Company Overview

For 29 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.

4-190104-8352: Security Manager
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date1/4/2019

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Security Manager for our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.


Responsible for planning, managing, evaluating, and revising security operations to protect the SOSi Mission Support-Iraq (SMS-I) Site's personnel, facilities, equipment, and property
Manages the activities and performance of the site’s contracted security provider through the provider’s designated Project Manager
Manage security provider services for:
o Armed Guards
o Explosive Detection Dog
o Personnel and Vehicle Search
o Entry Control and Access
o Iraqi personnel Screening and Vetting
o Security Escort Team
o Quick Reaction Forces
Manages the activities, integration and performance of the other Emergency Services planning and executing support emergencies and contingencies on the Site resulting from threat attacks
o This includes response to casualties caused by threat operations and MEDEVACS
Manage the activities and performance of the screening, vetting and access badging operations for the Site
o This will include Local Employed Personnel Screening as well as supervision of access through the Walk-In gate
Manage the security functions and staff in the Site Operations Center
Manage the development and promulgation of threat information impacting the Site and movements
o This includes collecting and evaluating:
- Open Source Media
- Debriefings of Iraqi employees
- Debriefings of SETs
Develops, evaluates and improve the Site security plan integrating force protection and physical security measures, barriers, entry control and search, security forces, and supporting Iraqi forces
Develop security policies, procedures, SOPs, training and exercises to test and improve security
Manage the technical security systems on the Site
Establish liaison with the Base’s Iraqi Army Intelligence and Force Protection Office
Recommends force protection policies to Site Manager and implements decisions
Performs other duties as assigned by Site Management


Eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience in the military (combat arms or military police), municipal, state or federal law enforcement
Three (3) to four (4) years of security management experience with a security force of 250 personnel
Previous experience managing third country national and Iraqi employees
Two (2) years of experience in security operations in Iraq
Two (2) years of experience managing a subcontractor
A year of experience executing and managing locally employed personnel screening and vetting, EDD services, and security systems such as CCTV



LOGCAP/Military management experience
Work experience in hazardous environments


Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions