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Fulani + French

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:


Job Description:

Job Description

Leidosis currently soliciting experienced and highly qualified Fulani + French Language Linguists\Translators. The linguist will perform a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring a general professional capability as follows:


+ Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.

+ Can generally capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text. Word choice and expression generally adhere to target language (TL) norms and means of expression specific to subject field (s) and are strong enough to allow translator to operate successively in that field.


+ Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation is needed, but on rare occasions simultaneous interpretation may be requested

+ Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.


+ Reviews audio or internet materials, transcribes with high degree of accuracy and expression.

+ Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for preparing reports.

+ Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.


+ Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts.

+ Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info.

+ Master use of reference materials. Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic research on the Web.

+ Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for giving briefings.


Security Clearance Requirements:

+ TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.

Education Requirements:

+ R equires a BA degree in English or journalism, or equivalent experience and training, and 8+ years of prior relevant experience inediting or writing within the Intelligence Community. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Language Testing Requirements:

+ All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors.

Desired Skills:

+ Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations,

+ Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience

+ Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English,

+ Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.

Guidelines on Residence/Travel:

+ Travel OCONUS is a REQUIREMENT for some of the languagesunder this program unless otherwise specified. Candidate must be able to support the contract 24/7 when on travel.

Pay Range:Pay Range - -

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00087156

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Fulani + French, Other , Reston, Virginia

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