Arabic Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia Job ID: 2016-11170


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: translating and transcribing Arabic text and audio into English; performing consecutive interpretation from Arabic to English and the reverse; monitoring and reviewing open source reporting/media for translation and transcription; independently monitoring and researching social media in Arabic to identify relevant content; creating summaries of collected information; 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 Arabic.
  • 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 Arabic translation.
  • Experience in using 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.
  • Familiarity with web based social media and technology.
  • A background in media production or research in media trends and analysis.

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.