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CACI International Somali Linguist- CENTCOM AOR in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Somali Linguist- CENTCOM AOR

Job Category: Intelligence

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 75%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI is seeking a Somali Linguist to provide intelligence support, supporting the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate (I2WD), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD and deployed to the CENTCOM AOR.

*This position description is not an active opening but is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Conduct Linguistic analysis and assist in the collection and dissemination of information to U.S. and coalition forces, on a need to know basis, concerning foreign communications activity.

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide Indications and Warnings.

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify enemy TTPs and develop targetable intelligence products.

  • Ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS (to possible conflict areas) on short notice in order to disseminate relevant threat information.

  • Perform all functional duties independently.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

  • BA/BS or Associates degree plus 6 yrs. experience or 10 yrs. of experience.

  • Somali DLPT score of 3L/3R/3W or equivalent

  • Must be able to type no less than 45wpm in the English and in the target language.

  • Experience in Summarizing/Gisting, Terminology Management, Translation Related Services, Triage, Writing Analysis, Writing Reports, and workflow.

  • Two or more years of experience translating various textual and audio forms of Somali including academic publications, grey literature, colloquial, and slang terminology.

  • Two years of experience translating terminology that relates to naval military operations.

  • Researches unclassified and classified databases for use in written products.

  • Monitors and analyzes strategic and operational intelligence information.

  • Research support for analysts who produce Intelligence Community reports and briefings as well as direct support to current operations.

  • Researches, authors, and coordinates threat assessments to support the Commander and/or leaders in the U.S. civilian intelligence community.

  • Present, discuss, and defend assessments to intelligence community and technical community.

  • Assist with development and maintenance of analytical policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of current events in targeting, customs, historical, assessment, and pattern analysis processes.

  • Ability to generate/provided specialized analytical products.

  • Ability to search/screen all media sources and provide assessments of intelligence impacts.

  • Proficient in utilizing standard MS Office computer applications and intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and product development.

  • Proficient in utilizing specialized intelligence tools to create final products.

  • Possess strong research, analytical, and writing skills as well as briefing skills to include the ability to clearly articulate information to different audiences.

  • Capable of effectively operating as a member of an analytical team from a remote location in support of Task Force requirements.

  • Experience providing intelligence support regarding issues within the CENTCOM AOR or other specific COCOMs.

  • Must be medically fit for deployments to austere conditions.

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Arabic language proficiency

  • Yemeni language proficiency

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.