Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-190702-9282: Linguist / Translator (Multiple Languages)
LocationU.S. & Overseas
Open Date7/2/2019

***This position is contingent upon award of contract***

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking On-Call Linguists/Translators in Multiple Languages to provide Translation, Transcription and Interpretation in support of a major language project


  • Linguist shall research websites and produce reports in a specified format and may be responsible for populating spreadsheets
  • Linguist shall differentiate information of value and summarize in an understandable format
  • Summarize and translate foreign language material into clear, understandable and idiomatically correct English
  • Linguist must possess native or near native competency in the foreign language
  • Linguist must read, write and speak the specific foreign language at a fluent or native level
  • Must be familiar with the culture, media, and language of the region
  • Must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred (ideally completed in native country)
  • Minimum of 3-10 years of experience in language support


  • Ability to supplement language capabilities with knowledge of professional fields such as medical, logistics, communications, engineering, legal, politics etc. is beneficial


  • Personnel can expect to work remotely
  • Shift and weekend work may be required