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Chinese Language Technical Translator

Company: Leidos
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description Job 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 Summary The Translator will be an onsite translator of primary source materials in support of a high-level DoD program. The position requires a high level of Chinese language proficiency (focus is reading national defense, military, and technical materials) and strong written English language proficiency. Position expects 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 2+/2+ in Mandarin Reading and Listening.Note-Relocation assistance may be available.Primary Responsibilities

  • Produce 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 inquiriesBasic Qualifications
    • Bachelors' Degree with 2-5 years of applicable experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Must be a U.S Citizen and have a current Secret Security Clearance or be able to qualify for Secret Clearance ( Interim) after being hired.
    • Must have a high level of Chinese language proficiency (focus is reading national defense, military, and technical materials) and strong written English language proficiency.
    • Must have a DLPT 5, if taken, score of 2+/2+ or higher in Mandarin.
    • Candidates will be required to perform language translation exercise prior to hiring.Preferred Qualifications
      • Familiarity and facility with technical (mathematic and scientific) language, previous professional translation experience, and knowledge of pinyin Romanization Security Clearance Applicant must meet one of three security clearance criteria: 1) have an active SECRET clearance; 2) have SECRET eligibility based on a previous access debrief date within the last two years; or, 3) accept an offer based on a contingency that they must be able to obtain Interim SECRET clearance within 45 days from date of the offer. Pay Range: Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00 The 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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