Mid Somali Linguist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous


 CRC has a need for a Mid Somali Linguist to serve our customer in Fort Meade, MD.

DESCRIPTION:  Candidate shall provide Language Enabled Analyst support to conduct all-source analytic production of sociocultural elements within a region, human terrain, and human geography. Analysis includes, but is not limited, to religious, linguistic, ethnic, social, tribal, and occupational domains with respect to geography and resources to characterize the dynamics of groups of people worldwide. Incorporates expertise sociology, cultural anthropology, demography, psychology, geography, economics, and political science.

  • Provide analysis, research, and intelligence production support, leveraging analytical tools on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS to review reporting of all classification levels and provide relevant data and input aiding in the composition of weekly operational briefings and other products.
  • Provide, engage and participate in analytic exchanges, briefings, and training both internal to the unit and external within the intelligence community in order to facilitate the accomplishment of assigned products.
  • Review daily activity logs of the contractor’s team members to maintain knowledge of on-going operational activity.
  • Analyze the CI/CT capabilities, vulnerabilities, and threats within geographic AORs in order to identify intelligence gaps and potential new lines of effort and shall provide written or verbal recommendations to Government Team/Branch/Division Chiefs.
  • Provide technical inputs to requests for assistance (RFA), support (RFS), and information (RFI), analyze data, and write analytic products, white papers, lead tenders, working papers and other finished all-source intelligence assessments on substantive issues, determined by the Government, in a production format.
  • Conduct intelligence traffic queries, which may lead to applicable lead tender information for mission exploitation.
  • Provide research and analysis support related to collection efforts to aid in the development of collection priorities, intelligence reviews, and corresponding Analyst Notebook charts.
  • Conduct weekly, monthly, and quarterly operational briefings with Government Team/Branch/Division Chiefs.
  • Provide, develop, and maintain a familiarity and knowledge of assigned target set environment, documented IAW the CiAO SOP.
  • Research and analyze existing and developing CI, CT, political, military leadership, security and military issues, and produce intelligence products to meet planned or tasked production requirements.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (HS Diploma and 4 years of related experience for a total of 12 or Associate's and 2 years of related experience for a total of 10 years may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree)​​​​​​​
  • Minimum 8 years of experience conducting analysis relevant to the position, with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years
  • Experience with performing written Somali-to-English translation
  • Knowledge of Somali culture, politics, military, economy, current events, and psychology highly desired
  • Ability to demonstrate professional-level proficiency in Somali and English and perform at Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), or Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 or above in listening, reading, speaking, and writing in those languages
  • Ability to produce client-ready, time sensitive products and reports per client requirements
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that may on occasion require working non-standard hours
  • Deep regional expertise
  • Moderate to advanced computer skills

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