LINGUIST List 26.885

Wed Feb 11 2015

Jobs: Translation: Linguist, Esprit de Corps, Corporation

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 09-Feb-2015
From: Martina Lay <>
Subject: Translation: Linguist, Esprit de Corps, Corporation
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University or Organization: Esprit de Corps, Corporation
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Primary, Senior and Expert Linguists

Job Rank: Linguist - Analyst; Other

Specialty Areas: Translation; intelligence analysis, subject matter expertise, counterterrorism


EDC is currently seeking a qualified Linguists and analysts to join our world- class team of knowledge leaders.

Responsibilities Include:

- Translation
- Transcription
- Gisting/Summarizing
- Briefings

Desired Skills:

- Experience as a linguist supporting contingency operations
- Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, and or law enforcement experience
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target Language and in English
- Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Near native proficiency in reading, writing and speaking in at least one of the following languages: Chinese (West Coast Position), Pashto & Dari, Kurdish (Travel Position), Chinese (Northern Virginia Position), Farsi (VA), Arabic (VA), Arabic (Travel), Russian (VA), Korean (VA)
- Must also have near native proficiency in reading, writing and speaking in English.
- Has a good understanding of regional dialects.
- Adheres to translation/transcription/interpretation protocols.
- Very good computer skills in MS applications, Internet research.

Security Requirements:

- Top Secret/SCI Preferred but lower clearances or no clearances will be considered dependent upon skills and experience
- Must be able to Obtain a Top Secret/SCI with polygraph

Additional Requirements:

- BA/BS Preferred. Work experience may be substituted for education and education may be substituted for work experience.
- Must have 2-5 years (Primary) / 5-10 (Senior - Expert) years related experience or military training.
- Must be able to perform full range of activities as a linguist i.e. translation, transcription, interpretation.
- Some positions require short or long term travel

Professional/Certification Requirements:

- Advanced professional capabilities.

Senior: minimum ILR 4-4+ for translation or interpretation on interagency language roundtable.

Expert: minimum ILR 5-5+ for translation or interpretation on interagency language roundtable.

Primary: minimum ILR 3-3+ for translation or interpretation on interagency language roundtable.

Esprit de Corps is a professional services corporation that excels at producing sophisticated solutions in support of our nation’s interests at home and abroad. Leveraging our team of subject matter experts in rule of law and border security, languages and intelligence, we produce effective and efficient solutions in a complex global environment. With our subject matter expertise in specialized, professional, and academic disciplines—and our ability to recruit the finest professionals - EDC offers streamlined, flexible, and reliable solutions.

Founded by academics and educators, Esprit de Corps’ success is directly attributable to its reliance on the simple belief that knowledge promotes our national interests, informs our public policy, enhances national security, and strengthens democracy across the globe.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with it.

EDC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other criteria the consideration of which is made impermissible by applicable law.

Application Deadline: 30-May-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
President & CEO Martina Lay
Phone: 571-263-1113

Page Updated: 11-Feb-2015