• Arabic GEOINT Toponymist -NON-DEPLOYABLE

    Job Locations US-McLean | US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/10/2018 4:21 PM)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), founded in 2010, is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) providing world-wide mission critical services across the Defense, Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities.  We’re headquartered in McLean, Virginia with satellite offices located in Carmichael, California and O’Fallon, Illinois. Our services include:

                Information Technology                                 Cyber Security
                Language                                                     Intelligence
                Telecom                                                       Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)


    • Basic knowledge of geography, cartography/map reading skills, and understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 
    • 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. 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.
    • Basic knowledge of research gathering and library functions (query, ordering, etc.). 
    • Minimum proficiency of Level 2 for Reading as defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels or the equivalent that meets or exceeds the ILR skill Level 2.  Testing must have taken place within two years prior to the issuance of a Task Order.  

    Special Requirement: Toponymists must maintain a two-year currency at Level 2 or higher, verified by test results submitted to the Government. 

    Military Experience (MOS):

    US Army - 12Y or 21U

    US Navy/Marines - 0261

    US Air Force - 1N1



    You will be working straight 8s.



    - HS diploma or GED and 6+ years of experience with analyzing intelligence

    - AA or AS degree and 3+ years of experience with analyzing intelligence

    - BA or BS degree

    - Completion of a Service or Agency Intelligence Training Course

    - GEOINT Professional certification (GPC) or be able to take and pass within 6 months of being on contract

    Education:  A bachelor’s degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to four years of this experience. 

    Years of Experience

    3 to 10



    Springfield, VA


    • Arabic Proficiency skill level 2 (or higher) for Reading is required as defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels or the equivalent that meets or exceeds the ILR skill level 2
    • Experience using ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro software and common office business software
    • (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and internet browsers)
    • Expertise in research and information gathering
    • Knowledge of regularly used NGA GEOTNT Sources
    • Experience with native maps, secondary source maps, historic maps used for extraction and comparison, mapping imagery for stereo and mono extraction at various resolutions
    • Experience creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features including data retrieval/storage
    • Knowledge of standard NGA products is also necessary to accomplish these services
    • Desired Skills
    • Specific experience processing geographic names following NGA policies and procedures


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