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ARABIC CONSECUTIVE LINGUIST-PT

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Job Number:
651425
Job Category:
Linguist / Cultural Analyst
Location:
VIENNA, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

Job Description:
Leidos currently has an opening for an ARABIC CONSECUTIVE LINGUIST. Candidates must currently possess TS/SCI in JPAS. Linguists may work a variety of functions including but not limited to consecutive interpretation, translations, gisting, triage and quality control in a variety of locations.

 

Translation
Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hardcopy 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. 

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. 


    *External Referral Eligible*

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Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI is a must.
  • Interpretation Skill Levels: Level 4 (Advanced Professional Performance) - Able to interpret in the simultaneous mode required by the setting and provide almost completely accurate renditions of complex, colloquial, and idiomatic speech, as well as formal and some highly formal discourse. 
  • Conveys the meaning of the speaker faithfully, including most, if not all, details and nuances, reflecting the style, register, and cultural context of the source language, without omissions, additions or embellishments. 
  • Demonstrates mastery of the skills required for interpretation, including command of both working languages and their cultural context, expertise in some specialized fields, and ability to prepare new specialized topics rapidly and routinely. 
  • Very good delivery, with pleasant voice quality and only occasional hesitations, repetitions or corrections. 
  • Performance reflects the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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