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Senior Spanish Linguist Support 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization MultiLingual Solutions, Inc. (MLS) is a comprehensive foreign language services firm that provides full-spectrum linguistic, analytical, and training support to U.S. Government and private sector customers. With services in over 100 languages and resources in more than 60 countries, MLS specializes in mobilizing the linguistic, technical, and management personnel needed to meet critical communications and operational objectives.

Since our founding in 2001, MLS has become the partner of choice for government and business leaders seeking high quality, innovative solutions. Our global network of linguistic and technical professionals bring extensive subject matter expertise in an array of fields such as military and security, science and technology, cyber, health, law, marketing and advertising, HR, education, manufacturing, and finance.

MLS services include:

• Placement of Professional Linguists, Analysts, and Instructors Across the US and Overseas
• Document Translation and Audio Transcription
• Onsite and Remote Interpretation
• Customized Foreign Language and Cultural Instruction
• Curriculum and Materials Development
• Website Localization
• Multilingual Software and Web-based Products
• Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
• Voiceovers and Subtitling
• Language Needs Assessment and Cultural Consulting
 
Category Linguistics  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Colorado Springs, CO  
Open Date 3/21/2019  
Reports to Program Manager  
Description

The Senior Spanish Linguist must:

  • Possess a keen sensitivity to sociolinguistic and cultural references, as well as be a well-educated native listener and speaker;
  • Read all styles and forms whether printed or in reasonably legible handwriting;
  • Read between the lines, follow unpredictable turns of thought and offer reasoned analysis;
  • Write in a variety of prose styles about varied topics with rare errors;
  • Tailor language to fit an audience, persuade, debate and represent a point of view;
  • Provide interpreter support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Senior Linguists assist in the quality control of linguist production services by:

  • Conducting periodic reviews and evaluations of translated documents;
  • Providing comments, corrections, and recommendations for translated material;
  • Delegating tasks according to a linguist's knowledge and abilities;
  • Clarifying expectations of responsibilities for supported linguists;
  • Communicating effectively and readily sharing expertise with others;
  • Developing appropriate training aids for continuous output improvement;
  • Identifying areas of weakness and providing solutions for improvement;
  • Identifying training opportunities and requirements;
  • Identifying needed resources to improve operational capabilities;
  • Acting as a representative at training opportunities, IC forums, and Linguist/Translation Working Groups, thus playing an active role in the IC to understand and incorporate IC language and transliteration standards into the client’s practices and operations.
 
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of consecutive interpretation experience.
  • Must have experience interpreting at formal conferences.
  • Must be able to pass language tests in both Spanish and English in Reading, Writing, and Listening with Advanced Professional Proficiency (4 or higher).
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing.
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and using a computer and related devices.
  • Must have experience in word processing, typing, editing, and using office machines.
  • Must possess knowledge of the U.S. Intelligence Community and maintain expertise and familiarity with the translation industry standards for quality translations.
  • Must have the physical and mental capacity to function in a high operational tempo and crisis situations.
  • Must be able and willing to live and work in austere conditions, if the need requires.
 
Clearance Level TS/SCI  

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