The majority of the our linguists are drawn from the private sector as Independent Contract Linguists and linguists who work for vendors under contract to us. Career linguists from Federal agencies and military linguists also provide services to us as authorized through agreements facilitating interagency assistance. Most linguists live and work throughout the United States. They may perform work at Government or contractor facilities, or in their residence (depending upon the type and security classification of the requirement). This flexibility makes us a very attractive opportunity.
Our linguist is expected to possess fundamental computer literacy skills which include; word processing, updating virus definitions/protection, zipping/unzipping files, a sound knowledge of the procedures for sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attached files, a sound knowledge of navigating within the World Wide Web, and general familiarity with their own hardware, software, and operating system environment. Once you have successfully completed in-processing (proficiency testing and background investigation), and you have been approved to work from home, you will need the following on your home computer in order to receive and transmit material to and from our site: Technical requirements include Internet Service Provider (ISP) with a connection rate greater than dialup (56k). Computer Hardware & Software requirements include Pentium II 300 MHz or higher, 64 MB Ram or higher, Cable or DSL modem, 8X CD-ROM or higher, Sound Card and Speakers, and at least 5 Gig of free hard drive space or more. Operating System requirements include Microsoft Windows ME, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Microsoft Windows XP. Software requirements include a word processing package, e-mail software that supports file attachments, anti-virus protection, and Adobe Acrobat. Browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater and Netscape 7.0 or greater.