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Junior Chinese/Mandarin Cryptologic Language Analyst (Intelligence Analyst 2)

Annapolis Junction, MD

Job Description

Who we are

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team! Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors. Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

HII-Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is currently seeking Junior Chinese Mandarin Cryptologic Language Analysts to perform tasks required to process language materials/data at the customer site in Fort Meade, Maryland.

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What you will do

The candidate shall demonstrate the following cryptologic language processing skills:
  • Scanning, sorting/categorizing foreign language written and verbal materials to recover essential elements of information
  • Completing lists, translations, and transcriptions, of complex and sophisticated written and/or spoken materials from required language to English, and English to the required language
  • Performing quality control on language processing activities
  • Compiling and updating operational work aids and databases
  • Drafting intelligence reports

What we are looking for

  • 2 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's in related field; 0 years of experience with Master's in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Performance at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) skill level 3 in audio translation and text translation from Chinese/Mandarin into idiomatic, standard American English; skill level shall be documented within 2 years prior to resume submission
  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI with Poly

Bonus Points for...

  • Associate's Degree or 2 additional years of work experience
  • 4 years of full-time experience or 6 years without degree
  • Equivalent of 4 years of full-time experience in Cryptologic Operations performing language processing in the required language(s)
  • Translating and/or transcribing, and gisting shall be the primary duty for at least 2 of the 4 years of experience
  • Reporting shall be the primary duty for no more than 1 year of the required 4 years
  • 2 years of end product reporting experience
  • 3 years performing Computer Network Operations

Physical Requirements

Requires working in an office.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: .

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Job ID: Alion-eQTxWIg3qLol
Employment Type: Other