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Arabic Linguist/Arabic Translator

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Leidos is currently seeking an Arabic Linguist. The linguist will perform a full range of activities in processing materials or participating in situations requiring a general professional capability as follows:


Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hardcopy formats that not only contain facts but also some abstract language showing an ability to capture intended implications and many nuances.

Can generally capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text. Word choice and expression generally adhere to target language (TL) norms and means of expression specific to subject field (s) and are strong enough to allow translator to operate successively in that field.


Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation is needed, but on rare occasions simultaneous interpretation may be requested

Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.


Reviews audio or internet materials, transcribes with high degree of accuracy and expression.

Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for preparing reports.

Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.


Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts.

Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced info.

Master use of reference materials. Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic research on the Web.

Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for giving briefings.

*External Referral Eligible*


TS/SCI with polygraph is required. Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance.

Education Requirements:

BA/BS and/or equivalent formal military training or 8 years of related work experience.

Language Testing Requirements:

All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test administered by LEIDOS/ an accepted commercial testing vendors.

Desired Skills:

Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations,

Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experience

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English,

Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.

Guidelines on Residence/Travel:

Travel OCONUS is a REQUIREMENT under this program unless otherwise specified. Candidate must be able to support the contract 24/7 when on travel.

Position is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (WMA).

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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We bring a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in national security, health, and infrastructure. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

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