24.2004, Jobs: Multiple Languages; Applied Ling; Language Documentation; Translation: Linguist, FedSys Inc.

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Subject: 24.2004, Jobs: Multiple Languages; Applied Ling; Language Documentation; Translation: Linguist, FedSys Inc.

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Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 09:22:52
From: Stephanie Shyne [sshyne at fedsys.com]
Subject: Multiple Languages; Applied Linguistics; Language Documentation; Translation: Linguist, FedSys Inc., Virginia, USA

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University or Organization: FedSys Inc. 
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: DC, USA 
Web Address: http://www.fedsys.com
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Documentation; Translation 

Required Language(s): Arabic, Algerian (arq)
                      Arabic, Libyan (ayl) 
                      Arabic, Moroccan (ary) 
                      Arabic, Standard (arb) 
                      Arabic, Sudanese (apd) 
                      Arabic, Tunisian (aeb) 
                      Chinese, Mandarin (cmn) 
                      Dari (prs) 
                      English (eng) 
                      Kurdish, Central (ckb) 
                      Kurdish, Northern (kmr) 
                      Kurdish, Southern (sdh) 
                      Pashto (pus) 
                      Russian (rus) 


FedSys is currently seeking candidates for a Linguist opportunity with
multiple openings stationed in the DC Metropolitan area with multiple
government customers. Some short term travel may be required. A Top Secret
clearance is required.

Prior linguist experience in one or more of the following languages: Sudanese,
Russian, Farsi, Persian Farsi, Chinese (Mandarin), North African Arabic
(Taureg, Moroccan, Algerian, Tunisian, Libyan and Hassaniyah of Mauritania),
Arabic, Kurdish (Sorani/Kurmanji), and Dari/Pashto.

Seeking candidates with the following linguistic capabilities (requirements
vary per language):
Translation, Interpretation, Transcription, Quality control,
Summarizing/Gisting, Translation related services, Triage, Counterterrorism,
Editing, etc.

The ideal candidate will perform in the role of a Primary Level Linguist and
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 in support of the US Interagency
work. In addition, the incumbent will perform “ancillary” linguistic
activities, which include but are not limited to the following, are: blogging,
collection, content management, editing, language training, monitoring,
quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise,
summarizing/gisting, terminology management, translation-related services,
triage, workflow, writing reports, writing analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-  Can translate a wide variety of complex texts that may contain difficult,
idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing.
-  Can capture subtleties, nuance, tone and register. Text might include
commentary reflecting specific culture to analysis to argumentation and
translator can capture meaning of socio-cultural elements embedded in text.
Expression reflects native usage.

-  Able to interpret at virtually all levels, including complex or highly
complex idiomatic speech with a very high degree of accuracy.
-  Has excellent command in terms of speaking and comprehension of one or more
-  Can successfully render expressions specific to a culture, and convey
almost all subtleties and nuances appropriately.

-  Reviews audio materials, writes/transcribes information from the target
language into English with a high-degree of accuracy and expression.
-  Must be familiar with the communications collection equipment and have
basic knowledge on its operation
-  Must be familiar with basic investigative terminology and trends and any
relative concerns regarding the investigations
-  Must be familiar with minimization requirements for intercepted
communications and proper handling instructions

Educational/Work Experience:
-  Bachelor’s Degree or Higher is preferred.
-  Must be able to perform full range of activities as a linguist i.e.
translation, transcription, interpretation
-  ILR Testing Requirements: minimum ILR 3-3+ for translation or
interpretation on interagency language roundtable.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to
understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of
skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated
with it.

FedSys, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other criteria the
consideration of which is made impermissible by applicable law.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: http://www.fedsys.com 
Contact Information:
	Compliance Specialist Stephanie Shyne 
	Email: sshyne at fedsys.com 
	Phone: 561-833-8488 
	Fax: 561-277-2509 

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