Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


1-191023-9729: Khmer Linguist
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Reston
Open Date10/25/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Khmer Linguist in Reston, VA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring advanced capability to perform translation, transcription and interpretation tasks in support of the customer.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Duties include independently monitoring and researching various media, identifying relevant Khmer language web content, preparing translations from collected web content, transcribing information into summaries, and responding to other assigned tasks.

 


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in Khmer.
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Khmer translation.
  • No relocation available. 

Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidates will be processed for a TS/SCI and polygraph.  Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or Foreign Language or in technical fields with relevant foreign language training experience 
  • A background in media production or research in media trends and analysis.
  • Interpretation skills in Chinese Mandarin 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
WORK ENVIRONMENT

Travel OCONUS on a TDY basis is a requirement for some of the languages under this program.  Candidates must be able to support the program 24/7 when on travel.