Northrop Grumman – Arabic Linguist

Northrop Grumman
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Job Location(s): Mclean, VA
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Starting Salary Range: Not Provided
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience: Open
Related Categories: IT – General

Position Description

Arabic Linguist
Requisition ID: 11003111
Business Sector: Information Systems
Location: United States-Virginia-McLean
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type: SCI w/Full Scope Polygraph
Number of Openings: 2
Shift: 1st Shift


Put your years of experience into a future of excellence…

Northrop Grumman is seeking candidates with
expertise and experience in high-quality translation, interpretation and
other language related support skills needed to fill customer’s
operational requirements. Candidate will possess native target language
proficiency level for use in supporting national counter proliferation
security missions through use of highly proficient listening, reading,
transcribing, analysis, advising and writing skills.

The candidate’s job will not end with transcription,
translation and interpretation, they must understand customer mission
in order to accurately analyze and prioritize content by order of
mission importance, recognizing mission critical information and
reporting to customer as required. Able to review material, make
accurate assessment and create gists and summaries that capture key
elements, and create reports that will advise customer in making mission
critical decisions. Must possess regional knowledge and apply that
knowledge to analyze impact and importance of materials and information.

Language of interest: Arabic


Basic Qualifications:

9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with
Masters; 4 Years with PhD. This requirement requires language test
scores of 4/4/4 (i.e., native ability) or higher in the target language
listening/reading/speaking comprehension rating according to the ILR
scale and as measured by the DLPT or comparable language test vehicle.
Candidates must be able to write and speak in a clear and concise manner
with excellent grammar and pronunciation in the target language and
English. Candidates must possess technical computer information system
skills, at a minimum, word processing and data entry (i.e., MS Office)
to be used in conjunction with written translations.

Applicants will be subject to testing, by the
government, for both target language and English proficiency levels.
Location will be in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Position may
provide opportunity for domestic and foreign travel.

Must have an
active TS/SCI CLEARANCE WITH FULL SCOPE POLY. Bachelors degree with a
minimum of 9 years of experience or equivalent experience in lieu of
degree. Must have previous experience as a professional Linguist/Intel
Analyst with strong summarizing and editing skills. Technical Writing
experience preferred. Knowledge of technical and mechanical subject
matter a plus. Excellent oral and written English language skills

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading
global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative
systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information
systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and
commercial customers worldwide.
Northrop Grumman is an Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse
workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.