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Job #: TR-662475
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Yes
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • US citizen
  • Professional-Level proficiency in a foreign language (ILR 3 or higher) in Arabic, Chinese, or Russian
  • Have at least one year of experience evaluating sources, conducting research, synthesizing and summarizing findings, and writing reports in English in accordance with designated standards, or commensurate training or education in a relevant field of study
  • Experience with research on publicly available information, including social media exploitation
  • Focused knowledge of particular media environments
  • Understanding of information collected from the latest digital media platforms
  • Must possess computer skills, including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient Internet skills that will allow advanced research on the Web
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributor to a virtual team
  • Self-starter with curious mindset and desire to solve problems and learn new skills
  • Strong organizational skills, time-management skills, attention to detail, and strong initiative
  • Effective communicator in both written and verbal formats to a variety of audiences
  • Successful completion of English and foreign language testing
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree or and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience with Human Language Technology (HLT) such as computer assisted translation (CAT) tools, post-edited machine translation, and adaptive machine translation tools.
  • Subject matter expertise or education in politics, culture, religion, international relations, economics, energy, counter-proliferation, cyber threats, counter-narcotics, military, science and technology, counterterrorism, or media of a particular country or region.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • US citizen
  • Professional-Level proficiency in a foreign language (ILR 3 or higher) in Arabic, Chinese, or Russian
  • Have at least one year of experience evaluating sources, conducting research, synthesizing and summarizing findings, and writing reports in English in accordance with designated standards, or commensurate training or education in a relevant field of study
  • Experience with research on publicly available information, including social media exploitation
  • Focused knowledge of particular media environments
  • Understanding of information collected from the latest digital media platforms
  • Must possess computer skills, including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient Internet skills that will allow advanced research on the Web
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributor to a virtual team
  • Self-starter with curious mindset and desire to solve problems and learn new skills
  • Strong organizational skills, time-management skills, attention to detail, and strong initiative
  • Effective communicator in both written and verbal formats to a variety of audiences
  • Successful completion of English and foreign language testing
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree or and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience with Human Language Technology (HLT) such as computer assisted translation (CAT) tools, post-edited machine translation, and adaptive machine translation tools.
  • Subject matter expertise or education in politics, culture, religion, international relations, economics, energy, counter-proliferation, cyber threats, counter-narcotics, military, science and technology, counterterrorism, or media of a particular country or region.


External Referral Bonus:
Yes

Potential for Telework:
Yes

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Language

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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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