Arabic Linguist, Senior

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Quantico, VA
Job Description Job Number: R0032398

Arabic Linguist, Senior

Key Role:

Provide expertise in linguistic and cultural work and employ independent research and analysis techniques to support a DoD mission. Leverage knowledge of the language, culture, politics, military, economy, and current events of Levantine Arabic-speaking regions to produce high-quality translations, gists, and sight translations of Arabic material, provide quality control of others' translations, and guide operational tactics and methodologies in a high tempo environment. Identify and compile relevant information to author accurate, articulate, and time sensitive products on a wide range of topics supporting client requirements. Assist with the development of sound operational tools and strategies. Participate in senior-level briefings and meetings to provide context and expertise in the subject matter to key decision-makers.

Basic Qualifications:

* Experience with performing written Arabic-to-English translation

* Knowledge of Levantine Arabic-speaking cultures, politics, military, economy, current events, and psychology

* Knowledge of standard Adobe and Microsoft Office products

* Ability to demonstrate professional-level proficiency in Arabic and English, including performing at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing in those languages

* Ability to produce client-ready, time sensitive products and reports per client requirements

* Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that may on occasion require working non-standard hours

* TS/SCI clearance required

* HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

* Experience with DoD counterintelligence (CI) and collection initiatives or programs

* Experience in a CI or HUMINT role

* Experience with Cyber threat analysis or computer network operations

* Experience with US counter threat operations and analysis

* Experience with social networking platforms, applications, and trends

* BA or BS degree preferred

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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