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Leidos is currently seeking Arabic Linguists/Translators for our ACC ISR program at Fort Meade Maryland .The linguist will perform a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring a general professional capability as follows:
Work Location: Fort Meade Maryland
Must be a U.S Citizen and have a Current Top Secret SCI with Poly Security Clearance .
- Accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.
- 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.
- Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation is needed, but on rare occasions simultaneous interpretation may be requested .
- 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.
- Identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts.
- Triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info.
- Master use of References
Security Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI with Poly
- Bachelor’s degree and 4 + years of experience. Additional experience may substitute for a degree .
- Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) requirement: minimum of 2/2 (Listening/Reading).
- Knowledge of one of the following: U.S. Intelligence Community, U.S Military Operations, U.S Government Cryptology or U.S Government Law Enforcement
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English,
- Have a good understanding of one or more regional dialects.
- 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.
- Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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