Aug 6, 2016

Maghreb Arabic/French Linguist (OCONUS)

Employer: Leonie
Location: Africa
Job Code: 2982


Maghreb Arabic/French Linguist (OCONUS)

Leonie is currently seeking qualified Maghreb Arabic/French Linguists (OCONUS) to join our world-class team of exceptionally skilled, ethical and committed professionals providing Information Operations, Intelligence and Analytical Services. Since 2004, Leonie has made the customer the top priority while maintaining a culture of industry thought leadership that has translated into unmatched mission accomplishments.

*NOTE: This position requires that eligible candidates pass required language tests

Job Description:
The Maghreb Arabic/French Linguists will collect Open Source information on a daily basis, through use of the internet, daily local newspapers, and periodicals in their respective countries and in host nation languages.
Linguists must be able to accurately translate the local dialects in order to understand fully all aspect of local press and be able to present that in a timely coherent report.
The information (data) collected shall be collated and put into a daily Information Summary of Open Source Activities.
The Maghreb Arabic/French Linguists will provide Linguist support, both translation and interpretation to Special Operations Forces Liaison Element (SOFLEs), Military Information Support Teams, Civil Military Support Teams, Joint Planning and Assistance Team, Special Operations Command and Control Element, Key Leader Engagements, and MEDCAP/VETCAP operations.

Master’s degree in a related field and 3 years of specialized experience; OR Bachelor’s
degree in a related field and 6 years of specialized experience; OR 10 years of specialized
experience in the intelligence and/or Special Operations Community
Minimum of 3 years Maghreb Arabic/French Linguist experience supporting SOF and/or Counter Terrorism operations
Possesses experience supporting target collection, identification, and location
Must have completed a DOD or Intelligence agency accepted analyst training program
Must have an in-depth understanding of Intelligence doctrine and capabilities
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Earth
Must be familiar with common intelligence analytical software such as Palantir, or Analyst

Preferred Experience:
At least 2 years working on the continent of Africa in target areas

Clearance Requirement:
Current Secret clearance required

Reports To:
Project Manager

Various locations throughout Africa

Leonie offers you the opportunity to join an innovative, well respected organization and collaborate with industry experts and exceptional individuals. We provide a competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please apply online via our website at Please provide a cover letter outlining your experience and salary expectations as you create your Leonie profile.