AECOM African Languages - Linguist in Chantilly, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly
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.
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
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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.