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Operational Language Analyst (OLA4)

Req #: 201689
Location: Fort Meade, MD US
Job Category: Language Services
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

CACI is hiring Operational Language Analysts in Fort Meade, MD. Join a team of dynamic Intelligence Community professionals!


An operational language analyst is distinguished by their combined foreign language proficiency, target knowledge, and cryptologic experience.

We are searching for Veteran language analysts, with extensive SIGINT experience, who are subject matter experts and leaders in their target missions.

Languages with current open positions:

- Arabic

- Chinese

- Russian




This position requires a TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance.


Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of transcription, translation or other language-related cryptologic experience.


Performance at Level 3 in listening and reading as defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) or Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) is required.


Must have excellent command of the English language knowledge and ability to produce translations independently.


Must have demonstrated superior and professional competency in their previous assignments and positions.



The Arabic, Russian, or Chinese Operational Language Analyst 4 will be a senior authority on language and SIGINT analysis in support of national mission requirements, who transcribes and/or translates source material, both printed and audio, provides analysis and reporting of translated foreign language source material, and quality control of junior linguists. Typically leads a team of linguists supporting operations CONUS or OCONUS. Must be a U. S. citizen and able to obtain a customer granted security clearance. Must possess native or near native proficiency in the foreign language, typically a 3/3 on the DLPT.




Translates advanced level printed materials including technical manuals and foreign language periodicals into good grammatical English. Transcribes and translates foreign language audio files into good grammatical English. Prepares and updates databases of translated source material. Operates customer furnished monitor/recording equipment. Scans intercepted data and determines as pertinent or non-pertinent to mission requirements. Participates in analytical meetings or conferences when applicable. Drafts product reports. Provides quality control of junior linguist transcribed and translated material.


CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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