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.

1-190608-9162: Foreign Language Library Assistant
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Vienna
Open Date6/9/2019

SOSi's Special Program Division is seeking a part-time Foreign Language Library Assistant in Vienna, Virginia. The Foreign Language Library Assistant performs scanning and optical character reading (OCRing) and uploading of foreign language books, newspapers, magazines, and other hard copies, as directed by SPD personnel. The FLLA is responsible for meeting scanning and uploading quotas and deadlines, and maintaining a high level of quality control. This position does not require experience. Foreign language ability in Chinese or Russian preferred, but not required. Successful candidates will be trained to use the scanning and uploading hardware and software.


  • Scan foreign language books, newspapers, magazines, and other hard copies, as directed by SPD analytic staff
  • Apply optical character reading (OCRing) software to scanned files
  • Upload finished files to database





    • No previous experience required. Training on hardware and software will be provided


    • Basic computer knowledge (Mac OS preferred)
    • Foreign language skills in Chinese or Russian preferred but not required

    Work Environment

    • 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