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

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Number: R0034732

Mandarin-Chinese Linguist

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 foreign regions to produce high quality translations, gists, and sight translations of Mandarin-Chinese material, provide quality control of others' translations, and guide 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 demonstrate 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 additional languages or specific regional expertise a plus
-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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