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Human Language Technology Specialist in Rockville at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Support the integration and direct the use of HLT for triage, translation, and prioritization of work through exploratory search and other techniques using a variety of automated Government, commercial and proprietary tools;

Support triage teams leveraging NMEC tools and technology to generate detailed information products to include spreadsheet reports, metrics and collection-specific descriptions;

Support the triage analyst team through review of search results from NMEC tools to assess their precision, accuracy and ability to identify intelligence files from within large collections;

Lead ad-hoc teams consisting of a systems engineer; Triage, Quality Control and/or Screener Linguists, and work collaboratively to rapidly assess collections and determine their potential intelligence holdings and relationships to customer, NMEC and DOMEX consumer information gaps and Priority Information Requirements (PIR);

Support Workflow and Translation teams: Coordinate and support the integration of translation memory and Computer Assisted Translation tool to enable more rapid support to translation requests. This includes but is not limited to performing troubleshooting of SDL TRADOS and other CAT tools, supporting the use of terminology management, creating Translation Memory Projects, and providing ad-hoc training on the features of tools;

Track, report, and assist with issues and obstacles to utilization of HLT tools in support of Operations. This includes, but is not limited to supporting the identification of both technical and administrative issues with the utilization of enabling technologies such as Optical Character Recognition and transliteration tools, among others.

Create and update SOPs for HLT utilization: Provide standard operating procedures (SOPs) and update applicable SOPs for the use of HLT within triage and DOMEX operations;

Providing ad-hoc training and familiarization for HLT tools used by the team;

Provide input and feedback regarding existing tools, as well as recommendations for better integration and implementation of HLT into operations.

Job Requirements

5 yrs in HLT and computer programming; Experience in Translation Memory and Terminology Management prior to placement. Must also be qualified (min ILR 3) as a linguist in English; and qualified (min ILR 3) as a linguist in one or more foreign language(s).

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.