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.

1-190405-8779: Training Specialist
LocationU.S. - Washington D.C. (Northern VA Area)
Open Date4/5/2019
***This position is contingent upon award of contract***

SOSi is seeking a highly qualified Training Specialist to support a program providing language support to our customer, including tasks such as monitoring, collection, research, and translation of foreign open source information. The contract personnel, with guidance from the customer, exploit a broad spectrum of foreign sources (internet, social media, television, newspapers, etc.), collect information and monitor those foreign sources to create products (reports, summaries, translations, etc.).

 Essential Job Duties
• Responsible for providing all training of all personnel assigned to the contract
• Identify initial, remedial, and annual training for all contract personnel
• Responsible for maintaining language proficiency and other certifications to meet contract requirements
• All other duties as assigned

• Candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; US citizenship required
• Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, knowledge management, education, or related field
• Minimum of 2 years experience working with current technology and multimedia to develop training programs utilizing technology-enabled learning and performance support solutions
• Broad understanding of and experience with instructional design and curriculum development

Desired Qualities:
 • Work experience within the Intelligence Community
 • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience developing and teaching open source tradecraft or related courses
 • Familiarity with Human Language Technology (HLT)

 Work Environment:
 • Working conditions are normal for an office environment
 • Ability to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs