Chinese/Mandarin Cryptologic Language Analyst


  • Counterintelligence
  • Hardware development
  • Security clearance
  • Analytics
  • Spectrum
  • Reporting
  • Recruiting
  • Quality control
  • Cyber security
  • Partnership

Job Description

Requisition Number: 14762

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40

Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly

Level of Experience: Entry Level

Who we are

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team! Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors. Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

HII-Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is currently seeking Chinese Mandarin Cryptologic Language Analysts to perform tasks required to process language materials/data at the customer site in Fort Meade, Maryland. *CI *MV *TE

What you will do

The candidate shall demonstrate the following cryptologic language processing skills:
  • Scanning, sorting/categorizing foreign language written and verbal materials to recover essential elements of information
  • Completing lists, translations, and transcriptions, of complex and sophisticated written and/or spoken materials from required language to English, and English to the required language
  • Performing quality control on language processing activities
  • Compiling and updating operational work aids and databases
  • Drafting intelligence reports


What we are looking for

  • 2 years of relevant experience with Bachelor's in related field; 0 years of experience with Master's in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Performance at Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) skill level 3 in audio translation and text translation from Chinese/Mandarin into idiomatic, standard American English; skill level shall be documented within 2 years prior to resume submission
  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain a TS/SCI with Poly

Bonus Points for...

  • Associate's Degree or 2 additional years of work experience
  • 4 years of full-time experience or 6 years without degree
  • Equivalent of 4 years of full-time experience in Cryptologic Operations performing language processing in the required language(s)
  • Translating and/or transcribing, and gisting shall be the primary duty for at least 2 of the 4 years of experience
  • Reporting shall be the primary duty for no more than 1 year of the required 4 years
  • 2 years of end product reporting experience
  • 3 years performing Computer Network Operations

Physical Requirements

Requires working in an office.

This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.