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BAE Systems Linguist/Translator (Russian) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

The selected candidate will provide daily on-site technical support for a government agency. Will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Washington DC terminals of foreign Direct Communications Links (DCL). Will complete communications operations and procedures, coordinate with Executive Branch agencies, DoD agencies and other United States Government agencies and advise the executive senior level staff on hotline privacy communications and crisis communications procedures. Will develop and present briefings to foreign dignitaries, military officials and high-level delegations and serve on a team of translators for a rotating shift manning the hotline around the clock to provide rapid or time sensitive oral, sight and written translations of political communiques, military and other technical, scientific or general translations. Will catalog and maintain a continuing professional development program for all translators. Will also maintain current information on events through monitoring of domestic, international open-source and classified intelligence reports and materials and will oversee continuous circuit monitoring of multiple DCL intercontinental and satellite circuits. Serves as a back-up communications terminal operator for all DCL communications equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is located in Washington DC. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to Washington DC or surrounding areas.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

High school diploma and at least 8 years of related experience

Experience translating a variety of documents between English and Russian, including government documents, news articles and editorials, speeches, position papers, training materials, presentations, and technical and financial reports

Experience reviewing translations ensuring accuracy, completeness, correct grammar and spelling, consistency, proper formatting, and appropriate terminology

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to write and speak clearly and coherently in Russian and English

Skilled at writing target language (Russian)

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis

Ability to translate a variety of documents on sight

Familiarity with the Translation Industry Standards for Quality Translations

Familiarity with Computer Assisted Translation Tools, such as Translation Memory, Terminology Management Databases, and online dictionaries

Trainer / training experience

Positive service oriented attitude

Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $86235 - $146638

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Linguist/Translator (Russian)


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