Cartographer, Apprentice - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Saint Louis
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Cartographer to join our team in St. Louis, Missouri!

SFH seeks to increase In-House DNC/ENC 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 scope of work for DNC/ENC production includes, but is not limited to, support to 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 efficiency of the production process.

  • Data conversion/migration.


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with ability to obtain and maintain a CI Polygraph

  • 1-3 years of experience in geography, cartography, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which includes skill in ArcGIS applications

  • High School Diploma

  • Experience in creating shapefiles, geodatabases, and features.

  • Knowledge of digital cartography, image processing, geographical information systems (GIS), geospatial production techniques and agency digital data formats.

  • Ability to utilize geographic names information from the GNDB.


  • Active TS/SCI with ability to obtain and maintain a CI Polygraph


  • 40 (Full Time)


  • Day


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.

  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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