SOSi

Translator

Job Locations US-VA-Northern Virginia
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(1/17/2020 12:16 PM)
ID
2020-3319
Category
Intelligence
Location : Location
US-VA-Northern Virginia
Clearance Requirement
Other

Overview

***This position is contingent upon award of contract***

 

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Translator in the DC metro (Northern VA) area. 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.

 

Languages Needed:

Arabic

Somali-Arabic

Tagalog-Indonesian

Chinese

Farsi

Korean

Spanish/Portuguese

French

Responsibilities

 

  • Translator shall differentiate information of value and summarize in a succinct, understandable format that follows the customer's Operations and Style Guide
  • Translator must read, write and speak the specific foreign language at a fluent or native level
  • Research foreign and domestic websites and must be able to produce reports in a specified format and may be responsible for populating spreadsheets
  • Gist, summarize and translate foreign language printed, electronic or audio/visual material into clear, understandable and idiomatically correct English
  • Candidate must be familiar with the culture, media and language of their target area
  • Translator will be required to perform analysis Internet derived information

 Desired Functional/Domain Areas of Expertise

 

In additional to expertise as a Translator, desired domain/topical experience is preferred in one or more of the following areas:

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) – Chemical, Biological, Radiation/Nuclear (CBRN) weapon developments of state and non-state actors, including sub-specialties in specific WMD types (CBRN), delivery vehicles, and detection methods, satellite and space systems
  • Counterterrorism (CT) – Monitoring and analysis of leadership, motivations, capabilities, plans, and intentions of foreign terrorist groups, as well as their state and non-state sponsors
  • Counter-proliferation (CP) – Collection and analysis of information sources to support the countering of WMD threats and the proliferation of WMD-related components and materials, to also include counter-threat transnational crime related areas of narcotics, human trafficking, and cryptocurrency and financial intelligence, CBRNE technologies
  • Detection and Evaluation of Foreign Influence (DEFI) – Identification and analysis of undue influence by foreign governments on political, economic, and security policymaking of other governments, experience in Information Operations, Counterintelligence (CI) netops

Qualifications

  • 3-10 + years of experience in language support
  • Bachelors Degree (ideally completed in native country)
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in the target language
  • Candidates must be familiar with the culture, media, and language of their target area
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to obtain a US government security clearance

Working Conditions

  • Virtual, metro DC area, or onsite at SOSi
  • Flexible shift hours to meet surge

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