SoSi Systems Administrator II in Ramstein, Germany

Company Overview

For 25 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 New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-160627-4459: Systems Administrator II

Job Category IT/Engineering

Duty Location Overseas - Germany - Ramstein

Type of Position Full Time

Requisition Number 1-160627-4459


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Systems Administrator II. Provides computer systems maintenance and repair. Maintains servers, software systems, and networks. Diagnoses and resolves hardware, software, firmware and network problems. Configures, maintains and upgrades network connection devices, network hardware/software equipment, and automation equipment.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Support the acquisition, planning, integration, implementation, and accreditation of a specified system• Coordinate installation and operation of systems with the host unit, planners, and external system program offices

• Provide system administration and maintenance support

• Assist Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in providing systems security management, technical analysis, and documentation support

• Administer user accounts, file permissions, and print queues

• Load and configure software packages, updates, and patches

• Perform system backups

• Provide technical support to include troubleshooting user operating problems, application problems, system configuration issues and malfunctions, and network operating problems

• Perform software maintenance comprised of: running utility software, isolating client, server, or peripheral configuration problems, cleaning file systems of extraneous temporary and log files, maintaining the approved system baseline

• Document support provided including system supported, issues encountered, current status and projected or actual completion date and provide to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) weekly


• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information management or related discipline plus 6 years recent specialized experience; or Associates Degree in computer science, information management or related discipline plus 10 years recent specialized experience, or Major Information Assurance (IA) Certification plus 10 years recent specialized experience, or 14 years recent specialized experience

Must have one of the following Information Assurance certifications:

GSEC – GIAC Security Essentials CertificationSCCP – System Security Certified PractitionerCISA – Certified Information Systems AuditorGCIH – GIAC Certified Incident HandlerGCED – GIAC Certified Enterprise DefenderCISSP – Certified Information System Security ProfessionalCASP - CompTIA’s Advanced Security PractitionerCAP – Certification Authorization ProfessionalGSLC – GIAC Security Leadership CertificateCISM – Certified Information Security Manager

Clearance Requirement

• Top Secret with SCI (TS/SCI)



• Experience in telecommunications and/or network engineering in a large distributed environment with emphasis on military (US/NATO) operations. Knowledge of life-cycle management of LAN/ Wide Area Network (WAN), test and evaluation, data performance and collection, quality assurance metrics and Microsoft Office applications

• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), or Cisco Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA/CCNP) or UNIX systems, network control center operations, requirement analysis, and computer-aided drawing, preferably Visio