Chenega Corporation - Russian Linguist

The Russian Linguist will provide translation services in a variety of forms and provide cryptologic language training to military and civilian personnel. The Russian Linguist will work with the Project Manager and Language and Training Content Manager, develop and integrate language training materials, technologies, and methods into existing training programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Provide translation and language related services in a variety of forms including, but not limited to: transcripts, gists, reports, oral recordings, posters, and signs.

  • Provide global language, cryptologic language, and cultural training to military forces and civilian personnel via traditional classroom instruction, written materials, technology based instruction, distributed learning services, and OJT.

  • Develop new global and cryptologic training materials, curriculum, and courseware for approval of US Government.

  • Work with the Language and Training Content Manager and customers, research and integrate new language training technologies, software, and methodologies into customers’ existing training programs.

  • Track student progression and report effectiveness of training to Language and Training Content Manager.

  • Integrate new Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) curriculum and materials in a timely manner.

Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High school/GED degree required. Bachelor’s Degree desired.

  • 3+ years of experience in producing translation and language related services.

  • 1+ years of experience providing language or related instruction. Military cryptologic language instructor experience preferred.

  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with current SSBI.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Write and speak target language in clear and concise grammar and pronunciation.

  • Ability to produce idiomatic translations of non-technical material using correct syntax and expression from English to target language and vice versa.

  • Ability to conduct consecutive, accurate translations/interpretation of on-going conversations/activities.

  • Ability to effectively train others in global language, cryptologic language, and culture.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Ability to receive and maintain all customer required access, included but not limited to facilities and Information Systems.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.