Central America Organized Crime Analyst Subject Matter Expert (Language Analyst)

LE/IC Crystal City, Virginia


This is a contingent opportunity.

SNA International is seeking Language Analysts Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support the Criminal History Information Exchange (CHIP) program, a joint initiative between the Department of Justice, FBI, Department of State, and Homeland Security and Investigations. The location of the positions will be in Crystal City, VA.

The following list is representative of the types of activities and responsibilities anticipated to be performed, and is not intended to be all-inclusive:
  • Conduct analysis through open source and law enforcement databases, including DIVS and NCIC, to identify known gang members and associates listed as deportees on Immigration and Customs Enforcement manifests.
  • Following the identification of a gang member or gang associate within the deportation manifest, draft and complete a detailed report for LEGAT San Salvador, the SSGU Unit Chief and TAG personnel highlighting the background, to include the criminal history, of the identified gang member or associate. These reports will be prepared in Spanish and English.

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of six (6) years of general experience of which four (4) years must be specialized years of direct experience working gangs and criminal enterprises.
  • Active TS clearance, eligible for SCI, and willing to take a CI polygraph examination.
  • Ability to pass Spanish and English language proficiency tests for reading, writing and listening.
  • Knowledge and understanding of geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural environment in which the language is used or preferred.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, conveying ideas in an organized, logical fashion.
  • Ability to compose and prepare letters, documents, and reports that are clear, concise, understandable, and correctly formatted.
  • Experience in using standard software applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, etc.) to perform tasks.
  • Experience in creating and managing basic computer files using the appropriate format and style conventions.
  • Utilization of the above skills in a law enforcement or military environment is also desired.

Desired Qualifications:
  • A B.A. or B.S. degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field is highly desired, but is not required, as long as an additional eight (8) years specialized experience can be demonstrated, equaling a total of fourteen (14) years of experience, including twelve (12) years of specialized experience.
  • Previous experience working within the FBI performing Language Analyst functions.

SNA International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.