Iraqi Arabic Linguist and Cultural Advisor – Camp Arifjan, Kuwait – Top Secret/SCI

Requisition ID: 21007702

  • Category IconCategory: Communications
  • Location IconLocation: Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton is seeking an Iraqi Arabic Linguist and Cultural Advisor (CULAD) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting a large program. This position is located in Kuwait.  The Iraqi Arabic Linguist/CULAD will provide continuous monitoring, expert analysis, and assessment of global, regional, and tailored area geopolitical media and news sources. The position is an unaccompanied assignment that can be extended by the customer and if elected by the individual chosen to provide support.   Roles and Responsibilities:
  • To gather information on trends, behaviors, events and directed global developments to generate media synopsis reports and assessments of local geopolitics and foreign media discourse
  • Produce predictive recommendations and identify anticipated strategic communications opportunities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop marketing and support communications plans
  • Monitor industry and technology trends in traditional, digital, social, mobile media
  • Use directed, or design research methods appropriate to pre-defined client criteria
  • Interpret and analyze oral and written source material such as classified reports, data, briefings and conversations.
  • Provide cultural expertise in written or oral form
  • Analyze data for coded patterns of information
  • Interpret data for information for a range of deductions encompassing breadth of subjects

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree and at least of 10 years of experience or a Master's Degree and 8 years of Experience (Will accept 14 years of experience in lieu of a degree)
  • 5 years of experience as a researcher monitoring media and providing analysis of trends, political events, and geopolitical impacts
  • A minimum of 4/4/4 testing scores in English and 5/5/5 in Iraqi Arabic
  • Ability to provide high quality presentations and work with small and large groups
  • Have an in depth understanding of the cultural differences, nuances, customs, symbolism, mannerisms, and traditions of the various ethnic groups residing throughout the Middle East
  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication in English
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a current and Active DoD TS with SCI eligibility
  • Must possess a valid US Passport, not expiring within 6 months
  • Must possess a valid Kuwait work visa/civil ID
  • Must be willing and able to deploy and abide by required COVID quarantine requirements
Preferred Qualifications: Recent Native Cultural Experience Experience with Information Operations Experience as a media monitor/researcher for the DoD
Peraton is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. 

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