated-Air-Facilities-Intelligence-File (AAFIF), Digital Vertical Obstruction Files (DVOF), Digital Nautical Chart (DNC), TDS, MGCP, etc. Demonstrated expertise with cartographic finishing software and automation tools, such as Cartographic Web Services (CWS), Digital Cartographic Studio (DCS), ArcGIS Desktop/Pro and extensions, and/or Cartographic Automation Production Solution (CAPS).
Demonstrated experience performing geo-locational mensuration functions, extract coordinates and positional relationships from digital database systems.
Demonstrated experience performing imagery interpretation from various imagery sources to validate features present on or missing from map/chart products and the underlying feature data.
Basic experience using a geospatial database.
Demonstrated experience communicating technical aspects of the cartographic product finishing tradecraft with clarity and accuracy both verbally and written.
Experience with combining digital cartography, computer technology, GIS, cartographic and geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats.
Experience performing Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance of maps/chart using documented specifications and standards.
TS/SCI Clearance Desired Qualifications: Experience in developing production schedules in order to deliver customer requirements on-time or ahead of the due date.
Experience with Python scripting.
Experience serving in a supervisory or Technical Lead work role.
Experience training coworkers or others in cartographic techniques and best practices.
EEO Statement Royce Geo. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations should email or call with requested details. A member of the HR team will respond to your request within 2 business days. Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal ( Please review our current job openings and apply for the positions you believe may be a fit. If you are not an immediate fit, we will also keep your resume in our database for future opportunities. About Royce Geo Established in 2015, Royce Geo has quickly evolved into a well-rounded, diverse, small business tackling some of the most complex issues for our Defense and Intelligence Community clients. We are an award-winning small business firm, providing vital support to our mission partners across four core areas: Geospatial Information Technology, Data Analytics, Intelligence, and Training. Our team members are highly skilled subject matter experts, who listen and partner with our clients to accomplish the mission. We own the problem and find the solution while upholding the highest standards-to exceed expectations. We take risks and challenge the status quo to deliver innovative and cutting-edge solutions. Our employee-centric company culture is everything. Even while we grow, our small company mentality continues to exist. We demand inspiration from our leadership, and accountability from all so that we can influence others through our actions. This is Royce Geo.