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.

5-190822-9489: Systems/DB Administrator
LocationU.S. - Illinois - Rock Island
Open Date8/22/2019
STG Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Systems and Database Administrator to add to its team in Rock Island, Illinois. They will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements.


• Perform additions and changes to network hardware and operating systems and attached devices, including investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new hardware and software.
• Coordinate the development, management, and maintenance of multiple workflows, including access request and approval, Windows compliance, CAISI and VSAT support, Engineering Change Requests, Hardware/Software, and business management.
• Provide direct support in the day to day operations on network hardware and operating systems.
• Evaluate system utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems using knowledge of hardware and software installation and maintenance in a PC/LAN_WAN environment.
• Maintain network infrastructure standards including network communication protocols such as Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
• Routinely perform the following actions for database support:
- Install and configure SQL Server database
- Complete data imports that cannot be done via software import tools.
- Set up and execute back-ups as planned.
- Ensure database-related settings are accurate in software’s configurator, application repository and system administrator.

• This position requires an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.
• SQL knowledge and experience.
• HS Diploma.
• 5 years' systems & database administration
• Current CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent.
• Experience with Windows Server and SQL
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong experience with SQL (Database, Instance, Cluster, ad hoc queries)
• Experience with scripting languages: VBS, PowerShell
• Experience with Microsoft System Center (Operations Manager, Configuration Manager)
• Experience with Active Directory Domain Administration
• Experience in Windows Server environment
• Experience with Dell/EMC SAN/Server Hardware
• Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field.
• Working knowledge of the following areas is desirable: Active Server Pages, JavaScript, Visual Basic, Access, HTML, DBMS’s (ex. – Oracle, Sybase, etc.).
• Fluency in a foreign language.

• Normal office conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.