Somali Linguist

Linguistics Columbia, Maryland Job ID: 2016-11398


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Must be a US citizen - Security clearance is not required to apply; however, applicant must be willing to undergo a background investigation and polygraph to establish the security access required for employment.

Required Skills:

  • The qualified applicant shall be a native speaker of Somali, raised to adulthood (generally regarded as 18 years of age) in Somalia.
  • The qualified applicant must be able to comprehend formal and informal uses of the native language with a full understanding of the cultural, social, and political implications of the language in use, based on an upbringing in the native land.
  • Prior translation experience preferred
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills required.
  • Applicant should be prepared to provide date and place of birth, date of immigration to the U.S., date U.S. citizenship granted, and history of formal education and employment.


  • Higher education in both Somali and in English is strongly preferred.

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.