Careers - Metronome
Careers

BE A SPARK IN OUR INDUSTRY
JOIN THE METRONOME FAMILY


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.


Toponymist

Job Title
Toponymist
Requirement ID
27382804
Location
Springfield,  VA
Other Location
Description

Roles: (1) Russian and (1) Chinese – Mandarin 

Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI (must be able to obtain a CI poly)

Required Education and Experience: 3 to 10 (bachelor’s degree in a field related to the support services may count for up to four years of this experience.)

Unlike a typical Toponymist, this position will not require knowledge of GeoMedia PRO, the GeoNames Database (GNDB) or BGN.

Functional Responsibility:

  • Experience using Russian language skills at a DLPT IV (or equivalency) tested reading/listening of 2/2 or above.
  • Experience using Chinese-Mandarin language skills at a DLPT IV (or equivalency) tested reading/listening of 2/2 or above.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting open source data collection, evaluation and dissemination.
  • Demonstrated experience applying knowledge and quickly developing new knowledge of emerging technologies regarding open source (i.e., social media, deep web searches, big data analysis and bulk data harvesting).
  • Demonstrated experience applying critical and spatial thinking skills to develop and execute effective research plans.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively communicating with teammates, mission partners, or senior leadership, verbally or in sign language, in writing and through demonstration of GEOINT techniques, methodologies, concepts, or processes.  Experience representing an office or organization to internal and external audiences.

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of geography, cartography/map reading skills, and understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Basic knowledge of research gathering and library functions (query, ordering, etc.).
  • Minimum proficiency of Level 2 for Reading as defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Proficiency Levels or the equivalent that meets or exceeds the ILR skill Level 2.  Testing must have taken place within two years prior to on board.  In either Russian or Chinese – Mandarin.
  • Special Requirement: Toponymists must maintain a two-year currency at Level 2 or higher, verified by test results submitted to the Government.

Preferences: N/A

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 15 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the work day.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will/may be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time / Exempt

Benefits:

Metronome offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Other:

An Equal Opportunity Employer:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status. Metronome LLC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO).  Metronome LLC shall provide reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations.  Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.

Required Skills

see above
Openings
2


An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.