Mongolian linguists, OR_North Bend

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North Bend OR US 97459


Job Description:

The Mission Support Operation is currently soliciting experienced Mongolian linguists for a language services contract supporting an Intelligence Community customer in the National Capital Region (NCR). Linguists will be conducting media monitoring, analysis, guide, and translation on content that may be technical in nature. They will perform a full range of activities in processing textual, video, audio, and social media material, including monitoring, selection, full translation, summarization, and analysis based on the monitoring and analysis of traditional media and social media information.

All work will be performed from the linguist’s home office. The majority of the work will take place Monday through Friday; however, nights and weekends may be required.

Languages of Interest:  Mongolian

First and foremost, all applicants must have full professional fluency in American English, including a command of common idioms and expressions.

The primary responsibilities of the linguists are:

  • Monitor assigned Internet-based media sources and make selections based on customer criteria

  • Process source vernacular into translations, summaries, roundups, and other defined products

  • Adhere to strict style and format editorial standards

  • Respond to requirements from customers by collecting data, analyzing results, and publishing detailed written reports.

  • Nights and weekends may be required, as directed by the customer


  • US citizen

  • BA degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience

  • Professional-Level proficiency in a foreign language (ILR 3 or higher on a translation test)

  • Experience as a foreign media collector, translator, analyst, technical officer, or journalist

  • Experience with open source research, including social media exploitation

  • Focused knowledge of particular media environments

  • Ability to capture geopolitical, regional, ethnic, and cultural elements in text

  • Ability to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as abstract concepts

  • Master use of reference materials.

  • Must possess ADVANCED computer skills; including MS Office and Internet Research skills, to be able to produce written translations and products and Internet skills that will allow advanced research on the Web

  • Ability to work independently and as a contributor to a virtual team

  • Self-starter with curious mindset and desire to solve problems and learn new skills

  • Strong organizational skills, time-management skills, attention to detail, and strong initiative

  • Knowledge of Human Language translations, post-edited machine translation, and adaptive machine translation tools.


  • Experience in translating or summarizing from live or recorded video or audio

  • Ability to triage selections to isolate pertinent and nuanced info

  • Successful completion of English and foreign language translation testing

Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 – $84,000.00 – $113,400.00

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.


Leidos / Equal Opportunity Employer

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