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Russian/Georgian Translators

Leidos | Reston VA 22096 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/12/2019

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking experienced and highly qualified Russian translators with an additional knowledge of Georgian or Chechen language. The linguist will perform a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring a general professional capability as follows:

Translation:
  • Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hardcopy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture 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.


Clearance Requirements:
  • TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract. We will sponsor processing security clearances.
  • without a fully adjudicated security clearance.


Education Requirements:
  • BA/BS and/or equivalent formal military training or 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.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience 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.


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Location Reston, VA, 22096, United States
Categories Intelligence

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