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 Spanish Linguist (Part Time) - Dunn Loring, Virginia, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Leidos Inc 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Translator
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729451403 / Latpro-3841168 
Date posted: Nov-16-2021
State, Zip: Virginia, 22027

Description

Description

Job Description:

Spanish Translation:

  • Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.
  • Can generally capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text.
  • Word choice and expression generally adhere to target language (TL) norms and means of expression specific to subject field (s) and are strong enough to allow translator to operate successively in that field.

Interpretation:

  • Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation is needed, but on rare occasions simultaneous interpretation may be requested Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.

Transcription:

  • Reviews audio or internet materials, transcribes with high degree of accuracy and expression. Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for preparing reports. Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.

Gisting/Summarizing:

  • Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts.
  • Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info. Master use of reference materials.
  • Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic research on the Web.
  • Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for giving briefings.


Clearance:

  • TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.

Language Testing Requirements:

  • All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors.


Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS and equivalent formal military training 8+ years of related work experience.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations
  • Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English
  • Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.
  • Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA).


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Category

Interpreters and Translators


Education

Bachelor's Degree


Experience

8 to 20+ years


Job type

Part time



Requirements

See job description.

 

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