The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation at Leidos has an opportunity for a Operational Language Analyst Native Capability – Level 4 to work at various locations such as Ft Meade. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the customer language mission. In this mission you will conduct scanning and sorting/categorizing foreign language materials; recovering essential elements of information; gisting, translating and transcribing; compiling and updating operational working aids and databases; and drafting intelligence reports. The Operational Language Analyst Native Capability performs tasks required to process voice and/or graphic language materials in support of SIGINT Operations.
Ability to comprehend written and/or spoken material in the required language that includes references and vocabulary related to common social situations and everyday life in countries where the language is widely spoken
Sufficient English skills to render the main points of straightforward, factual materials in the required language into English with a reasonable degree of accuracy
This position may be available in the following locations:
- Ft. Meade, MD
- Augusta, GA
- San Antonio, TX
- Aurora, CO
- Wahiawa, HI
- Anchorage, AK
- Saratoga Springs, UT
- Wright Patterson AFB, OH
- Wiesbaden, Germany
- RAFMH - RAF Menwith Hill/Harrogate, UK
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, or equivalent from other countries.
- Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Skill Level 3 in both Audio Translation Performance and Translation Performance from the required language(s) into idiomatic, standard American English. Scores from the NSA Civilian Language Test of Record, valid at time of resume submission, may be used as acceptable validation for text translation and audio translation skill level(s). ILR skill level validation shall be documented within two (2) years prior to resume submission.
- Equivalent of eight (8) years full-time experience performing translation of materials (minimum ILR Level 3) from the required language(s) into idiomatic, standard American English. In lieu of the Bachelor’s Degree, an additional four (4) years of directly related, applied, practical work experience may be substituted for a total of twelve (12) years’ experience.
Native Capability is defined for the purpose of this labor category as having learned the language since birth; and having been formally educated in, and via, the language for a minimum of ten (10) years, in a country where the language is an official, national or commonly spoken language. Exception: In the case of a language/dialect that is not an official or national language and formal public education is not conducted in the language/dialect, Native Capability is defined as having learned and used the language/dialect since birth; and having used the language for at least fifteen (15) years in a region where the language/dialect is commonly used among a historically rooted population of resident speakers who employ the language/dialect in social, cultural, employment, economic, or other public sphere interactions beyond immediate family/household use.
Pay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $190,350.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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