Linguist 3

Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Linguist 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Fort Meade, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Cyber Solutions Division/Intelligence Solutions Business Unit – A market leader which innovates a culture of creativity, investment, and teamwork to solve the Intelligence Community’s toughest problems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The candidate will translate, interpret and analyze oral and written material, data, briefings and conversations. Provide translation in written or oral form. Analyze data for coded patterns of information. Interpret data for information for a range of deductions encompassing breadth of subjects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience with a bachelor’s degree, 10 years experience without a degree.
  • Ability to achieve a Level 3 or greater (on the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale) in listening and/or reading mode(s) in English and one of the following languages, dialects and language combinations:
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Chinese-Wu
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Ability to accurately render a transcript or translation into standard American English.
  • All candidates shall have excellent communications skills and experience working in team environments with end customers.
  • Currently maintain or ability to maintain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
  • US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with reporting.
  • Experience performing Quality Control for translation, transcription, and interpretation related tasking.
  • Experience with the analysis, fusion, and reporting of intelligence data.



Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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