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DATE ADDED: Thu 13/02/2020

Pashto Linguist (Security Clearance Required)

Reston, Virginia, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Responsibilities SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Pashto Linguist in Reston, VA. The ideal candidate 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 tasks in support of the customer.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Blogging, content management, editing, language training, monitoring, quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise, summarizing/gisting, terminology management, and translation related services. Qualifications Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph Candidates must possess native or near native competency in Pashto. Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills. Bachelor�s Degree (ideally completed in native country). Minimum of 3 years of experience in Pashto translation and interpretation. Experience in using Microsoft Office. No Relocation available.Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidates will be processed for a TS/SCI and polygraph. Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master�s degree in a related field or MBA. Knowledge of Afghan culture and politics. Working Conditions WORK ENVIRONMENTTravel OCONUS on a TDY basis is a requirement for some of the languages under this program. Candidates must be able to support the program 24/7 when on travel.