DescriptionThe National Security Sectoris currently looking experienced Triage Examiners in various languages to perform media exploitation (MEDEX) and triage in support a customer in the National Capital Region (NCR). Triage Examiners should be experienced in general linguist operations and Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) operations, and are expected to leverage language and analytical skills, as well as advanced computer systems aptitude in addressing triage examination projects. Triage Examiners will perform eDiscovery examinations of electronic media for content of interest using a suite of forensic examination tools and will identify and prioritize items of importance for further processing, in accordance with customer standard operating procedures. Examiners will also be expected to communicate effectively and provide ad-hoc notification to superiors on task progress and significant findings, and to produce a report of their findings for further dissemination to customer(s).Required Language: ChineseThe primary responsibilities of the Triage Examiners are:
Perform data discovery on large datasets of foreign language material and identify essential elements of information.
Convert, reformat, parse, and otherwise exploit media files using customer tools to ensure compatibility and readability for translation systems.
Prepare files and metadata for transfer to translation systems, including review of foreign-language data.
Produce report of findings and disseminate to customer, analysts, and liaison officers.
Prepare accurate written gists, translations, and/or transcriptions of general and technical material.
Must have the sufficient language skills, analytic skills, and technical aptitude to gain proficiency with job-required tools and processes (On-the-job training may be provided as needed to address customer-specific needs, with ongoing evaluations throughout train-up period).
Native-level proficiency in English.
Two years of overall experience in Chinese linguist operations (i.e. translation, language analysis), and two years of experience performing media examination for Document and Media Exploitation projects.
Willingness to perform occasional shift work to meet mission demands.
Achieve a minimum score of a 3/3 in Reading and Listening in Chinese and 3+/3+ for Reading and Listening in English.
BA degree and/or 4 – 8 prior relevant experience in lieu of degree, or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Ability to compose summarizations of highly technical and complex subjects that are both succinct and accessible to a general reader.
Outcomes-based problem solving of ill-defined and abstract problems.
Ability to maintain project momentum while working independently with limited oversight over a long period of time.
Ability to quickly scan and process a large amount of material in a foreign language for essential elements of information.
Ability to comprehend customer prioritization requirements and apply them to files under review, as well as apply personal judgment when assessing the potential value of files and information.
Demonstrated history of working on screening or translation projects and in maintaining the integrity and meaning of the translated material.
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner (email, spoken, & reports).
Ability to make sound decisions and handle stress, while meeting deadlines and performing in a high-paced environment.
Familiarity with report writing styles for DOD and IC consumers.
Possess a working proficiency in standard computer systems and office programs, with additional experience in media examination tools.
Ability to use or train to proficiency on customer specific software programs and tools.
TS/SCI with a CI poly.
Must currently possess at least an active TS/SCI clearance.
Current or recent SCI-level access is a significant advantage and preferred.
Must be able to pass a polygraph and Subject Interview.
Native-level proficiency in foreign language
Graduate of the Defense Language Institute Chinese Course.
An advanced degree in one of the following fields: Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Legal, Medical, Banking and Financing, Foreign Military, Forensics
Familiarity with Digital Forensics/eDiscovery/Document and Media Exploitation (DOMEX) processes and specialized tools (i.e. FTK, enCase, or similar).
Past performance as a media examiner in support of DOD or IC customers.
Pay Range:Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.Original Posting Date:01/11/2024While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.REQNUMBER: R-00126462All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.Full-time