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Job #: R-00010427
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:
    The National Solutions Operation is currently soliciting experienced linguist team lead for a large language services contract supporting a DoD customer in the National Capital Region (NCR). The Team Leads will work in a dynamic team environment. The Team Leads will work with linguist screeners and QC linguists.
    Must currently possess TS/SCI. Candidate will be required to pass a polygraph and subject interview prior to starting on the project.
    The primary responsibilities of the Triage Team Leads are:
    • Monitoring linguist performance and productivity
    • Coordinating of assigned project tasks
    • Relaying management requirements to teams
    • Updating production schedules
    • Serve as principal representatives during non-core hours
    • Interact with customers and platforms
    • Respond to requirements and requests
    • Maintain situational awareness
    • Provide a motivating environment
    • Maintain and enforce Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
    • Indoctrinate incoming contractor personnel into NMEC


    • Bachelor's degree
    • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
    • At least 8 years of professional experience to include:
    • Two (2) years of experience managing linguists
    • Six (6) years previous experience working as a linguist or having a military experience.
    • Achieve a minimum score of an Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) 3 in respective foreign language(s) and 3 in English for Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing, with a preference given to a 3+.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Effective communicator in both written and verbal formats to a variety of audiences
    • Be comfortable briefing senior government personnel
    • Be able to multi-task and respond/adapt to changing/evolving requirements

    Familiarity with Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) processes, the TED/Harmony (formerly DHDS) system, and specialized Human Language Technology (HLT) tools (i.e. Trados, Language Weaver, or similar).

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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