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Job Title Pashto Linguist & Cultural Advisor
Requirement ID 537366
Location McLean,  VA
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Description Fast forward one year:
The Aveshka team would like to thank you for your hard work, courage and dedication in supporting our deployed team of Pashto Linguists / Cultural Advisors in Afghanistan.  As a Pashto Linguist / Cultural Advisor you provided mission critical linguist support to the U.S. Army operations in Afghanistan.  In your role, you provided general linguistic support for military operations and interpretation during interviews, meetings and conferences.  You applied your in-depth knowledge of Pashto and the target culture to interpret and translate written and spoken communications with care for contextual understanding.  You engaged with U.S. Army leader and collation partners and briefed senior decision makers across many customer organizations.  In your role you developed analytical skills and understanding of defense operations to develop yourself professionally for future career opportunities with Aveshka. 

The Cliff Notes Version:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a security clearance 
  • Must be proficient in Pashto and English
  • Must be willing to deploy overseas to Afghanistan
  • Provide operational linguist support to U.S. Army operations in Afghanistan
  • Provide general linguistic support for military operations and interpretation during interviews, meetings, and conferences 
  • Interpret and translate written or spoken communications
  • Provide input to reports and transcribe and analyze communications
  • Scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for key information
  • Translate foreign language documents and perform document exploitation
Aveshka is searching for Pashto linguists, to support operations in Afghanistan, who want to be part of a small team where your contributions are appreciated.  Our language analyst will deploy to Afghanistan for a period of 12 months.  Afterward, they will return to stateside opportunities where their understanding of the cultural, economic and social aspects of the region allow them to act as a cultural advisor to policy decision makers through our clients.  In addition to cultural advisor opportunities, Aveshka linguists enjoy challenging career paths as Open Source Intelligence Analyst, other Cultural Advisors, Global Research Analyst and Intelligence Analysis.  Aveshka takes pride in offering dynamic career paths for linguists who are interested in pursuing careers in cultural analysis or intelligence analysis.  Our teams provide a wide range of analysis for the nation’s most challenging missions. 

We understand the hardship a deployment can bring for the deployed, and for the families of those deployed.  Aveshka is honored to deliver industry leading support to the deployed through our Deployment Resource Center (DRC).  Additionally, Aveshka provides full benefits for our employees and their families as well a competitive compensation package. 

Innovation and discovery: these concepts are at the core of Aveshka's corporate culture and are critical to the success of our "Solutioneers." We take pride in fusing technology, consulting, and subject matter expertise to assist our clients in defining critical problems, developing creative and innovative approaches, and implementing tailored solutions.

If you are interested in this story being yours apply today or send us your resume and join our team of information technology, linguists, intelligence, and security analysis professionals.
Required Skills Pashto
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