Zenetex LLC

  • Contingent Linguist – Mandarin

    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/7/2018 1:45 PM)
    ID
    2017-1396
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Location
    US-HI-
    Category
    Intelligence
  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an opportunity for a Linguist proficient in Mandarin Chinese. One of our US Government customers is greatly expanding its efforts to collect, research, process, analyze and collate open source data, especially social media, to illuminate and expand on its understanding of trends, events and attitudes in foreign countries that may affect US national security issues.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Our organization has a long history of partnership with this customer and is building the capability to respond to these emerging requirements.  As a Linguist, you will be working with a team of linguists and analysts looking at issues of immense importance to the security of the United States. You will be performing collection and translation of high priority materials and will be relied upon for highly accurate translations of important matters and placing them into context for enhanced understanding of events. You will be supporting development of new collection capabilities and analytical projects. You will be working in a classified environment in an integrated government and contractor team accessing both open source and highly classified data using advanced analysis and collection tools.  

    Education and Experience Requirements

    •  Demonstrated Experience
      • HS Graduate + 10 years’ experience
      • Associates + 10 years’ experience
      • Bachelors + 7 years’ experience
      • Masters + 5 years’ experience
    • 4 Years of Military/Intelligence Community experience
    • Minimum Language Proficiency of 3/3 DLPT (or ILR equivalent) in Mandarin, certified within the last 3 years. 
    • Documented experience in translating Mandarin to English
    • 2 years’ experience in Mandarin Open Source research OR Mandarin language social media
    • 3 years’ experience in writing at the college level and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office tools
    • Have experience and knowledge of military terminology

    Desired Experience

    • Masters’ Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience
    • 6 Years of Military/Intelligence Community experience
    • Minimum Language Proficiency of 3/3 DLPT (or ILR equivalent) in Mandarin certified within the last 3 years.  Documented experience in translating Mandarin to English
    • 4 years’ experience in Mandarin Open Source research OR Mandarin language social media
    • 6 years’ experience in writing at the college level and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

    Experience in supporting human intelligence operations or activities is highly beneficial

    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active TS/SCI WITH a CI POLY

    ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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