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.


1-190405-8782: Online Webscraper
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 an Online Webscraper to support translators and exploitation specialists to satisfy specific webscraping requests. The Online Webscraper can be virtual, in the DC metro area, or onsite at SOSi. The Online Webscraper can be virtual, in the DC metro area, or onsite at SOSi.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

•Understand HTML principles as well as some scripting.
•Understand API pulls and be able to work with a variety of formats.
•Utilize government provided tools and follow Sponsor- developed instructions and tradecraft.
•Download and format data acquired from publicly accessible websites, and to send the formatted results to a US Government ingest point (e.g. an S3 bucket or an email address).
•Work closely with a translator or exploitation specialist to satisfy specific webscraping requests.
•Familiarity with scarping large data collects from online media and social media to include Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, Skype, etc.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS


•2-3 years-experience doing large scale, bulk data collect

•BA/BS with SW development, Data Modeling, Data Analytics, Math, Information Systems, Web/multimedia disciplines

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Python
•Possibly a compiled language (Go, Java, C/C++, etc..)
•Databases (Postgres, Mongo, MySQL,  etc...)

•Dev tools (Ansible, Chef, Git, etc...)
•Linux Servers, Base
•Fluency in a foreign language


 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Flexible shift hours to meet surge
  • Virtual, Metro DC Area, Or onsite at SOSi