Zenetex LLC

Technical Translator - Mandarin

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/3/2021 9:46 AM)
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Position Overview

Practitioners of National Security are vital to the defense of our nation. ZENETEX takes pride in providing experts who bring specialized skills, techniques, and experience to the help solve the toughest issues facing the Intelligence Community. Our skilled workforce supports all phases of the Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TCPED) cycle. We are always looking for Intelligence experts to help solve our customer’s needs. We are reviewing resumes for the position of Technical Translator - Mandarin. In this position you would be responsible for the support of high priority naval targets




This is the opportunity to be part of a new effort that will explore new technologies and sources of information having a potential high impact on the nation’s security.  You will be part of a team of linguists, analysts and technicians examining cutting-edge technologies and potential threats to vital U.S. systems and programs, providing advanced warning and context to senior decision makers and program managers. As a Technical Translator, you can expect to spend approximately 80% of your time translating targeted Mandarin-language publications and other publicly available information as requirements dictate and approximately 20% in performing research on new information sources. The successful candidate will have familiarity with a wide range of technical terminology and technical disciplines such as sensors, platforms, and artificial intelligence (AI).


  • Must demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and translate scientific and technical lexicon.
  • Must have and maintain Mandarin language proficiency as verified by at least a 2.0 rating on the ILR. Must have a current (within the last year) ILR test score to validate this rating.
  • Must have clear written and oral communication skills
  • Must have a minimum one-year familiarity with the following:
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Paint

Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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