Jun 03, 2019

Linguistics Manager (OCONUS)

  • SSI Group
  • Kosovo
Full-Time Defense Government Other

Job Description

This position will be stationed in Kosovo.

SSI is an 8(m) economically disadvantaged woman owned small business (EDWOSB), providing cleared professionals and solutions for the Department of Defense, Department of State, Special Operations, and Intelligence Community. SSI provides instructors, cultural advisors, linguists, interpreters, translators, subject matter experts, advisors, mentors, role players, training support specialists, training delivery officers, intelligence analysts, counterintelligence (CI) specialists, technical support, field technicians, security professionals, logistics specialists, operations coordinators, budget specialists, administrative support specialists, emergency medical technicians (EMT), exercise controllers (EXCON), mission managers, project managers, program managers for a wide variety of mission critical requirements.

This position will be stationed in Kosovo.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities/Description

  • Applies expertise in Albanian, Serbian and Macedonian languages & dialects, and ethnographical breakdown of the AO to advise the TOPM in assigning linguists to the appropriate mission area tasks
  • Observes linguist interpreting activities; inspects, edits and proofreads translated documents into/from target language to/from English
  • Assists Quality Control Manager of translation/transcription products and interpretation services including the accurate meaning, context, and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation in both English and the target languages
  • Recruits, tests, trains and advises new linguists helping to build a linguist labor force with the capable of meeting the needs and demands of peacekeeping troops
  • Researches and develops testing and assessment methodology for local dialects and languages spoken in Kosovo and Macedonia as required
  • Maintains linguist reference library; archives reoccurring translated documents; collects, researches, develops standardized terminology and abbreviations (i.e. military terms) for use in translating documents program wide and disseminates to linguists

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in one or all of the following areas:
    • Translating/Interpreting, linguistics or related subject
    • English, Serbian Language and Literature
    • Albanian Language and Literature 


  • 5 years' experience as an interpreter/translator, English instructor, or foreign language instructor plus a Bachelor's degree in one or all of the following areas:
    • Translating/Interpreting, linguistics or related subject
    • English, Serbian Language and Literature
    • Albanian Language and Literature
  • C2/C2 (CEF Scale) in English, Albanian and Serbian
  • Must be on site to manage in the area of performance

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance preferred


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Mid Atlantic Professionals Inc., DBA/SSI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all associates without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, or physical disability. The Company is committed to provide reasonable accommodation (including making change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternative format) to qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for a job or to perform a job. To request reasonable accommodation please contact HR Department at Recruitment@groupssi.com or 301-540-8864.





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