POSITION: Somali Operational Language Analyst- Level IV LOCATION: Annapolis Junction/Fort Meade, MD 20701 REQUIRED CLEARANCE: TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH (minimum of a CI poly, FSP preferred)
The Somali Operational Language Analyst (OLA) performs tasks required to process voice and/or graphic language materials in support of SIGINT Operations.
The Level IV OLA shall demonstrate the skills of the lower level plus the following cryptologic language processing skills:
Transcribing complex and sophisticated spoken material and translating complex and sophisticated written material
Gisting complex and sophisticated written and spoken material
Performing quality control review of translations and transcripts of complex and sophisticated written and spoken material
Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or equivalent from other countries.
Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Skill Level III in both Audio Translation Performance and Translation Performance from the required language(s) into idiomatic, standard American English. Scores from the Agency Civilian Language Test of Record, valid at time of resume submission, may be used as acceptable validation for text translation and audio translation skill level(s). ILR skills level validation shall be documented within two (2) years prior to resume submission.
Fifteen (15) years of combined cryptologic language processing, related language and/or related cryptologic experience.
In lieu of the Bachelor's Degree, an additional four (4) years of directly related, applied, practical work experience may be substituted for a total of nineteen (19) years' experience.
At least eight (8) of the fifteen (15) years' experience shall be in performing Cryptologic Operations language processing.
At least eight (8) of the fifteen (15) years' experience shall be in the required language(s).
At least six (6) of the eight (8) years' experience in the required language(s) shall be in cryptologic language processing.
At least five (5) of the eight (8) years' experience in the required language(s) shall be in translating and/or transcribing, and gisting.
At least three (3) years' experience in the required language(s) shall be in performing quality control review of both audio translations and text translations at the ILR level III.
For no more than seven (7) of the required fifteen (15) years' experience, reporting shall be the primary duty.
One (1) of the eight (8) years' experience in the required language(s) shall be within six (6) years of resume submission.
One (1) year experience typing on an English keyboard.
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