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Arabic Linguist in Quantico, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Number: R0051350

Arabic Linguist

The Challenge:

Do you find yourself constantly looking for more and better information? Do you want a job where you can use your knowledge and research skills to improve national security? Never has the role of an Arabic linguist been so meaningful. More connected devices, larger storage capacity, and faster connections has resulted in an explosion of available information. The problem facing the intelligence community is no longer how to get more data – it’s understanding how to turn the data they have into answers. That’s where you come in. With critical thinking and flexibility, you quickly seek out the accurate data sources, sift through the raw data, and turn it into valuable intelligence. If you have excellent analytical skills and a problem-solving mindset, we have an opportunity to use those skills to support our warfighters, protect our national security, and inform our nation’s leaders.

As an Arabic linguist on our team, you’ll explore new data sources, create effective queries, and combine information from disparate sources to help your client understand their operational landscape. You’ll learn how to validate information and apply client tradecraft as you help build assessments for warfighters and senior policy makers. This is a chance to grow your expertise, develop new skills in advanced language-based analysis, and share your language, cultural, and regional expertise with other analysts. We focus on growing as a team to deliver the best support to our customers, so you’ll have resources for mentoring and learning new skills and tools. Join us as we provide the right information at the right time to support the critical needs of our defense community.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and intelligence. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Challenging projects – Whether training analysts on military equipment through VR technology; developing a simulation capability to allow teams to rehearse missions together; or integrating RFID tags into mobile devices to enable data access within a geo parameter, you’ll get to solve some of the world’s toughest problems.
  • Meaningful work – Use your skills to empower change. Your work will keep citizens and warfighters safe and well both at home and abroad
  • State-of-the-art technology – Broaden your intelligence capabilities with digital forensics, telematics, precision navigation, secure mobile operations, and advanced analytics
  • New skills – In-house experts and partnerships with tech leaders, like Nvidia and Splunk, mean you can get practical experience with advanced GPU technologies, Cybersecurity, and data science
  • Room to grow – You’ll be inspired to grow your career while making your ideas a reality thanks to new opportunities across the US and abroad, encouraging mentors, and collaborative colleagues.

You Have:
-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 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
-Ability to show professional-level proficiency in Pashto and English, including performing at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing
-TS/SCI clearance
-HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:
-Experience with DoD counterintelligence (CI) and collection initiatives or programs
-Experience in a counterintelligence or HUMINT role
-Experience with Cyber threat analysis or computer network operations
-Experience with US counter threat 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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