• Linguistic Support - Operational Analyst - Kanuri - Maiduguri

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/24/2018 10:43 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Linguistic Support
  • Position Overview

    POSITION TITLE:   Linguistic Support - Operational Analyst - Kanuri - Maiduguri


    LOCATION: Fort Meade, MD 20755


    CLEARANCE: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph


    Pluribus International provides high-quality intelligence and counterintelligence analysis and linguistic support to numerous U.S. military and Intelligence Community customers. Pluribus is currently supporting clients across the country and overseas. We have an opportunity for Kanuri-Maiduguri Linguists to join our team.



    Cryptologic linguists must be able to transcribe audio Kanuri-Maiduguri into written Kanuri-Maiduguri using the traditional script. Must be able to translate written Kanuri-Maiduguri into written English summaries, gists, extracts, and verbatim translations while ensuring the use of grammatically and idiomatically correct American English. Will require the ability to scan and process large amounts of material in target language and identify critical and essential elements of information as defined by the government. The candidate will be responsible for providing input to government counterparts by producing written reports developed from target language material.


    Cryptologic linguists shall have a minimum language proficiency rating of 2+/2+, as measured by the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) or an equivalent U.S. government-accepted language test instrument.


    All categories of cryptologic linguist shall have a linguistic proficiency of the target language and the specific knowledge, talent, and skills necessary to perform the assigned voice and/or graphic tasks with minimal supervision; an ability to compile and update operational working aids and databases with minimal supervision; a command of the target language as well as excellent verbal and written American English language capabilities (grammar, vocabulary, idioms, spelling) because linguist work products are prepared in both languages.






    • High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or equivalent from other countries.
    • Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Skill Level 2 in Audio Translation Performance and/or Translation Performance from the required language into standard American English.  Scores from the NSA Civilian Language Test of Record, valid at time of resume submission, may be used as acceptable validation for text translation and audio translation skill level(s).  ILR skill level validation shall be documented within two (2) years prior to resume submission.
    • Equivalent of two (2) years full-time experience performing cryptologic language processing in the required language,
      • For at least one (1) of the two (2) years’ experience, translating and/or transcribing, and gisting shall be the primary duties. 
    • One (1) year experience typing on an English keyboard. 
    • Acceptable Experience for Operational Language Analyst Skill Level 1:
      • Performance of the following task constitutes acceptable cryptologic language processing experience; scanning and sorting/categorizing foreign language materials; recovering essential elements of information; gisting, translating and transcribing; and compiling and updating operational working aids and databases.


    Security Clearance Requirement(s)

    • Clearance Level: TS/SCI
    • Polygraph: Must successfully complete/pass a Full Scope Polygraph 



    • Previous military, cryptologic, or Signals Intelligence experience, preferably with a duty as a transcriber

    • Experience interfacing with multiple clients and commands

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    About Pluribus


    Visit www.Pluribusinternational.com for all opportunities.




    Pluribus International Corporation is a small business, based in Alexandria, Virginia, that specializes in high-quality analytical, training, and operational support to Federal Defense, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement customers.  Our clients today include the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the Defense Security Service (DSS), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and the U.S. Army-Europe Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (USAREUR G2).

    Pluribus International is founded on the principle that honesty and integrity in our actions and dealing with the customers, employees and industry partners is uncompromising. We place quality and excellence above profit and are totally dedicated to our belief that our commitment to our customers and pointed focus on their critical requirements will enable us to provide the highest standards of dedicated service and responsive support to our country's ever-changing requirements. At Pluribus we never seek growth for growth's sake alone. We possess a strong patriotic commitment to perform work that matters to our country.


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet.



    Pluribus will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Pluribus, or (c) consistent with Pluribus’ legal duty to furnish information.


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