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Russian Linguist

Job ID: 2206790
Location: FORT GORDON, GA, United States
Date Posted: May 3, 2022
Category: Defense/Intel
Subcategory: Intel Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for an OSINT Collector with Russian language skills and cultural expertise to work with a diverse team of collectors, linguists, cultural experts, and operations officers, providing operational support to dynamic global operations in Fort Gordon, GA.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for OSINT Collection and reporting activities, focused on Russian language data collection from textual, video, and audio data.
  • Responsible for locating and collecting relevant information from diverse sources in the Cyber domain, including social media, press sources, and other open source repositories.
  • Employs collection techniques and signature reduction tools to identify and collect information relevant to customer requirements.
  • Applies internet-based research skills, including manipulation of proprietary and commercial tools, and advanced research methods.
  • Leverages Russian cultural expertise to support information collection, product development, and assist teammates with intelligence problems.
  • Collaborates with team members, government representatives, contractor personnel, and industry partners to support intelligence and analysis activities. Ability to operate in a diverse, evolving and high-profile environment is key in addition to the collaboration.
  • Produces incident, threat, and information reports based on customer direction, and in compliance with relevant U.S. government policies.


Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in International Studies, or a related field (in-field experience may be substituted for education requirements) and nine (9) years or more of related experience.

Required Clearance:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active Top Secret SCI Clearance with ability to obtain SCI and pass a polygraph (PR within 6 years).

Required Qualifications: 

  • Minimum DLPT 3/3/2/2 or Equivalent (ILS, ILR, ALTA) in Russian.
  • Knowledgeable of idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and have a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social, and political environment.
  • Ability to prepare and present information reports with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks and ongoing projects while ensuring compliance with applicable policies, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of popular, legacy, and new social media, forums, messaging services, blog sites, and mobile applications.

Desired Certifications & Skills: 

  • Experience within the US military or US intelligence community.
  • Former Military linguistic experience (35P, 09L, 1N3, 2671, 2712, 2799, or equivalent).
  • Completion of U.S. Army OS-301, OS-302, OS-303, and OS-305.
  • Experience working with Special Forces.




Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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