The selected candidate will provide daily on-site technical support for a government agency. Will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Washington DC terminals of foreign Direct Communications Links (DCL). Will complete communications operations and procedures, coordinate with Executive Branch agencies, DoD agencies and other United States Government agencies and advise the executive senior level staff on hotline privacy communications and crisis communications procedures. Will develop and present briefings to foreign dignitaries, military officials and high-level delegations and serve on a team of translators for a rotating shift manning the hotline around the clock to provide rapid or time sensitive oral, sight and written translations of political communiques, military and other technical, scientific or general translations. Will catalog and maintain a continuing professional development program for all translators. Will also maintain current information on events through monitoring of domestic, international open-source and classified intelligence reports and materials and will oversee continuous circuit monitoring of multiple DCL intercontinental and satellite circuits. Serves as a back-up communications terminal operator for all DCL communications equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is located in Washington DC. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to Washington DC or surrounding areas.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
High school diploma and at least 8 years of related experience
Experience translating a variety of documents between English and Russian, including government documents, news articles and editorials, speeches, position papers, training materials, presentations, and technical and financial reports
Experience reviewing translations ensuring accuracy, completeness, correct grammar and spelling, consistency, proper formatting, and appropriate terminology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to write and speak clearly and coherently in Russian and English
Skilled at writing target language (Russian)
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis
Ability to translate a variety of documents on sight
Familiarity with the Translation Industry Standards for Quality Translations
Familiarity with Computer Assisted Translation Tools, such as Translation Memory, Terminology Management Databases, and online dictionaries
Trainer / training experience
Positive service oriented attitude
Full-Time Salary Range: $86235 - $146638
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.