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September 24, 2019

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Ashraf A. Sayeed 703-***-**** Sterling, VA

TS SCI 2013 W/ Ci Polygraph

Native Farsi and Dari Analytical Linguist with over 14 years of experience and expertise in translation, interpretation, and analysis. Proven record of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation, transcribing audio material, analyzing open source media outlets, and preparing written assessments on trends while ensuring clarity and grammatical accuracy. Ability to understand regional, cultural, and analytical expertise for intelligence assessment support and related threat activities.

Professional Experience

Language Enabled Analyst January 2018 – Present ManTech International Corporation Fort Meade, MD

• Review and analyze foreign language source material in department operations.

• Provide analytical and operations support to Area of Responsibility (AOR) specific team focusing on

Counterintelligence or Counter-terrorism topics.

• Provide analysis, research, and intelligence production support, aiding in the composition of weekly

operational briefings and products.

• Translate and transcribe material from Open-Source, DOMEX, and other resources.

• Assist in the analysis of CI/CT capabilities, vulnerabilities, and threats within geographic AORs

identifying intelligence gaps and potential lines of effort.

Afghan Culture Advisor July 2016 to December 2017 SOS International (SOSi) Kabul, Afghan

• Acted as a facilitator in meetings and conducted simultaneous and consecutive interpretation support, as

well provided cultural expertise for missions in Afghanistan.

• Collected information, analyzed, and provided recommendations on Afghan political, social, economic,

cultural, religious and tribal issues.

• Coordinated and managed operational and administrative planning requirements including suspense,

schedules, and strategic and operational plans.

• Developed strategies to facilitate timely and effective decision-making, and information sharing

capabilities, through daily observation and written reports.

Linguist December 2014 to July 2016 LIS Solutions Herndon, VA

• Provided linguistic and translation services to National Virtual Translation Center (NVTC) in support of

various U.S. government agencies.

• Provided timely and accurate translation of multiple Middle Eastern languages to include both Dari and


Linguist and Cultural Liaison July 2013 to December 2014

Strategic Intelligence Group (SIG) Fairfax, VA

• Provided general linguistic support for military operations and interpret during interviews, meetings, and

conferences in a variety of locations.

Ashraf A. Sayeed 703-***-**** Sterling, VA

TS SCI 2013 W/ Ci Polygraph

• Provided translation of language materials in a variety of forms from the required language into English,

including verbatim transcripts, summarized gists, and other reports.

• Provided administrative support related to specific areas of assignment.

Senior Lead Linguist, Regional Cultural Advisor Independent Contractor July 2005 to April-2013 SM Consulting / SAIC & OGA Afghanistan/ Langley VA

• Worked with several USG organizations to conduct CI and counter-narcotic operations.

• Transcribed and analyzed verbal communications and reports, to include technical and mission specific


• Performed document exploitation in condensed timeframes in order to facilitate mission success.

• Provided translation of language materials in a variety of forms from the required language into English • Provided administrative support related to specific areas of assignment while additionally serving as a

cultural liaison.


Diploma, Auto Engineering and Specialist in General Motor Production Completed 1985 APEX Technical School, New York, NY

Associate of Science, Engineering, Afghan Institute of Technology (AIT) Graduated 1975 Kabul, Afghanistan (Affiliated with Illinois University)

Hotel’s Management training, sponsored by Hilton Hotels Corporation Washington DC 16th. & K Street Certificates 2001


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