Cultural Advisor (Chinese Mandarin)

SOS International

About the organization

Founded in 1989, SOSi is the largest private, family-owned and operated technology and services integrator in the aerospace, defense and government services industry. Its global portfolio includes military logistics, intelligence analysis, software development, and cybersecurity.

Duties

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking an experienced, TS/SCI with CI Poly cleared Cultural Advisor (Chinese Mandarin) to join our team in Washington, DC. The Cultural Advisor will be responsible for an array of cultural analytical activities.

- Provide expert level knowledge and provide a vast array of cultural analytical activities, to include translating a wide variety of complex texts containing difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing and capture subtleties, nuance, tone, and register; producing text reflecting a specific culture from analysis to argumentation, capturing socio-cultural elements.
- Applies foreign language skills, area/geographical knowledge, and subject matter expertise in a
collaborative environment to review and assess foreign publicly available data (websites, online platforms, mobile applications, social media and traditional press sources) to identify trends, patterns and relationships.
- Provides finished intelligence reports; interpreting and projecting existing data to fill gaps in information, requesting the collection of data to fill gaps in knowledge, and reviewing/evaluating finished intelligence reports from the point of view of their specific subject matter fields.
- Responds to requests for assistance (RFA), requests for support (RFS), and requests for information (RFI), analyze data, and write analytic products, white papers, working
papers, and other finished all-source intelligence assessments

Qualifications

- Position requires an Active in-scope TS/SCI with CI Poly clearance.
- Five (5) years' of current, demonstrated and relevant experience performing a vast array of cultural analytical activities, to include translating a wide variety of complex texts containing difficult, idiomatic, scientific, and colloquial writing and capture subtleties, nuance, tone, and register; producing text reflecting a specific culture from analysis to argumentation, capturing socio-cultural elements.
- Five (5) years' of current, demonstrated and relevant experience in the application of foreign language skills, area/geographical knowledge, and subject matter expertise in a collaborative environment to review and assess foreign publicly available data (websites, online platforms, mobile applications, social media and traditional press sources) to identify trends, patterns and
- Three (3) years' of current, demonstrated and relevant experience analyzing data, and write analytic products, white papers, working papers, and other finished all-source intelligence assessments on substantive issues
- Cultural Advisor shall have and maintain a minimum proficiency of level three (3) in listening and reading, in the specified languages, as prescribed by the Interagency Language Round Table (ILRT) and the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) for the target language.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in target-language and English.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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