BAE Systems Toponymist/Linguist in Springfield, Virginia

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates MUST have an activesecurity clearance and willing to complete aPolygraph.

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 softwareapplications: ArcGIS or GeoMedia Pro, and the Microsoft Office tool suite. Candidates must have expertise in forigen languages - Arabic, Farsi, Chinese, or other foreign languages. Candidates must possess excellent oraland written communication skills and will interact with team members, customer representatives, external customers, and functional peer groups.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:


Springfield, Virginia