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Quality Control Linguist

Req #: 204800
Location: Reston, VA US
Job Category: Language Services
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must Be Current

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

Utilizes linguistic capabilities to support NMEC initiatives.

More About the Role:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and prepares accurate written gists, translations, and/or transcriptions, of general and technical material, consisting of hand or type written, audio, and/or video language material and documents in hard copy and electronic formats, using correct syntax and expression from the specific foreign language and in English, in a manner that maintains the integrity and meaning of the material.
  • Must quickly scan and process a large amount of material in a foreign language for critical and essential elements of information as defined by NMEC standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Provide input to media exploitation team members in the production of written reports developed from target material utilizing the specific foreign language, such as providing a gist (summarization of key points), summary, transcript or written translation of the material.
  • Leverage technical automated information system skills, such as word processing and data entry, to be used in conjunction with written translations, use advanced language software programs, and participate in forensic processing.
  • Reviews the work products of other Linguist/Screeners to ensure they adhere to NMEC standards for quality.
  • Must provide feedback regarding the work and the quality of Screeners, as well as, input into potential improvements in the existing translation and screening process to optimize quality.
  • Responsible for ensuring that linguist resources, term bases and glossaries are updated to reflect the most accurate terminology according to NMEC standards.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must have at least a Secret level security clearance
  • Must have a minimum of general professional proficiency (3) in a Foreign Language and a minimum of general professional proficiency (3) in English, with preference given to general professional proficiency plus (3+) or higher whenever possible.
  • Must be proficient in the MS Office Suite.
  • Must be comfortable briefing senior Government personnel.
  • Must be able to multi-task and be organized and adaptable to changing/evolving requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel and complete temporary duty assignments overseas.

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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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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