Kurdish (Sorani/Kurmanji) Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia


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.   Other duties include: blogging, content management, editing, language training, monitoring, quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise, summarizing/gisting, terminology management, and translation related services.

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 Kurdish (Sorani/Kurmanji)
- University degree (ideally completed in native country)
- Minimum of 3-10 years of experience in Kurdish (Sorani/Kurmanji) Translation - No relocation available Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidate 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
- Masters degree
- A background in media production or research in media trends and analysis