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.


1-190405-8788: Data Conditioning Specialist
LocationU.S. - Washington D.C. (Northern VA Area)
Open Date4/5/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION

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

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a
 Data Conditioning Specialist to monitor, collect, and condition foreign open source information. The Data Conditioning Specialist would be Virtual in the DC metro area or onsite. 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
  • Able to monitor, collect, and condition (e.g. structure, categorize/code/tag, highlight, comment on) foreign open source information to include social media, radio, television, newspapers, blogs, websites, and various Internet sites.
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise and a keen understanding of the information environment as they identify items meeting mission requirements, condition this data in accordance with customer instructions, and, if necessary, import it into a data repository designated by the customer.
  • Review feeds from English-language sources to determine suitability for further dissemination into reporting stream and condition/enrich selected items according to customer requirements.
  • Must possess fundamental knowledge and experience working with the Microsoft Office suite and Internet tools and be able to follow technical instructions for the use of exploitation tools and data-centric processes.


    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • 2-3 years-experience doing large scale, bulk data collects
    • BA/BS with SW development, Data Modeling, Data Analytics, Math, Information Systems, Web/multimedia disciplines
    • Demonstrate strong analytic, structured problem solving technical skills

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Data Conditioning Specialist
    • Ability to use databases where content is stored (Postgres, Mongo, MySQL, etc...)
    • Perform quality control to ensure data is formatted to client’s specifications via data dictionary or data format taxonomy
    • Ability to use various tools such as Microsoft Office and others provided by client to properly condition data
    • Demonstrate strong analytic, structured problem solving technical skills
    • Fluency in a foreign language



    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Virtual, metro DC area, or onsite at SOSi
    • Flexible shift hours to meet surge