Sunday, January 12, 2014

Toponymist (Hebrew) Job

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Toponymist (Hebrew) (Job Number:601726)



Description:

POSITION SUMMARY(program supporting/general position overview):

The Mission Support Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Toponymist (Hebrew) shall analyze and conflate information associated with feature data listed in the Geographic Names Database (GNDB) while working closely with Intelligence Community (IC) geographic names experts. Selected candidate will use agency guidance and policies to respond to questions concerning the proper and correct usage of names, various Romanization systems, and the treatment of descriptive information on standard products. These services will use the Geographic Names Processing Systems (GNPS), charts, imagery and geospatial tools to refine names information for use in all types of products and to respond to use question via the Ad Hoc Query process. In addition, the candidate will prepare files and maps for work, accurately entering data to maintain and update the GNDB, including batching the completed work into the GNDB. The accuracy and reliability of the selected candidate’s work is essential to the missions of these users.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Selected candidate will scan and geo-reference hardcopy maps, research, and order geospatial data sources and commercial imagery to use as reference sources. Georeferenced maps and imagery must be conflated with the GNDB. Selected candidate will interpret and apply national and international policies governing the treatment of and general guidelines emanating from the US Board on Geographic Names (US BGN), the Department of State (DoS), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and other related organizations.

Qualifications

: TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

MINIMUM REQUIRED

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts/Sciences (or related field) and/or equivalent formal military training and 4+ years of related experience. Qualified candidates will possess an ILR Skill Level Two certification for reading (DLPT5 2/2) in the Hebrew language and have 0-3 years’ work experience. Active TS SCI clearance is required.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates should also have experience using ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro; creating shapefiles, geo-databases; utilizing native maps, secondary source maps, and historic maps for extraction and comparison; mapping imagery for stereo and mono extraction at various resolutions; and, expertise in research and information gathering. Specific experience processing geographic names following agency policies and procedures is highly desired. Ideal candidate must be a self-starter and capable of working independently with minimal supervision and guidance. Candidate must be able to multitask and deliver quality products within specified timelines. Candidate should work well as part of a team effort.

Leidos Overview:Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs: defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.




Job Posting: Dec 9, 2013, 10:40:50 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-SPRINGFIELD

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time

Company Overview

Our Mission

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business.

VALUES, BELIEFS & EXPECTATIONS

The foundation of the Leidos culture are our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognize and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.

INSPIRED to make a difference

We are committed to solving the world’s toughest problems. We achieve this by connecting our employees’ knowledge and our superior technologies across Leidos in pursuit of answers. We know that by embracing the differences of all employees we will unlock the creativity and innovation that makes a difference.

PASSIONATE about customer success

We are determined to understand and respond to our customers’ needs as if they were our own. This plus our dedication to deliver superior results ensures that we will create solutions that lead our markets.

UNITED as a team

We are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity are core to how we operate. We engage with others from a basis of trust because we believe that everyone is doing his or her best and wants to do the right thing. Therefore, we collaborate and share to create value for our employees, our shareholders and our communities.