Chinese Linguist

Columbia, Maryland
02 Sep 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Cyber Security Group is a cyber security engineering and analysis arm of Jacobs Engineering company.

Position Description:

Currently seeking two CAT II/III linguist with Chinese language skills.
Required Skills:
  • Must be able to test in the language and English with a minimum score of 3/3
  • Written translations of technical and non-technical material using correct syntax and expressions from the native language to English\
  • Written translations of the exploitation of materials derived from the collection of foreign language media sources
  • Open source research/translations and analysisadvise to government lead(s) on cultural, social and ethnic significance of conversations, situations, documents, etc., in designated regions or geographic locations
  • Use of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and related deviseinternal Quality Control checks of translation documents
  • Gisting of documents, writing reports and developing/conducting high level briefings


Location: Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting at a desk.
  • May require lifting and carrying supplies.
  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Work Environment:
  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients
  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation

  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

Other Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance - dress is typically business casual, but is dependent on the client's standards.
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain clearances as required for the position.
  • Must be able to access customer work location.