Russian Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia Job ID: 2015-10467


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 Russian text and audio into English; performing consecutive interpretation from Russian to English and the reverse; monitoring and reviewing open source reporting/media for translation and transcription; independently monitoring and researching social media in Russian 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 Russian.
  • 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 Russian 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.
  • Experience in a cyber, scientific, research, or technical field.