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MENA Linguist, Senior in Quantico, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job Number: R0041308

MENA Linguist, Senior

Key Role:

Apply linguistic and cultural expertise and employ independent research and analysis techniques in support of the DoD mission. Leverage knowledge of the language, culture, politics, military, economy, and current events of Arabic speaking regions to produce high-quality translations, gists, and sight translations of Arabic material, provide quality control of others' translations, and guide operational tactics and methodologies in a high tempo environment. Identify and compile relevant information to author accurate, articulate, and time sensitive products on a wide range of topics in support of client requirements. Assist with the development of sound operational tools and strategies. Participate in senior-level briefings and meetings to provide context and subject matter expertise to key decision makers.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with performing written Arabic to English translation

-Knowledge of Arabic speaking cultures, politics, military, economy, current events, and psychology

-Knowledge of standard Adobe and Microsoft Office products

-Ability to demonstrate professional-level proficiency in Arabic and English and perform at an Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing in those languages

-Ability to produce client-ready, time sensitive products and reports per client requirements

-Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that may on occasion require working non-standard hours

-TS/SCI clearance required

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with DoD CI and collection initiatives or programs

-Experience as a counterintelligence or HUMINT officer

-Experience with Cyber threat analysis or computer network operations

-Experience with US counterterrorism operations and analysis

-Experience with social networking platforms, applications, and trends

-BA or BS degree preferred

Clearance:

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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