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Chinese Language Technical Translator

Company: Leidos
Location: Aurora
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:Discover yourself at Leidos! Join our team and we ll unleash your talents to solve most challenging technical problems.Leidos is seeking proficient Chinese Language candidates to support DoD programs in Greenwood Village Colorado (Denver , Lakewood , Aurora Metro Area)Job SummaryThe Translator will be onsite translator of primary source materials in support of high-level DoD program. The position requires native or native-like Chinese language fluency (focus is reading national defense, military, and technical materials) and strong written English language proficiency. Position highly values military background, and exposure to technical (mathematic and scientific) language in Chinese and English. Position also values previous professional translation experience, open-mindedness to learn and work with linguist and non-linguist Subject Matter Experts, and a teamwork approach. Minimum qualifications for DLPT 5, if taken, are 3/3 in Mandarin.Note-Relocation assistance may be available.Primary ResponsibilitiesProduce highly accurate translation of military science and military technical Chinese language material (primarily simplified characters) into English, at professional-standard speed and volume.Provide linguist support to team members to support multi-disciplinary program.Research digital materials as needed to support acquisition of materials and language-specific inquiries.Basic QualificationsBachelors Degree with 2-5 years of applicable experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.Must have a native or native-like Chinese language fluency (focus is reading national defense, military, and technical materials) and strong written English language proficiency.Must have a DLPT 5, if taken, score of 3/3 or higher in Mandarin.Candidates will be required to perform language translation exercise prior to hiring.Security ClearanceApplicant must meet one of two security clearance criteria: 1) Have an active SECRET clearance; 2) Have SECRET eligibility based on a previous access debrief date within the last two yearsPreferred QualificationsMaster s degreeMilitary background,Familiarity with technical (mathematic and scientific) language.Previous professional translation experienceKnowledge of pinyin Romanization.Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Aurora , Chinese Language Technical Translator, IT / Software / Systems , Aurora, Colorado

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