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Russian Linguist

Company:
Perspecta
Location:
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
Salary:
TBD
Posted:
December 05, 2018

Description:

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Responsibilities

Performs critical and dynamic function to support intelligence activities by using your advanced foreign language skills combined with cultural experience and expertise to produce high-quality, accurate, and timely translations, interpretations, and other language-related support to operations.

This would include working in a interactive team environment conducting analysis, reviewing and translating source material of both a technical and non-technical nature. Conducting bidirectional consecutive interpretation of target language to English and English to target language using phraseology selected to preserve the original intent, meaning and emphasis. Preference will be given to candidates who can engage in casual, informal written or verbal conversations with native speakers.

Eurasia Translation: Candidate should accurately translate source material in electronic and hardcopy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and nuances. Should be able to capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text.

Eurasia Interpretation: Candidate should be able to interpret accurately to include simultaneous interpretation. Should have a good understand of one or more regional dialects.

Eurasia Transcription: Candidate should be able to review audio or internet materials, transcribe with his degree of accuracy and expression.

Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for preparing reports.

Gisting/Summarizing:

Candidate should be able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts to isolate pertinent and nuanced information.

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

Qualifications

Must have recent Russian Regional language test scores of 3 level or better from an accredited testing facility.

Clearance required-Must have a TS/SCI with POLY