Foreign Language Linguist, Mid in Quantico, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

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Job Number: R0026024

Foreign Language Linguist, Mid

Key Role:

Provide linguistic and cultural expertise and employ independent research and analysis techniques to support a DoD mission. Leverage knowledge of the language, culture, politics, military, economy, and current events of Farsi-speaking regions to produce high-quality translations, gists, and sight translations of Farsi 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 supporting 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 Farsi-to-English translation

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

-Knowledge of standard Adobe and Microsoft Office products

-Ability to demonstrate professional-level proficiency in Farsi and English, including performing at 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 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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