Linguist - Expert (Government)
FEDSYS is a professional services company focused on providing reliable, cost-effective solutions to clients within both the public and private sectors. FedSys areas of experience and expertise include information technology, language services, intelligence, security, program management, customs and border management, and staffing. Services include requirements analysis, engineering, facility and systems design, systems integration and installation, customization, programming, maintenance, support, translation and interpretation, and training.
The ideal candidate will perform in the role of an Expert Level Linguist and will be responsible for the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring advanced capability to perform translation, transcription and interpretation in support of the US Interagency work. In addition, the incumbent will perform “ancillary” linguistic activities, which include but are not limited to the following, are: blogging, collection, content management, editing, language training, monitoring, quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise, summarizing/gisting, terminology management, translation-related services, triage, workflow, writing reports, writing analysis. Ensuring professional performance during working hours; demonstrating appropriate personal behavior during leisure hours.
Duties and Responsibilities
Can translate a wide variety of complex texts that may contain difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing. Can capture subtleties, nuance, tone and register. Text might include commentary reflecting specific culture to analysis to argumentation and translator can capture meaning of socio-cultural elements embedded in text. Expression reflects native usage.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
This position will interact with both internal and external customers to include members of FedSys Senior Management and the US Interagency Community.
Candidate must be able to successfully pass a background and drug screening as a condition of employment. Currently, Linguists must possess and maintain a Top Secret security clearance for the duration of employment. The selected individual may/will be subject to a Government security background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. Clearance level requirement may be subject to change at the government's discretion. In this event, you will be required to obtain and maintain the required clearance for the duration of your employment. Incumbent may be selected at a higher or lower clearance level as specified by any change made by the Government.
The physical demands described here, typical to that of an office environment, are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands along with fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment, typical to an office environment, characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some travel may be expected. Infrequent travel in support of business activities may be required.
Educational / Work Experience
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.
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FedSys, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 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. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal “EEO is the Law” poster at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
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