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Analytic Linguist - Spanish - San Antonio TX

Company name
SOS International LLC

Location
San Antonio, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Bilingual

Posted on
Dec 31,2018

Valid Through
Apr 15,2019

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JOB DESCRIPTION

SOS International (SOSi) is seeking a Spanish Linguist

to support our federal law enforcement customer. Our job is to provide live monitoring, translation, transcription, and interpretation support for our customer’s ongoing and upcoming investigations. These investigations are required to be re-authorized every 30 days by the customer, thus the assignments for our linguists are temporary based on needs of the customer. Additionally, these assignments require the flexibility to work assigned shift schedules, including the possibility of nights and weekend. Shift hours will differ from assignment to assignment, based on needs of the customer. The ideal candidate will be a “self-starter”, capable of hitting the ground running and flexible to support assignments on very short notice.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Monitoring live communication and relaying pertinent information to law enforcement officers

Translating, transcribing, and interpreting audio and written communications into English

Providing reliable, accurate gist’s and summaries of intercepted communication to law enforcement officers

Attending federal and state legal briefings, known as Title III minimization, prior to the beginning of any new investigation

Assisting law enforcement officers in the preparation of evidence and investigation summaries for the possibility of federal or state trials

Serving as a “fact” witness in federal or state court when subpoenaed to testify

Maintaining regular communication with the program manager and keeping them informed of available hours/days/shifts for upcoming assignments

Performing other duties as assigned by the customer or the Program Manager

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Three years of translation experience or a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited US institution

Strong oral communication skills to effectively communicate with law enforcement officials of varying backgrounds

Ability to understand slang and colloquial expressions in your native language, and the ability to translate these into English while still conveying the original meaning and context

Native fluency in language(s) other than English

Excellent command of English with the ability to produce clear and concise written translations, transcriptions, and summaries

Certified or the ability to become certified in listening, speaking, reading and writing language proficiency in target native language and English

Proficiency with Microsoft office applications and ability to learn to use new software

Ability to type a minimum of 40 words per minute (WPM)

Familiarity with a variety of media storage including cassettes, videos, and digital media

Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance

Individuals with experience as a linguist in support of defense, intelligence, or law enforcement agencies

Individuals who currently possess a federal law enforcement clearance or a Department of Defense (DoD) clearance

Individuals who are flexible and eager to support assignments on short notice and available for multiple shifts on a given week

Willingness to submit to random polygraph testing as requested

DESIRED QUALITIES

Individuals with experience supporting Title III monitoring operations

Individuals with experience as a linguist in support of defense, intelligence, or law enforcement agencies

Individuals who currently possess a federal law enforcement clearance or a Department of Defense (DoD) clearance

Individuals who are flexible and eager to support assignments on short notice and available for multiple shifts on a given week

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

WORK ENVIRONMENT

• Fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Shift-based schedules

• Office environment with differinglocations depending upon assignment

Company info

SOS International LLC
Website : http://www.sosi.com/

Company Profile
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a family-owned, mid-tier government services integrator that works, principally, in the Defense and Intelligence sectors. We were founded in 1989 to provide specialized analytical services to the U.S. law enforcement community and, over the last 25 years, have evolved into an international solution provider with experience in 30 countries worldwide. We provide intelligence, technology and project management solutions to large government and private sector organizations, and we are known for our energy, agility, flexibility and proven experience in many of the most austere areas of the world. Our commitment, expertise and experience deliver tangible results that reflect our passion for excellence.

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