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Cartographers

NCE – DNC/ENC

The Martime Safety Office (SFH) seeks to increase In-House DNC/ENC (Digital Nautical Charts/Electronic Navigation Charts) production and contract DNC/ENC production capacity which will allow SFH to respond more rapidly to customer requests and to enhance the quality and accuracy of SFH’s DNC/ENC portfolio.  The scop f work for DNC/ENC production includes, but is not limited to support the following functions:

  • Source evaluation of rasterized nautical charts, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, Notices to Mariners (NtM), orthorectified imagery, chart catalogs and a variety of Open Source or government furnished data sets, to produce project packages for In-House or contract production.
  • Compiling or updating maritime features and attributes for the SFH DNC/ENC portfolio on ArcGIS based Data Capture and Finishing Environment (DCAFE) workstations or ESRI based Foundation GEOINT Modernization (FG MOD) production environment workstations
  • Extracting features from a variety of sources including but not necessarily limited to rasterized nautical charts, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, NtM, orthorectified imagery, and chart catalogs
  • Writing Python Scripts in ArcGIS to improve the efficiency of the production process
  • Data conversion/migration

NCE – LPC

The Maritime Office of Safety (SFH) seeks to expand Littoral Planning Charts (LPC) production throughput to enhance the currency, quality, and accuracy of SFH’s LPC portfolio.  The scope of work for LPC production includes, but is not limited to, support to the following functions:

  • Source evaluation of rasterized nautical charts, DNC, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, NtM, topographic maps, orthorectified imagery, chart catalogs, and a variety of Open Source or government furnished data sets, to produce project packages for contract mission partner or In-House LPC production.
  • Compiling or updating maritime features and attributes for the SFH LPC portfolio on ArcGIS based DCAFE workstations, eSRI based FH MOD production environment workstations, or Integrated Exploitation Capability (IEC) workstations
  • Extracting features from a variety of sources including but not necessarily limited to rasterized nautical charts, DNC, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, NtM, topographic maps, orthorectified imagery, and chart catalogs

Requirements

  • Active TS/SCI
  • Minimum 3 years of cartographic finishing, feature extraction from maps, charts or various imagery sources, attribution population, and related experience
  • Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and PLTS
  • Ability to geo-rectify maps, charts, and various sources
  • Knowledge of NGA Products and Services

Desired:

  • Experience creating, editing, and manipulating shapefiles, geodatabases, and features
  • Ability to export data in multiple formats, predominantly standard MILSPEC as well as shapefiles
  • Knowledge of generalization rules
  • Ability to use imagery for the purposes of nautical chart compilation
  • Experience combining digital cartography, computer technology, GIS, cartographic and geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats
  • Ability to perform manual or automated bulk quality checks
  • Knowledge of geospatial database content management
  • Knowledge of symbolization rules (how symbols are used to portray features)
  • Experience working with geospatial data in a multi-user enterprise environment

 

                                                                                  Active TS/SCI required

Planning, Policy, Business Analyst

(U) Planning, Policy, and Business Analyst XO-GEOS:

The Expeditionary Operations Office is seeking contractors to support the Global Expeditionary & Operational Support Team (XO-GEOS). Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the coordination of the bi-weekly Global Expeditionary & Operational Support Team (XO-GEOS) and update presentations for the Director and KC leadership on behalf of XO leadership.
  • Prepare NGA deployer status slides and organizing and reviewing deployed leadership/analysts’ briefs.
  • Seek out, schedule, and coordinate the delivery of special analytic briefs germane to the support of expeditionary operations and send out appropriately classified briefs via emails and keep an accurate distribution list. The Contractor shall work logistics issues with the NGA VTC Team, track/update/research action items from the GEOS.
  • Update, and respond to and resolve assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Produce the Daily Accountability Matrix (DAM) by organizing/editing all deployed site reports into one report.
  • Identify inaccurate, conflicting, or incomplete information, and work with XO recruiters and schedulers and deployed leadership to research and fix these discrepancies. The Contractor shall also produce the weekly XO Senior Accountability Report showing an executive level view of the DAM.
  • Maintain cognizance of day-to-day critical XO activities pertaining to systems technology and data, and then communicate issues and concerns to the XO leadership.
  • Send out calendar invites with meeting minutes attached, keep up an accurate distro list, and work with NGA VTC Team on logistics.
  • Track, research, and update action items from the meetings, and respond/resolve assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Provide input to the generation of a Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) for NGA support to expeditionary operations based on lessons learned from current NGA deployers.
  • Provide assistance with DOD Global Force Management (GFM) requests, attend weekly VTC meetings, and work with XO leadership to accept or reject NGA requests for forces (RFFs).
  • Maintain strong lines of communication with deployed leadership teams, and coordinate between XO, NGA KCs, NGA deployers, and COCOMS on issues impacting NGA expeditionary operations.
  • Attend NGA DOP’s Operation Planning Team (OPT) meetings for emerging and new requirements of expeditionary operations, and shall keep XO leadership informed of potential impacts of new requirements to existing deployed/operational resources. The Contractor shall also attend other analytic round tables and IC special interest meetings concerning NGA deployed analysts.

                                                                                  Active TS/SCI required

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