Career Opportunities with Valbin Corporation

DOMEX Somali and Arabic Linguist

Location: MD - Bethesda


Valbin Corporation is currently hiring CAT II/III Somali/Arabic who are fluent in both Somali and a secondary language such as Swahili or Arabic for a potential contract opening in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. The actual position is dependent upon customer mission needs.


•       Reviewing raw, unfiltered media, including media containing objectionable material
•       Conducting and preparing accurate written gists, translations, and/or transcriptions, of general and technical material, consisting of hand or type written, audio, and/or video language material and documents in hard copy and electronic formats, using correct syntax and expression from the specific foreign language and in English, in a manner that maintains the integrity and meaning of the material  

•       Scanning and processing a large amount of material in a foreign language for critical and essential elements of information as defined by DOD/DIA customer
•       Transcription, translation and general interpretation duties


•       MUST have a DoD SECRET, TOP SECRET or TS/SCI clearance. Current active SCI is preferred
•       MUST be a local linguist or be willing to move to the DC/MD/VA region
•       MUST be able to pass ILR level 3 scores in Somali and English; secondary SCRL such as Arabic, Swahili in listening/speaking, writing and reading categories
•       MUST have minimum one year linguist experience performing document and/or media file translation, gisting
•       PLUS if a linguist has a DIA clearance, DoD military deployments to CENTCOM or AFRICOM AORs

If interested, please apply formally via the Valbin career webpage portal at to illustrate experience, language capabilities and qualifications and receive a formal review.

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