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Job #: R-00003007
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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Potential for Telework: Clearance Level Required:
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Referral Eligibility: -

Job Description:

DESIRED PRIMARY LANGUAGE: Farsi Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capt

ure intended implications and many nuances. Can generally capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text. Word choice and expression generally adhere to target language (TL) norms and means of expression specific to subject field (s) and are strong enough to allow translator to operate successively in that field. Interpretation: Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation is needed, but on rare occasions simultaneous interpretation may be requested Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects. Transcription: Reviews audio or internet materials, transcribes with high degree of accuracy and expression. Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for preparing reports. Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects. Gisting/Summarizing: Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts. Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info. Master use of reference materials. Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic research on the Web. Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for giving briefings. Must be able to obtain TS/SCI w poly
TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance. Education Requirements: BA/BS and/or equivalent formal military training or 5+ years of related work experience. Language Testing Requirements: All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors. Desired Skills: Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations, Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English, Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired. Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA). External Referral Eligible

TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance

ducation Requirements:

BA/BS and equivalent formal military training 8+ years of related work experience.

Language Testing Requirements:

All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors

anguage Testing Requirements:

All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors.

Desired Skills:

Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations,
Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English,
Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.
Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA).

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:
-

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Travel:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

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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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