Arabic + Kurdish Linguist

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
TS/SCI with Poly
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an Arabic/Kurdish Linguist in Reston, VA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring advanced capability to perform translation, transcription and interpretation tasks in support of the customer.


Blogging, content management, editing, language training, monitoring, quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise, summarizing/gisting, terminology management, and translation related services


  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani/Kurmanji)
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelors Degree (ideally completed in native country)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Arabic and Kurdish translation
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office
  • No relocation available

Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidates will be processed for a TS/SCI and polygraph.  Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Masters degree in a related field or MBA
  • A background in media production or research in media trends and analysis

Working Conditions

  • Travel OCONUS on a TDY basis is a requirement for some of the languages under this program
  • Candidates must be able to support the program 24/7 when on travel



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