Cartographic Analyst-Apprentice (648560)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


The Cartographic Analyst will work within a government/contractor team environment providing Digital Nautical Chart Production and Notice to Mariners support to existing and developing mission areas. Future needs and capabilities, as well as developmental assignments, are included.

Cartographic analyst duties includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Supporting Standard Nautical Chart production by performing cartographic analyst functions supporting the Enterprise Product on Demand (ePODs)production process

  • Notice to Mariners production in order to enhance the timeliness of updated nautical information reaching customers

  • Recompilation or updating maritime features and attributes in ESRI based FG MOD production environment

  • Extracting features from a variety of sources including but not necessarily limited to rasterized nautical charts, digital hydrographic survey data and ortho-rectified imagery; writing Python Scripts in ARCGIS to improve efficiency of the production process; Data Conversion/migration


  • High School Diploma with up to 3 years’ relevant experience
  • Active TS/SCI clearance required
  • Experience in geography, cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which includes skill in ArcGIS applications
  • Experience in creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features
  • Knowledge of digital cartography, image processing, geographical information systems (GIS), geospatial production techniques and NGA digital data formats
  • Ability to utilize geographic names information from the GNDB
  • Ability to analyze imagery and non-imagery source information for application to NGA hydrographic products and databases
  • Generate corrections for electronic and paper nautical charts and publications

"Eligible External Referral"

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta