Company Overview

For 29 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.

1-181219-8208: Collection Manager (IMINT)
LocationOverseas - Germany/Italy/Kosovo
Open Date12/19/2018

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Collection Manager to join a large intelligence technical support program in Europe. The Collection Manager supports Analysis and Control (ACE) with collections and requirements management.


  • Provides continuity within the Collection Management Section for RFI management deriving intelligence information from SIGINT, CI/HUMINT, MASINT and IMINT systems 
  • Ensures requests for information (RFI) are answered and responses are forwarded in a timely manner 
  • Develops and coordinates collection plans, produces intelligence collection annex of OPLAN, and participates in the war game process by gaming friendly collection assets 
  • Provides web posting to ACE homepage on multiple LAN's and WAN's
  • Responds to RIF's with the production of soft and hard-copy annotated imagery products; updates and generates folders on all targets in the AOI; produces first-phase theater/national imagery reports and secondary imagery (SID's) for targeting materials 
  • Analyzes and evaluates asset utilization within the mission process 
  • Writes and performs Quality Control of CM&D products 

Emphasis Area

IMINT Collection Manager 

  • Assesses OPCON imagery surveillance assets and recommends support from coalition, theater, and national assets 
  • Produces target decks in accordance with collection plan, requests for information and situational taskings 
  • Manages mission numbers, asset scheduling and air space deconfliction 
  • Produces technical RECCE, rescheduling reports and end of mission assessment reports in accordance with aviation directives 
  • Conducts liaison with IMINT collection and exploitation organizations 
  • Must have a thorough understanding of imagery product exploitation to include: operation of electronic, mechanical and optical devices, as well as photogrammetry, in order to obtain information from imagery 
  • Must be able to analyze and annotate raw imagery acquired by UAVs, U2 and other surveillance aircraft 
  • Must be familiar with the national IMINT collection system and be capable of accessing theater imagery databases and mining imagery required to support the planning/targeting process 
  • Current DOD Top Secret with SCI Access (TS/SCI)
  • Master’s degree in a related field and 3 years of specialized (MOS 96D or equivalent) experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience in the imagery field (E-6 - O3 military experience), preferably with either national, strategic or Corps imagery sections; OR
  • 10+ years of imagery intelligence experience, (5 of which earned as an E-6 or O-3 or above), and at least 3 of which are in collection management with Intelligence Collection systems
  • Must possess a familiarity with the collection management process and demonstrate the ability to interact professionally with senior and subordinate commands
  • Must possess Microsoft Office Skills, and be familiar with IPL, IPIRs, IESS, OILSTOCK, PFP, and the NIRS rating


• Working conditions are normal for an office environment