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CLEARED Linguists
Ref No.: 17-06977
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Job Title: CLEARED Linguists
Work Location: Virginia, Maryland, DC Area
Clearance: TS/SCI
Job type: Full time
We are looking for the following Languages
Arabic (Levantine), Lithuanian-Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian-Russian, Arabic (Nadji), Macedonian, Serbian-Croatian, Urdu, Arabic Mesopotamian, Malayalam, Singhalese, Arabic-Kurdish, Nepali, Somali, Arabic-Persian, Pashtu, Tagalog, Bengali, Pashtu-Urdu, Tamil, Georgian, Persian-Farsi, Telugu, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish, Kurmanji, Sorani, Chinese, Korean, and Mandarin. 

Job Description:
MSI is seeking to IMMEDIATELY interview and to hire cleared Linguist's SME's to support our national security programs. Each qualifying candidate chosen will become a direct employee with MSI and will be provided full benefits and the opportunity for advancement and growth. These specific language positions are available for near-native to native level proficiency; passing on the ILR scale between 3+ and 5. Each linguist will become a translator SME's for research, translation, and summarization. The primary duties will include internet research in English, translation of articles, summarization of key points, and report creation. Training will be provided. No deployment required.
Minimum Requirements
MUST BE of US Citizenship to support on a US Government Contract.
MUST HAVE a current and active – TS/SCI Security Clearance.
MUST BE fluent in near - Native or Native in targeting language
MUST BE fluent in near - Native or near Native English and have strong ability in written English composition.

MUST possess a strong cultural knowledge and very capable and knowledgeable in Microsoft Applications and Internet research.
MUST HAVE the ability to review audio/video material and write/transcribe information into target Language with a high-degree of accuracy and expression AND have an excellent understanding of one or more regional dialects.
Preferred Qualifications
The ability to accurately translate a wide variety of complex texts from the target language into English. These texts may contain difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing.
Linguists shall be able to accurately capture cultural subtleties, nuance, and emphasis. A level of cultural mastery is required for the translator to capture socio-cultural essentials embedded in text to include political, religious, historic, and ethnic elements.
In terms of gisting/summarizing: Each Linguist Should Be able to identify and flawlessly summarize all pertinent factual information and abstract concepts, recognizing the significance of complex expressions, such as colloquial text or technical terminologies.
The ability to triage documentation to isolate full-range of information that is of importance to the task at hand and be Masters use of and assists in development of reference materials.
Working knowledge of CBRNE [Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives] terminology.