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.

4-171227-6353: IT Specialist (OCONUS)
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date9/30/2018

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an IT Specialist to join a medical support services program in Iraq in support of our U.S. government customer. The IT Specialist will facilitate providing IT support throughout Iraq for the entire program.

• Provides IT support throughout Iraq for the entire contractual program
• Performs server patching
• Supports VoIP phones and understanding Call Manager functions
• Supports Wireless communications
• Designs and maintains cabling infrastructure
• Coordinates network changes with internal staff and subcontractors as required
• Working with monitoring systems
• Performs IT help desk functions
• Assists with the planning, implementation, and supporting of the network platform and with the installation and maintenance of various Local Area Networks’ hardware and software infrastructure
• Assists with analyzing requirements for the computer and network systems technology and reviewing available vendor offerings


• Associate degree from an accredited college/university
• Minimum of two years of direct experience in Iraq, performing similar duties is desirable
• Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Experience in satellite communications strongly desirable
• Experience with Motorola and Condan radio equipment very desirable
• Must have relevant experience for at least six months out of the past year


• Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
• Long Hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
• Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse condition

Executive Order 13495, The Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provides first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other applications/resumes of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.