SoSi Cleared Linguists in United States

Company Overview

For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-160729-4534: Cleared Linguists

Job Category Linguist/Translator

Duty Location U.S. - Washington D.C. (Northern VA Area)

Type of Position Full Time

Requisition Number 4-160729-4534


**This position is contingent upon contract award**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking various CAT III linguists . The linguists will provide interpretation, transcription and translation services in support of US Operations.

Translation: Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hard-copy 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.

Interpretation: 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.

Transcription: 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.

Summarizing: 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.


Qualifications: Security Clearance Requirements:TS/SCI with Full-Scope Polygraph is required.

Linguist cannot begin work on contract without a fully adjudicated security clearance. Language Testing

Requirements: All candidates will be required to take and pass a language test.

Desired Skills: Experience deployed as a linguist supporting contingency operations,Knowledge of U.S. Intelligence Community, military, cryptologic, law enforcement experienceAbility to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Target and English.Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired.



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