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Centreville, Virginia

Req #: R114387

Location(s):

  • US - VA, Centreville
  • US - Remote (Any Location)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Role(s) & Responsibilities
The Linguist interprets and translates local languages and dialects to English language as well as provides expertise on societal and cultural dynamics. 

Candidates should have demonstrated experience:

• Providing expert understanding and interpretation of  local socio-political, religious, and ethnic diversity and customs
• Translating, interpreting, and analyzing oral and written material in local language (to include reports, raw data, briefings, and conversations) and be capable of providing written and oral translations in English
• Providing assessments, transcription, translation, interpretation, cultural advisement, and media analysis while being capable to:
    (1) comprehending both the source language and English as spoken and written
    (2) speaking both of these languages
   (3) choosing an expression in English that fully conveys and best matches the meaning of the source language
   (4) having familiarity with the cultural context of both languages
    (5) having knowledge of terminology in specialized fields
    (6) researching in source languages and writing a comprehensive assessment in English


Required Qualifications:

Degree in language, culture, history, sociology, anthropology or related field


Journeyman Level - BA/BS +3-10 yrs. experience; MA/MS + 1-8 yrs. experience; 7-14 yrs. experience without degree

Senior Level - MA/MS and 10+ yrs. experience; BA/BS and 12+ yrs. experience; 14+ yrs. experience without degree

SME Level - MA/MS and 15+ yrs. experience. Has exceptional, highly unique expertise.  Recognized industry leader / expert

Experience translating, interpreting, and analyzing oral and written materials from the local language into English

Being fluent in both the local language and English

Expertise in culture of the region

Experience performing duties outlined within the Role(s) & Responsibilities specifications

Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401K.

Centreville, Virginia

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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