H2M Group Cartographer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

H2M Group is seeking a Cartographer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO!

The Office of Geography (SFG) has an immediate need for contractor support to perform cartographic analysis services within various DoD facilities. These positions will provide direct support to DoD’s combatant commands and Air Force in filling gaps in foundation GEOINT requirements and enhancing DoD’s continued delivery of mission-critical, timely, accurate, and tailored GEOINT intelligence. These services will directly support our client's customers with varying mission timelines and requirements for current and crisis support.

The Contractor shall participate in 16 hours of technical exchange per month with the Geospatial Planning Cell (GPC) military personnel located at their site. The technical exchange will focus on feature extraction and map product training

The ideal candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Extract specific feature data in accordance with the Feature Data Specifications, PC Project Specific Guidance, and other Data or Product Specifications to include the NSFG Feature Data Dictionary (NFDD) and Topographic Data Store (TDS) schema, Project Specific Guidance, other Data, and U.S. Military Feature Data Specifications Ground-Warfighter Geospatial Data Model (GGDM) and Products

  • Possess expert knowledge/skills in the use of ArcGIS and extensions

  • Possess the knowledge and experience working with Foundation GEOINT products

  • Possess the knowledge of the Multinational Geospatial Co-production Program (MGCP) feature extraction specifications

  • Have demonstrated experience working with Geospatial Data Requirements, Sources, Standards, and Products

  • Have demonstrated experience applying knowledge of quality control and assurance practices



  • 3+ years of cartographic finishing and feature extraction related experience.

  • Understanding of several products such as Controlled Image Base (CIB1), Topographic Line Maps (TLMs), Multi-national Geospatial Co-production Program (MGCP) products, MGCP Derived Graphics (MDG), Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED), Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), National Technical Means (NTM) in boundary recovery processes, including data retrieval and storage.

  • Understanding of the quality control process.

  • Understanding of geospatial database content management.

  • Understanding of feature data extraction and attribution processes.

  • DemonstrateS experience applying cartographic finishing techniques.

  • Familiar with data conversion tools, such as FME, ESRI extract, transform, and load (ETL) tools, or similar software extensions.

  • DemonstrateS experience with Map finishing Automation tools such as Cartographic Web Services (CWS), Digital Cartographic Studio (DCS), and Enterprise Product on Demand Services (ePODS).

  • Knowledge of data quality control tools, such as Geospatial Analysis Inspection Tool (GAIT), ArcGIS Data ReViewer, or comparable geospatial data inspection software.

  • Experience preparing, maintaining and presenting intelligence displays, reports, and briefings with the creation and use of visual aids (graphs, charts, etc.) and drafting, editing, and proofreading documents for publishing.

  • MUST be able to work rapidly in a high tempo, high-stress environment that often requires multi-tasking.

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledgeable with commonly used cartographic analysis and feature extraction software suites such as ESRI ArcGIS, Socet-Set, RemoteView, or comparable ELT software.

  • Ability to perform geo-locational mensuration functions, extract coordinates and positional relationships from digital database systems.

  • Experience maintaining and using geospatial databases.

  • Ability to compile, segregate, evaluate, research, interpret, analyze, and disseminate intelligence information to support operations.

  • Very knowledgeable on intelligence organizations and systems; collection and reporting systems, intelligence information sources; techniques of identifying, collating, evaluating, and analyzing information.

  • Knowledge of geographical and cultural aspects of foreign countries.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight.

  • Experience with combining digital cartography, computer technology, GIS, cartographic and geospatial production techniques, remote sensing, photogrammetry, and digital data formats.

  • Understanding of the geospatial data multi-user enterprise environment.

  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel.

Desired skills:

  • Attended a basic Intelligence Course

  • Experience using data mining tools and open source research methods

  • Experience managing or maintaining relational database management systems, such as Oracle Spatial or ArcSDE

  • Understanding of military capabilities weapon systems

  • Experience with application engineering, system administration, or software configuration of industry standard geospatial analysis and production software

Requisition ID: 702