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.
No clearance is required to apply to the job.
After passing the required tests, we will sponsor and upgrade your security clearance.
TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguists cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.
Language Testing Requirements:
All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors.
BA/BS and equivalent formal military training 8+ years of related work experience.
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.
Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA).
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.