Albanian & Serbian/Croatian Toponymist (Geospatial Linguist)

    Leidos
    Saint Louis, MO 63132
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Description

    Job Description:

    How amazing it is to speak more than one language and be paid for it!

    Leidos is seeking aSerbian/Croatian or Albanian Toponymist (Geospatial Linguist) candidateto support a customer site in StLouis Missouri.Active TS/SCI clearance required to be considered.

    TheSerbian Toponymist(Geospatial Linguist)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
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Requires a BA degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance
    • Basic knowledge of geography, cartography/map reading skills, and understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • 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:Serbian Toponymist(Geospatial Linguist)must maintain a two year currency at Level 2 or higher, verified by test results submitted.

    "External Referral Eligible"

    MACSS

    External Referral Bonus:Eligible

    Potential for Telework:No

    Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI

    Travel:No

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

    Shift:Day

    Requisition Category:Professional

    Job Family:IntelligenceLeidos

    Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

    Pay and Benefits

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    Commitment to Diversity

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

    Posting ID: 559416503Posted: 2020-06-03