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Systems Engineer – Human Language Technology Support (TS/SCI with Polygraph)

Req #: 243533
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description

CACI is hiring a Systems Engineer (SE) for an exciting opportunity we have available in Washington, D.C.!

More About the Role:

You will work with human language technology (HLT) to streamline and enhance operational translation workflows. This includes supporting the implementation of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools, Machine Translation (MT), Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Terminology Management (TMM), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and other HLT tools and processes.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • You will manage and maintain translation memories (TMs) and terminology databases (TBs).

  • Train and prepare users at all levels on basic to intermediate usage of tools, including travel to offsite locations when necessary.

  • Assist with scripting and development of advanced workflows including document/audio triage, speech-to-tech, and multilingual data management.

  • Lead technical efforts to transition new HLTs into the Sponsor’s product environment, including testing and system change requests.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance (active / in-scope)

  • B.A. / B.S. Degree and Ten (10) years of relative experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Foreign Language, or equivalent years of experience.

  • Basic programming (C#, Java, etc.)

  • Basic Scripting (PowerShell, Perl, RegEX)

  • HTML, XML, XLIFF, TMX, TBX, and varied file formats and standards

  • Microsoft Office Products, including foreign language fonts, encoding, and input method editors

  • Troubleshooting with users and tracking issues

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Translation work or knowledge of foreign language

  • AWS – Cloud experience

  • Computation system development and integration

  • Computational linguistic research

  • Active relevant certificates

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.



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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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