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.


6-190530-9023: Deployment Engineer
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Arlington
Open Date5/30/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION
STG, a wholly owned subsidiary of SOS International LLC (SOSi), is seeking a Deployment Engineer in Rosslyn, Virginia. The DoS Passport Custom Applications Deployment Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to, Desktop Client Applications, Window Application Services, Websites and SQL DBs etc.
 
The successful candidate will be:
o Dependable: meets commitments, can work independently, understands what it means to be accountable for actions, can work in a changing environment, stays focused under pressure, and meets attendance/punctuality requirements.
o An effective communicator: to do so one needs to listens actively to others, build effective relationships, keep an open-mind (be flexible), seek out performance feedback and deal with constructive criticism. Communicates well both verbally and in writing (e-mail and collaboration tools).
o Motivated: Seeks out and accepts feedback, is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, turns mistakes into learning opportunities. A candidate is honest, open, and passionate, is positive “can-do”, and demonstrates the right amount of self-sufficiency.
o A team player: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
o Other desired characteristics:
o Attention to detail
o Ability to stay calm under pressure
o Timeliness
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of IT experience; OR a High School Diploma/GED and 9-10 years of experience
• Minimum of 3 years' experience interacting face to face with customers in a professional setting
• Problem solving, conceptual thinking, and analytical abilities
• Demonstrated ability to solve technical issues, involving internal and external resources to achieve corporate goals and objectives
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• Windows Server, Security and Network systems – Windows 2008 and 2012 Server OS, Active Directory, PKI / certificate services experience
• Knowledge of ITIL best practices and use of issue/problem tracking systems
• Microsoft MCSE Certification
• Strength in ensuring process adherence and suggesting improvements to processes
• Hands-on experience in a continuous software delivery environment

Candidates for this position:
1.Must be able to pay attention to details.
2.Must follow instructions and processes within the details. 
3.Must be willing to learn.
4.Should be able to work independently and with the team(s).
5.Should be able to work off hours and weekends if needed, and if work is required off hours or weekends, it will be compensated as comp time.
6.Excellent oral and writing communication skills.
7.Knowledge of Windows 7, 10 and MS office applications.
8.Knowledge of 2008 and 2017 SQL DB servers.
9.Knowledge of 2008/2016 Window Application and IIS Servers.
10.The ability to read and understand SQLs would be a plus.