AECOM MSA + Kurmanji or Sorani Linguist - Cleared in Chantilly, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly
AECOM is seeking to IMMEDIATELY interview and to hire cleared Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) + Kurmanji or Sorani LINGUISTS. Each qualifying candidate chosen will become a direct hire with AECOM and will be provided full benefits and opportunity for advancement. Linguist positions will be located in the Northern Virginia area and require near-native to native level MSA language skills. Linguists will be required to pass language testing with a minimum ILR score of 3/3/3. Linguist MUST be able to translate and perform consecutive interpretation between Arabic and English. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment and requires flexibility. Each linguist is expected to have expertise in a variety of topics ranging from technical to political and military vocabulary; an understanding of a variety of dialects/jargon is a plus. Translation work will require attention to detail and must meet high quality standards. The ability to work well in a team setting is paramount. Interpretation may include individual meetings or conference-type settings. Simultaneous interpretation skills are a plus but not required. The successful candidate shall be required to reside in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Candidates proposed for Arabic plus Kurmanji or Sorani requirements must first successfully pass the Arabic translation test. Candidate MUST be willing to travel.
MUST BE a US Citizen.
MUST HAVE a current and active TS/SCI Security Clearance.
MUST BE fluent in near - Native or Native MSA, Kurmanji or Sorani.
MUST HAVE strong English language skills and ability to compose clear, concise English composition.
MUST possess strong cultural knowledge
MUST demonstrate experience with internet research and using Microsoft Applications.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Job Category Linguist
Business Line Government
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 174397BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.