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Senior Somali and Arabic Translator - 2165

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: McLean, VA, US, 22101

Company: HII's TSD

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.




Job Description

HII –Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is currently seeking a Senior Somali and Arabic Translator to work in a "virtual workforce environment" for our customer located in the Northern Virginia area, to support an upcoming anticipated contract.  


This position is authorized to work remotely. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

Senior Translator performs the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring an advanced professional capability in requisite professional disciplines. A translator at the senior level can successfully apply a translation methodology to translate a wide variety of complex texts that contain difficult, abstract, idiomatic, highly technical, and colloquial writing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A score of 4 to 4+ for translation into English from Somali and Arabic on the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale
  • 6 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 4 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 10 years relevant experience.
  • Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance if necessary 

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Experience with multiple IC organizations
  • Experience gathering, producing, and evaluating information that political, military, and other government leaders can use in making decisions about the scope and immediacy of terrorism.



Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC