Leidos Language Services



Leidos is one of the largest providers of language services to the intelligence, defense, and law enforcement communities. With a portfolio of more than 100 languages and dialects, our experienced, professional linguists provide translation, interpretation and analysis services to decision-makers at home and abroad. Our linguists are almost exclusively native speakers who hold close ties to the region and understand the people, the culture and the societal structures that influence events around the globe. Many of our personnel hold advanced degrees, possess security clearances, can deploy overseas at a moment’s notice and are accustomed to working in culturally diverse regions.

As a mission-focused organization, Leidos has made significant investments to offer the federal government cost-efficient solutions through an automated translation workflow, positioning our clients to do more with less.

A Commitment to Excellence

Leidos provides accurate translation and interpretation services by using a variety of workflow management processes that can be tailored specifically for individual customers that allows for visibility into the workflow at each stage of the process. We also provide metrics on materials that have been reviewed, gisted, translated, synthesized, and/or completed at each stage.

Language Services with Global Reach

Leidos’ linguists maintain advanced language skills and are immediately prepared to meet mission requirements. Our Linguist Training Center provides testing and training resources to:

  • Ensure the accuracy and validity of testing certifications
  • Provide mission-specific training needed to deploy or start on contract
  • Deliver our workforce value-added training resources in the areas of Internet research, writing, computer software, and language services
  • Offer professional development activities, including improving existing language skills, learning a new language, or a new dialect

Experience and Expertise

We are attuned to the mission and needs of our customers, and can draw from vast resources and capabilities to fully address their requirements in an efficient and effective manner.

Our linguistic capabilities are augmented by these specialized services:

  • Professional management of a diverse workforce, with consideration for cultural sensitivities and customs
  • Ability to assure continuity of operations in changing mission requirements or surge scenarios
  • Effective workflow management combined with quality control best practices and software tools to increase productivity and establish an organized approach to assignments
  • Fully cleared recruiters who have forged relationships with many foreign language communities across the United States

 Linguistic Core Capabilities

  • Full translation, gisting, summary, and triage
  • Courtroom interpretation
  • Combat interpretation
  • Consecutive, simultaneous, escort, meeting and conference interpretation
  • Document exploitation and analysis
  • Media monitoring
  • Document triage
  • Full life-cycle translation (assignments/editing/QA)
  • Automated workflow capabilities
  • Performance and production metrics, research design, and statistical analysis


  • Media exploitation
  • Analysis and training on specific regions and populations
  • Semantic analysis of collected communications
  • Open source collection and analysis
  • Strategic communications

     Below are a number of languages Leidos’ recruits for.  In order to be considered, please apply here.


    • Amharic
    • Gujarati
    • Saraiki
    • Arabic (all dialects)
    • Hassinya
    • Serbian
    • Azeri
    • Hausa
    • Sidhi
    • Bengali
    • Hindi
    • Slovak
    • Bulgarian
    • Indonesian
    • Slovenian
    • Chinese
    • Italian
    • Somali
    • (Cantonese)
    • Japanese
    • Spanish
    • Chinese
    • Javanese
    • Sudanese Arabic
    • (Mandarin)
    • Korean
    • Swahili
    • Croatian
    • Kurdish
    • Tajik
    • Czech
    • Lorma
    • Tamil
    • Dari
    • Macedonian
    • Thai
    • English
    • Maghrebi Arabic
    • Turkish
    • Farsi
    • Malay
    • Ukrainian
    • French
    • Mandingo
    • Urdu
    • French-Arabic
    • Pashto
    • Uygur
    • (combined)
    • Polish
    • Uzbek
    • German
    • Portuguese
    • Vietnamese
    • German-Turkish
    • Punjabi
    • Yoruba
    • (combined)
    • Romanian


    • Greek
    • Russian




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