Chinese Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia Job ID: 2017-169


Description

About the Job:

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.

Duties may include independently monitoring and researching various media to identify relevant Chinese language web content, performing translations of various types of documents, transcribing information into summaries, interpreting from Chinese into English, and responding to other assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in Chinese.
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (ideally completed in native country).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Chinese translation.
  • Experience in using SharePoint and Microsoft Office.
  • No relocation available. 

Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidates will be processed for a TS/SCI and polygraph.  Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Master’s degree in a related field or MBA.
  • Experience in a scientific or research field.
  • Experience in open source research.