Persian Farsi Linguist

Clear Resolution Consulting, LLC

Full Time
Quantico, VA
Posted 10 months ago

JOB SUMMARY: CRC has an immediate need for a Persian Farsi Linguist to serve our DIA customer in Quantico, Virginia.

DESCRIPTION:
Candidate provides foreign language interpretation and translation support to several intelligence Community member organizations, internal directorates, and divisions. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide written translations of collected material using syntax and expressions from Persian Farsi to English
  • ​Provide written translations of materials derived from the collection of foreign media sources
  • Provide interpretation of collected foreign language materials
  • Advise government lead on cultural, social, and ethnic significance of conversations, situations, documents, regions, and geographic areas

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • TS/SCI security clearance and ability to pass a Counterintelligence polygraph (MUST HAVE ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI SECURITY CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED)
  • Experience with performing written Farsi-to-English translation
  • Knowledge of Persian/Farsi culture, politics, military, economy, current events, and psychology
  • Knowledge of standard Adobe and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to demonstrate professional-level proficiency in Persian-Farsi and English and perform 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
  • Deep regional expertise
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (PREFERRED):

  • Experience with DoD CI and collection initiatives or programs
  • Experience as a CI or HUMINT officer
  • 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
  • Experience with additional languages or specific regional expertise a plus
  • BA or BS degree preferred

NOTES:

  • Very fast-paced, fluid environment
  • May require working occasional night or weekend hours
  • Linguists are required to perform a broad range of tasks, not just translation
  • Linguists regularly use Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat as well as a variety of customized tools and databases

Job Features

Job CategoryIntelligence and Defense