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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
October 31, 2016

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Matthew F. Matthew


Primary Languages:


Secondary: French/Spanish/Italian

Preferred Location(s):



TS/SCI, CI Poly (Active)


Experience in the intelligence analysis field.

Native fluency and high literacy in Arabic and English, Arabic and English analysis, editing, proofreading, voice-over, language instruction, translation and interpretation.

Experience in analyzing, evaluating raw data collected from sources to produce finished intelligence on subject matter in functional areas.

Provided document and media exploitation data for dissemination through an Intelligence Community wide search database.

Communicates with data possessor.

Experience in data acquisition, customer support, and systems administration teams, delivered high quality results customers.

Assisted in many other ad-hoc tasks related to data review and processing.

Arabic DLPT 4/4


Mission Essential Personnel, LLC

Language-Enabled Analyst /Fort Meade, MD August 2015 – Present

2521 South Clark Street, Crystal Gateway 1, Arlington, VA 22202

Perform open source research.

Monitored the media including foreign newspapers and foreign language websites on-line daily for any projected threat to national security.

Routinely authored intelligence information reports for dissemination throughout the intelligence community and maintain local activity logs, dossiers and files to track mission critical information.

Provide direct language enabled analytical support and guidance to counterintelligence cyberspace operations to include consultation and advice on linguistic, technical, cultural and or religious issues impacting mission execution.

Chenega Corporation, CTI Services, LLC July 2011–August 2015

Intelligence Analyst

In-depth analysis of collection operations and counter-intelligence.

Analyze and evaluating intelligence holdings to determine changes in enemy capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action whilst serving in active deployment.

Provide indicators and current situation briefings to subordinates.

Research, review, collate and evaluate raw information, and analyze intelligence information to include conduct timeline and relationship to link analysis.

Traveled regionally and overseas to complete interviews with people involved in suspicious activity.

Mission Essential Personnel, LLC November 2010 – July 2011

2521 South Clark Street, Crystal Gateway 1, Arlington, VA 22202

Arabic Language Linguist

Produced and Coordinated with attorneys of Office of the Prosecutor Habeas Corpus and interagency analytic initiatives supporting targeting and document pertaining Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Conducted comprehensive research independently or as part of a larger analytical effort.

Maintained databases utilizing analytical tools. Modified and created necessary data files and manipulate data to develop responses to all source tasking.

Coordinated with Collection Management to define collection information requirements and identified existing intelligence information gaps.

Prepared, produced and disseminated scheduled and unscheduled intelligence products.

Acted as a subject matter expert on general cultural anthropological issues.

Interpreted printed and verbal communications.

Transcribed and analyzed communications.

Performed DOC EX.

Scanned, researched and reviewed files written in foreign languages.

NWB Technology, LLC

February 2010–July 2011

Language analyst (Arabic)

Responsible for entire localization process including the translation, proofreading and editing of legal material and other business documentation

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) May 2008–January 2010

All-Source Intelligence Analyst/simultaneous interpreter

Created products and applied research on indications and warning, collection management, targeting, imagery, network analysis, counterintelligence, counter-terrorism information operations, foreign disclosure, international engagements and threat analysis

Intelligence collection and directing the dissemination of raw intelligence products. Primary Responsibilities of the CMO included:

- Guided HUMINT collection and dissemination

- Identified targets of interest and initiated collection guidance

- Evaluation of intelligence and information validation

- Managed production and use of intelligence reports

- Anticipated Intelligence Community (IC) customer needs, maintained, utilized and expanded network of IC contacts; educated IC consumers on methods/handling/use of HUMINT reporting

- Provided leadership role in helping IC consumer anticipate and define future needs, developed and sustained effective working relationships across the IC

- Maintained source knowledge of Middle East countries, programs and/or targets

- Reviewed and analyzed incoming traffic

- Reviewed and analyzed all source materials

Conducted simultaneous interpretation for the OMC Office of the Military commissions and the Military Convening Authorities in Guantanamo Bay

Performed QC to ensure accuracy

SITE Intelligence Group; Formerly SITE Institute

(Search for International Terrorist Entities) May 2005–May 2008

Counterintelligence Analyst (Contract)

Middle East Analyst/Linguist (Full-time)

Provided analysis and researched for industry, infrastructure, technology, country geographic area, biographic and targeted vulnerability.

As a Middle East analyst my duties also included the use of the Internet, the social media scene and Middle Eastern security affairs. Supported by my language skills in Arabic, with knowledge of religious terminology and concepts. Similarly, a high level of English language writing skills.

As part of a team, I was also a liaison with colleagues and demonstrated an appetite for acquiring new skills and expertise.

At times I was asked to sit tests for linguistic, editorial and other skills.

Monitored, selected and prioritized material from media sources and wrote them up in the form of reports.

Prepared assessments of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research and analysis of classified and open source information, to include transcriptions from various media

Developed and maintained analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations

Federal Bureau of Investigation/Network Division August 1988-March 2006 Language Analyst (Arabic), Joint Terrorism Task Force/DT&IT

Performed document-to-document and audio-to-document translation and transcription from Arabic to English

Searched and analyzed documents and put the information into context in both Arabic and English

Provided translation during interviews, interrogations, and polygraph examinations

Deployed to the Middle East region [Yemen and Qatar]


Cairo University 1977

Bachelor of Arts, Management


Diploma in Translation, Institute of Linguists, Cairo, Egypt, 1979

DLPT Arabic (4+) and English (4), 2001

ATA-Certified Translator, Arabic/English, 2001

Cultural Awareness /Facilitator Training on Middle East Region, FBI Academy, 2004

FBI NVTC (National Virtual Translation Center), Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington DC, 2006

Court Interpreter certification, NAJIT (National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators), NY/NJ, 2009

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