Chinese Linguist

Linguistics Suitland, Maryland Job ID:


About the Job:

The Candidate will provide specialized Linguistic support to satisfy programmatic requirements on-site at customer locations in Suitland, MD and other locations.  They will Perform Focused open source data mining operations, such as targeted internet searches for material on key Science and Technology issues identified by customer personnel and provide guidance and training to enlisted Linguist personnel to develop proceeding skills.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Required- Active TS/SCI (based on an SSBI)

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in translation of technical and military material (engineering drawings, manuals, maps...etc.)
  • Current Test scores (within the past 12 months) at ILR level 3/3 - Active TS/SCI (based on an SSBI)
  • Ability to translate and analyze both written foreign technical and operational documents.
  • Ability to conduct and employ all-source, including open-source, research/data-mining and fusion analysis operations and techniques
  • Ability to utilize IC databases and analytical software tools.
  • 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.


  • BS degree in technical discipline (3 years of additional experience is required in lieu of BS degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Degree
  • 10 years of experience in translation
  • Experience with intelligence cycle, analytical tools, and/or specific technologies related to the language and/or intelligence fields.