ISMAIL S JALLOH
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Tel: 301 880-1225 (Res.)
To obtain a challenging and rewarding position in multilingual interpretation and translation (Arabic, English French and Fulani), that would utilize my technical skills in Electronics and Telecommunications. Bring thirty years of experience in education, manufacturing and community service.
Speak, write and understand in clear and concise manner with excellent grammar and pronunciation of classical/standard Arabic (Egyptian, Saudi, Iraqi, Yemeni, Sudan, and North African dialects), French (African and European dialects) and Fulani (Fouta jallon, Fouta Toro and macina dialects) to near native/ or native standard.
Ability to translate, transcribe and interpret the above languages and dialects into English vice versa.
Ability to navigate the above mentioned languages’ internet web sites (except Fulani), proof read and edit translate material on hard copy.
Have thorough knowledge of cultural, economic, geopolitical issues in most of the United States of America, Middle East, North African and West African countries and an overall general knowledge of World affairs and current events.
Have the ability to operate standard and specialized office automation equipments to process foreign language material.
Thales Communications Inc. Feb 2006- November 2007
Test technician of VA (Vehicle Adapter), VAA (Vehicle Adapter Amplifier) and MBITR (Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio system). Assembled and tested from subassemblies to final assembly.
TAC worldwide Inc. /TCI, ETI (agency) July 2005- November 2006
Test technician, assignments to the above companies on a temporary full time jobs.
Marriott Hotels and Resorts Inc Jan 2005 - June 2005
I served as inbound calls customer service representative. Assignments included national and international reservations and occasionally engaged in aural translation / conversation in assisting those clients.
Hughes Network Systems Inc. /Talent Tree March 1995- Sept 2004
Assembler Test Technician and Line leader: Earlier I was an assembler then test technician and quality control and then a line leader managing a multiethnic, multilingual and cultural background. My multilingual skills helped me to manage well, provide proper training, facilitate better communication, built a cohesive team and provide high yield and excellent product.
Ummul Qura University Makkah Saudi Arabia Jan 1980- June 1984
Candidate for BSC, Mathematics major Physics minor. Above Associate
Preston College Taneytown Wash DC Oct 1984- Jul 1985
Certificate in Data Processing.
UMUC/Montgomery College. College Park/Germantown 09/1992- 12/1993
Took a combination of 28 credits course in CIMS, COMP APP, TEL, MATH, ETC
On the job education/training
Throughout my career I participate in training provided by the company for employee improvement. Programs covered include access, spreadsheet, excel, quality control- ISO 9000, ISO 9001.