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Kanuri Linguist in Augusta, GA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

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Job Number: R0030786

Kanuri Linguist

Key Role:

Leverage proficiency in the target and English language, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Provide expertise in research, collection, and analysis of the translation of documents, media, and other open and all source material in and from the target language and provide reports in English to address intelligence and national security requirements, as needed. Apply knowledge of cultural and linguistic aspects of the language to provide context to materials. Provide real-time interpretation services, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

-Ability to read, write, speak, and listen to Kanuri in a clear and concise manner

-Ability to transcribe or translate printed and audio Kanuri source material and provide analysis and reporting of translated foreign language source material

-Ability to provide the cultural and ethnic context of translations, interpretations, and transcriptions with an expert linguist’s opinion given to the supported organization or agency as to the most likely meaning or intent of terms, phrases, or statements that may have multiple valid interpretations

-Ability to perform shift work

-Ability to achieve 3/3 ILR in the target language, including Level 3 for reading and listening on the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) 5 point scale and English

-TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with INSCOM or a regional operation center

-Experience with SIGINT or geospatial mission functions


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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