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AECOM African Languages - Linguist in Chantilly, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly

Job Summary

AECOM seeks Linguist for the following African languages: Chadian, Tedaga, Somali, Tigrinya, Amharic, Swahili, Lingala, Sango and Kinyarwanda. Each qualifying candidate chosen will become a direct hire with AECOM and will be provided full benefits and opportunity for advancement, after applicable time. The specific language positions available will be located in the Northern Virginia area with the possibility of working remotely after completing a required on-site training. This position will require near-native to native level source language skills; passing on the ILR scale between 3 and 5. Each linguist will be required to conduct research on mainstream open source media in the vernacular and provide summarized information in a report written in English. The primary duties will include internet research in English / source languages and translation of articles, summarization of key points, report creation and assisting with updates to our database. Training will be provided. No deployment required. No clearance required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be of US Citizenship.

  • Must be fluent in near - Native or Native source language.

  • Must be fluent in near - Native or Native English and have strong ability in written English composition.

  • Must possess strong cultural knowledge and very capable and knowledgeable in Microsoft Applications and Internet research.

  • Must possess good writing and summarizing skills.

  • Must have demonstrated experience in conducting research.

  • Must have the ability to review audio/video material and write/transcribe information into English Language with a high-degree of accuracy and expression AND have an excellent understanding of one or more regional dialects.

  • Linguists shall be able to accurately capture cultural subtleties, nuance, and emphasis. A level of cultural mastery is required for the translator to capture socio-cultural essentials embedded in text to include

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Linguist

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 208145BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.

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Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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