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.

1-180503-6841: French Linguist
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Reston
Open Date5/3/2018
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a French Linguist in Reston, VA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring advanced capability to perform translation, transcription and interpretation tasks in support of the customer.


Duties include independently monitoring and researching various media, identifying relevant French language web content, preparing translations from collected web content, transcribing information into summaries, and responding to other assigned tasks

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in French
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree (ideally completed in native country)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in French translation
  • Experience in using SharePoint and Microsoft Office
  • No relocation available


  • Master’s degree in a related field or MBA


Work Environment

  • Travel OCONUS on a TDY basis is a requirement for some of the languages under this program
  • Candidates must be able to support the program 24/7 when on travel