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Job #: R-00018036
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Language
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:


Job Description:

Join the Leidos Language Service team as an experienced, highly motivated language analyst!

We are currently hiring cleared Somali linguists in addition to a wide-range of other languages (and local/regional dialects) to include various African, Western European, Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and East Asian language families.

Primary Responsibilities include providing:

- High quality, highly technical translations to and from English and target language

- Verbatim and/or summary transcriptions of English and/or foreign language audio material

- Monitoring services

- Analysis of data translated from written and audio materials

- Reports regarding support findings and processes along with various administrative reports

- Quality reviews

To be considered for this position, candidates must:

  • Currently hold a fully adjudicated TS clearance with the ability to obtain a poly and SCI
  • BA degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience
  • All candidates will be required to take and pass language testing along with initial customer review and approval
  • Possess knowledge of culture, current world affairs, and data provided
  • Be proficient in the use of a computer and word processing software

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

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