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Position title: Linguist, Washington, DC metro area
Reports to: Washington, DC Lionbridge Federal office
Status: Full Time and Freelance available

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX) is a leading provider of globalization and testing services. Lionbridge combines global resources with proven program management methodologies to serve as an outsource partner throughout a client's product and content lifecycle -- from development to globalization, testing and maintenance. Global organizations in all industries rely on Lionbridge services to increase international market share, speed adoption of global products and content, and enhance their return on enterprise applications and IT system investments. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge now maintains more than 50 solution centers in 25 countries and provides services under the Lionbridge and VeriTest brands. To learn more, visit http://www.lionbridge.com.

Position Description
The Linguist position executes to the needs and demands of the Lionbridge Federal division’s staff and clients. The Linguist will work on-site at one of our client’s locations. The Linguist holds a government security clearance or is clearable by the DoD. The Linguist is responsible for the delivery of high quality monitoring, transcribing, interpreting, quality control, and validating services both to and from English as requested. The linguist will participate in various administrative duties as requested by the client.

Required Skills/Background
  • Near-native language skills in English and target language
  • US citizen
  • Current US Security Clearance – Secret, Top Secret, TS/SBI or above
  • DLPT / State certification preferred, if available for language
  • Minimum 2 years of work or schooling within the past 5 years which required interpreting, translating, or other extensive use of source and target language skills
  • Comprehend slang and colloquial expressions in required foreign language and translate into the English equivalent
  • Basic typing skills

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