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.

6-190912-9567: Analytical Linguist - Miami, FL
LocationU.S. - Florida - Miami
Open Date

?SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an Analytical Linguist to support our federal law enforcement customer. Our job is to provide live monitoring, translation, transcription, and interpretation support for our customer’s ongoing and upcoming investigations. These investigations are required to be re-authorized every 30 days by the customer, thus the assignments for our linguists are temporary based on needs of the customer.  Additionally, these assignments require the flexibility to work assigned shift schedules, including the possibility of nights and weekend. Shift hours will differ from assignment to assignment, based on needs of the customer. The ideal candidate will be a “self-starter”, capable of hitting the ground running and flexible to support assignments on very short notice.


  • Monitoring live communication and relaying pertinent information to law enforcement officers
  • Translating, transcribing, and interpreting audio and written communications into English
  • Providing reliable, accurate gist’s and summaries of intercepted communication to law enforcement officers
  • Attending federal and state legal briefings, known as Title III minimization, prior to the beginning of any new investigation
  • Assisting law enforcement officers in the preparation of evidence and investigation summaries for the possibility of federal or state trials
  • Serving as a “fact” witness in federal or state court when subpoenaed to testify
  • Maintaining regular communication with the program manager and keeping them informed of available hours/days/shifts for upcoming assignments
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the customer or the Program Manager


  U.S. Government Security Clearance
  Minimum of three years’ of translation experience; however, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution in lieu of experience may be accepted
  Possess good credit and be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  Must agree to submit to random polygraph testing
  Computer literacy and ability to type a minimum of 40 WPM
  Excellent command of English and the ability to produce clear and concise oral and written work
  Proficiency with a variety of storage media (audio cassettes, video cassettes, digital media)
  Understanding of slang expressions in the source language, and ability to translate them into English
  Must pass oral and a language evaluations in both the source language and English


Spanish and English language preferred in the following cities:

Weston, FL
West Palm Beach, FL
Tampa, FL

All other languages are encouraged to apply. 

•Normal office working conditions with possible requirement to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs
•Periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary