Cartographer – Must have TS/SCI with Polygraph, McLean, VA, Immediate Hire

Job Description

Clearance:  TS/SCI with a Polygraph

 Position # 570559814


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Cartographer Job Application

Synertex is seeking a Cartographer to work with a Government Intelligence Community client in McLean, VA.

Benefits include 15 days PTO, 11 days Paid Government Holidays, a 401k with 6% matching and an inclusion in our employee profit sharing program.


  • Cartographer will create professional finished intelligence cartographic products to convey complex subject matters to diverse audiences.
  • Manage complex and demanding cartographic projects; communicate directly with customers; facilitate design conceptualization and brainstorming sessions.
  • Identify and clarify customer expectations for content and style; develop production timelines; plan, coordinate, research, design, and develop cartographic products.
  • Ensure quality control and map usability, delivery and archival of final products to include conformity to production standards and compliance with processes and procedures, including copyright laws, internal workflow procedures, and established production standards.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Requires BA/BS and 3+ years of experience or no degree and 9+ years of experience.
  • Experience applying cartographic design principles, including color and theory, map projections, thematic and statistical mapping, topographic and reference mapping, display hierarchies, topography, and data generation.
  • Experience using cartographic data visualization techniques.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with map-related Java Script libraries is desired.
  • Familiarity with Esri's ArcMap, Avenza's Map publisher, QGIS, and Adobe Creative Suite is desired.
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