Arabic Linguist

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 12:11 PM)
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SC3 is a leading provider of high-end mission support, consulting and technology solutions to the federal government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and nonprofit organizations. SC3’s national security efforts reach across the intelligence community and Department of Defense, providing full life-cycle operational and cyber support and differentiated capabilities to meet our customer’s challenging mission.

In addition to our government services area, SC3 provides cutting-edge competitive intelligence and strategic management consulting to commercial clients. Private industry leaders from the financial, health care, manufacturing and other sectors turn to SC3 to ensure that they have access to the most relevant, current, and strategically important information – not only to grow their businesses, but also to protect them.


Linguists interpret oral communication from English to Arabic (and vice versa) and may attend interpreter forums including meetings, conferences, briefings, training, military operations, and intelligence and operations support. Translate written, electronic and multi-media material from English to Arabic (and vice versa). The written and electronic media can include: business, legal, medical and technical documents, audio and video. Linguist services also include formatting, proofreading, text adaptation, editing, data entry (database population) and word processing.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Language expertise: Arabic
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in Arabic and English and perform at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing in those languages
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with counterintelligence and/or counterterrorism analysis



We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as required by the customer.


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