Toponymist/Linguist

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates MUST have an active security clearance and willing to complete a Polygraph.

As a Toponymist/Linguist, you will analyze and conflate information associated with feature data within the Geographic Names Database (GNDB). You will prepare files and maps for work, accurately entering data to maintain and update the GNDB. You will respond to questions concerning the proper and correct usage of names, various Romanization systems, and other descriptive information related to Geographic Names, policies, and procedures. Interpret and apply national and international policies governing the treatment of names and general guidelines coming from the US Board on Geographic Names and other related organizations. You will use the Geographic Names Processing System (GNPS), charts, imagery, and geospatial tools to refine names information. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Required education: High School/GED or Bachelor’s degree, depending on level of position.

SKILLS: Candidates must have experience using the following software applications: ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro, and the Microsoft Office tool suite. Candidates must have expertise in forigen languages, with at least a Reading Skill Level 2 for one of the following languages: Albanian/Serbian; Arabic; Chinese; English; Farsi; French; Greek; Hebrew; Indonesian; Japanese; Korean; Pashto; Russian; Spanish; Thai; Uzbek; or Vietnamese. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and will interact with team members, customer representatives, external customers, and functional peer groups. About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression


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