Badging Linguist

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(1/23/2020 11:35 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking a Badging Linguist for our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.


  • Provides interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing operations affiliated with the Security Department
  • Conducts accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation from Arabic into English and vice versa
  • Translates various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English to Arabic and vice versa
  • Provides advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents 
  • Accurately scans, researches, and analyzes foreign language (Arabic) documents
  • Meets with individuals to gather relevant information for the Security Department
  • Reviews documents and paperwork as and when required
  • Analyzes Arabic record checks, and other information necessary for employee process
  • Completes a written record of the investigation of Host Country Nationals to enable the Badging office to make accurate security adjudication decisions
  • Prepares and types clear concise written reports in a timely manner, free of grammatical and spelling errors
  • Liaisons with Iraqi Military as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience developing and writing Reports
  • Must have a proficiency in Arabic and English speaking, writing, interpreting and translating - Native proficiency preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Arabic culture with previous work in the region
  • Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in standard dialect and vocabulary rarely requiring the need for paraphrasing or explanation
  • Familiarity with the local culture and customs with the ability to operate within the local populace on site
  • Basic understanding of Security System administration functions 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Working Conditions

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities


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