Sr. Principal Linguist
Peraton Corp
Al Udeid Air Base, Ad Dawhah
منذ 2 يوم

DescriptionBenefitsLife at Peraton Description This position will receive heritage benefits provided by Peraton’s recently acquired organization, Integrated Mission Support and IT Solutions.

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Our Peraton Team is currently seeking a TS / SCI cleared CAT III PASHTU Linguist and Cultural Advisor. Peraton hires and retains the most qualified candidates and experts within their areas of expertise.

In addition, Peraton is committed to holding its employees to the highest standards of excellence. Linguists may be required to complete an annual evaluation and retesting process to determine eligibility for possible extension of services required.

Shift work may be required Duty location is Al Udeid...

Our Peraton Team is currently seeking a TS / SCI cleared CAT III PASHTU Linguist and Cultural Advisor. Peraton hires and retains the most qualified candidates and experts within their areas of expertise.

In addition, Peraton is committed to holding its employees to the highest standards of excellence. Linguists may be required to complete an annual evaluation and retesting process to determine eligibility for possible extension of services required.

Shift work may be required Duty location is Al Udeid AB, Qatar, Secure US Military Compound.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on Afghanistan Tribes, religious, ethnic groups and influential moderate voices.
  • SME is required to have an expert understanding tribal, religious, and ethnic landscape in its effort to counter extremist activities

  • Provide support to key leader engagements events conducted in Afghanistan with relevant Afghanistan partners (Remotely)
  • Translate, interpret and analyze oral and written material such as classified reports, data, briefings and conversations.
  • Provide translation in written or oral form.

  • Provide assessments, transcription, translation, interpretation, cultural advisement, and media analysis services to ensure actionable data and products are developed and processed quickly and accurately.
  • Provide written translations of source texts in one language into another language, as identified above, with the meaning and intent of the original text (Translations)
  • Translator will (1) read and comprehend the languages, (2) write comprehensibly in one of the source languages, and (3) choose the equivalent expression in the Source language that both fully conveys and best matches the meaning intended in the source language (referred to as congruity judgment).
  • As an Interpreter, have a command of both of the languages (PASHTU / English)
  • Must be able to (1) comprehend both the source language and English as spoken and written, (2) speak both of these languages, (3) choose an expression in English that fully conveys and best matches the meaning of the source language, (4) have familiarity with the cultural context of both languages, (5) have knowledge of terminology in specialized fields, (6) research in source (Native) languages and write a comprehensive command level information paper.
  • SME shall possess detailed knowledge of the operating environment to include Joint, Combined doctrine as well as host nation (Afghanistan) laws and regulations
  • As needed the SME shall participate in USCENTCOM, Interagency and Coalitions working groups, and serve as the Operational Cultural advisor expertise.
  • Be prepared to work extended workweeks.
  • Basic Qualifications :

  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, International Studies, Anthropology, Communication or a related field from an accredited and reputable institution
  • Candidate can substitute 10 years or greater experience in lieu of a formal bachelor’s degree and be recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in understanding Afghanistan tribes, religious, ethnic groups and influential moderate voices and ethnic landscape in its effort to counter extremist activities
  • US Citizen
  • Must have an active DOD Top Secret SCI eligible clearance
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years prior experience working in support of US Armed Forces or US government agencies
  • Must have a minimum of 4 / 4 / 4 / scores or higher in testing scores both in English and a 5 / 5 / 5 / in PASHTU Dialect
  • Must be willing to deploy for periods of 180 365 days in support of US Forces (Duty Location Al Udeid, AB, Qatar)
  • Must be willing to travel within the restraints and conditions of the Global Pandemic / COVID-19
  • Must be able to provide Objective, Unbiased, & Logical cultural advisement.
  • Must be able to follow orderly and sequential systematic procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide foreign language interpretation, translation, transliteration & transcription, document exploitation (DOCEX) services
  • Provide written and verbal translation of various types of media from target language to source language while maintaining congruity in judgment.
  • Must possess excellent listening skills with ability to pay attention to minute details.
  • Must be comfortable providing presentations and working with small and large groups.
  • In depth cultural understanding of customs, symbolism, mannerisms, traditions of various ethnic groups residing throughout the CENTCOM AOR
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working with Information Operations / MISO units in Afghanistan
  • Language ability in another required language; DARI, FARSI, or ARABIC at the same levels
  • Native Afghanistan Heritage
  • Peraton is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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    Apply Now Benefits This position will receive heritage

    benefits provided by Peraton’s recently acquired organization, Integrated Mission Support and IT Solutions.

    Learn more about what’s offered in the Benefits tab. HEALTH

    BASIC HEALTH BENEFITS

    BASIC LIFE INSURANCE

    BASIC ACCIDENTAL DEATH AND DISMEMBERMENT (AD&D) INSURANCE

    $50,000 or one times annual base salary, whichever is greater

    BUSINESS TRAVEL ACCIDENT (BTA) INSURANCE

    Coverage if you die or are seriously injured in an accident while traveling on approved company business

    NG CARE AND WORK / LIFE SOLUTIONS

    Confidential counseling and referral program to help you and your dependents manage personal issues and assistance

    with balancing the day-to-day demands of work and life

    OPTIONAL HEALTH BENEFITS

    ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES MAY ENROLL IN THESE BENEFITS IF THEY

    CHOOSE : MEDICAL

    MEDICAL

  • Three health plan options with varying deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums and premiums, two of which are
  • considered high-deductible health plans

  • Kaiser Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) option, if available in your geographic location
  • Cigna Global for U.S. employees based abroad
  • DENTAL

  • Four PPO options
  • A dental HMO, if available in your geographic location
  • Cigna Global Dental Plan, for U.S. employees based abroad
  • VISION

    Two plans that offer in-network and out-of-network coverage for routine vision services

    HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT (HSA)

    Access to an employee-funded health savings account (limited to employees who are enrolled in a high-deductible

    health plan and satisfy other IRS requirements)

    FLEXIBLE SPENDING HEALTH CARE AND DEPENDENT DAY CARE ACCOUNTS (FSAs)

    Contribute up to IRS allowable maximum to help pay for eligible health care and dependent day care expenses

    GROUP LEGAL

    Two plans, Basic and Advantage, which provide benefits for covered legal services (eligibility depends on business

    unit)

    SHORT-TERM DISABILITY (STD) INSURANCE

    100% of base earnings for the first six weeks of approved disability, 60% of base earnings for up to 20 weeks

    coverage is 100% company paid)

    BASIC LONG-TERM DISABILITY (LTD) INSURANCE

    50% of base monthly salary during a long-term disability, up to maximum of $15,000 per month (coverage is 100%

    company paid)

    OPTIONAL LTD INSURANCE

    Additional 10% coverage of base monthly salary, to obtain 60% of base monthly salary when combined with Basic LTD

    OPTIONAL LIFE INSURANCE

    OPTIONAL AD&D INSURANCE

    Various coverage levels for both you and your dependents

    SAVINGS

    IMMEDIATE PARTICIPATION

    Eligible employees are immediately eligible to enroll in the Savings Plan. The Plan will automatically enroll

    eligible employees approximately 6-8 weeks after start date if the employee does not enroll earlier or opt out of

    the automatic enrollment.

    BENEFIT GROWTH

    Your benefit grows through :

  • Your contributions +
  • Company contributions +
  • Any investment earnings on those contributions
  • YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS

    You can contribute a percentage of your eligible compensation as pre-tax contributions, Roth 401(k) contributions,

    traditional after-tax contributions, or any combination of the three, up to annual IRS limits.

    COMPANY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Northrop Grumman provides a company match, based on your years of service and your contribution to the Plan.

    VESTING

  • You are always 100% vested in your contributions.
  • You will be vested in the company contributions after three years of service.
  • INVESTMENT OPTIONS

    You can choose from :

  • Retirement Path funds (investment options that are professionally managed for you and geared to a specific
  • target retirement date)

  • A variety of core proprietary investment funds offering different levels of risk and return
  • A self-directed brokerage account that allows you to invest in many mutual funds and individual securities
  • Access to online investment advice and professional management services are available from Fidelity’s
  • Personalized Planning and Advice service.

    LOANS

    You may request a general purpose or primary residence loan.

    ROLLOVERS

    You can roll over an existing account balance from another employer’s qualified plan or individual retirement

    account (IRA), into the Northrop Grumman Savings Plan.

    OTHER BENEFITS

    ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL

    BENEFITS, WHICH VARY BY BUSINESS SECTOR AND LOCATION

    EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

  • Performance management goals
  • Training and development
  • Internal career opportunities
  • EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

    Tuition reimbursement for job-related courses and progress toward a degree in a relevant field.

    PAID TIME OFF

    Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and / or personal business

    Life at Peraton At Peraton, our team of self-starting, mission-driven individuals share a passion for creating solutions that keep our country safe.

    We challenge the status quo, embrace change, and solve problems through innovation and forward-thinking. We’re building a culture of doers who are constantly improving and work relentlessly to obtain the highest quality results for ourselves and our trusted partners.

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