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Mandarin Linguist

posted 1 month ago

Job Location: Reston, Virginia
Position Type: Full Time
Position Identifier: 0515316070424
Date Posted: April 9, 2024
Minimum U.S. Security Clearance Required: TS/SCI – FS poly

Travel: Within the WMA


  • Linguist will read, triage, review, summarize and translate large amount of data in source-language.
  • The linguist will conduct supplementary research from foreign language sources on equipment and technologies identified.
  • The linguist should have familiarity with tasking, data collection, and targeting.
  • The linguist must have cultural knowledge and be knowledgeable in current events for the Mandarin expertise


  • Two (2+) relevant years of experience in language
  • A./B.S. in U.S. or in a country of language skill
  • Mandarin language scores of 4+ in Speaking/Listening/Reading
  • Ability to pass an English test with a score of 80% or above
  • Must be able to get along in a diverse team in a fast-paced environment with high stakes outcomes
  • Ability to give/received constructive feedback on translation reviews
  • Ability to type no less than 45wpm in English and in Mandarin
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Szanca Overview: 
Szanca Solutions, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Bedford, PA focused on providing quality services and solutions to the Federal Government, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community.

Szanca is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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