Mandarin-Chinese Linguist in Quantico, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

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Job Number: R0036391

Mandarin-Chinese Linguist

Key Role:
Apply expertise in linguistic and cultural work 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 Mandarin-Chinese speaking regions to produce high quality translations, gists, and sight translations of Mandarin-Chinese material, including providing quality control of others' translations, and guiding operational tactics and methodologies in a high optempo environment. Identify and compile 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, and provide context and subject matter expertise to key decision makers.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with performing written Mandarin-Chinese-to-English translation
-Knowledge of Asian culture, politics, military, economy, current events, and psychology
-Knowledge of standard Adobe and Microsoft Office products
-Ability to show professional-level proficiency in Mandarin-Chinese and English and perform at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing in Mandarin-Chinese
-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 counter threat operations and analysis
-Experience with social networking platforms, applications, and trends
-Experience with Cantonese language and Cantonese regional expertise a plus
-BA or BS degree, preferred

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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