Leidos is currently seeking experienced and highly qualified Senior Farsi Translators/Linguists to support the company –National Security Programs. The linguist will perform a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring a general professional capability.
Required language: Farsi
Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.
Can generally capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text.
Word choice and expression generally adhere to target language (TL) norms and means of expression specific to subject field (s) and are strong enough to allow translator to operate successively in that field.
Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts.
Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info. Master use of reference materials.
Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic research on the Web.
Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for giving briefings.
Language Testing Requirements:
Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations
Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English
Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.
Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA).
Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.