SoSi Technical Lead in Reston, Virginia

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.

1-161011-4694: Technical Lead

Job Category Project/Program Management

Duty Location U.S. - Virginia - Reston

Type of Position Full Time

Requisition Number 1-161011-4694

Job Description

SOSi is seeking a highly qualified Contract Technical Lead capable of providing technical leadership, direction, and management support for Engineering and Advanced Technology. Candidate must possess extensive managerial and technical experience and business knowledge relating to major systems or programs for the DoD, or an equivalent entity. Candidate will also be responsible for the overall technical contract performance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Top Secret (TS) clearance required
  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Masters in Engineering or Science desired
  • 10 years technical management/lead experience required; 15 years desired

  • Must be proficient in technical standards, principles, practices, and processes related to complex missile defense weapon systems

  • Proven ability to lead and provide direct technical input for solving complex issues involving technical staff and resources of sizable magnitude
  • Must be capable of thinking strategically to address technical issues and implement plans for major operational defense programs

  • Familiarity with operating at technical, managerial, and executive levels is highly desired

  • Experience with operating in politically-charged, sensitive and complex DOD/Joint/Service program environments is highly desired
  • Prior experience working with Missile Defense Agency is highly desirable
  • Must be able to assume Contract Program Manager’s duties when necessary

    • Must be able to assume Contract Program Manager’s duties when necessary

Additional Information

Technical proficiencies (desired)

Experience with info exchange systems and procedures that protect critical/sensitive unclassified information + Demonstrated familiarity/expertise with one/more BMDS technical and operational attributes

  • Sensor systems, interceptor systems, Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) systems
  • Expertise across all BMDS systems/elements is highly desired
  • Familiarity/expertise with design/development/operational constraints facing ballistic and space systems
  • Demonstrated familiarity/expertise with requirements, design, development, testing, fielding and operations/sustainment of complex systems and “systems of systems” capabilities

  • Expertise across the full range of life-cycle systems engineering activities above is highly desired

  • Expertise with complex systems TEST readiness (with an emphasis on ballistic missile and space systems) is highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to support a wide-array of specialized assessments and evaluations

  • CYBER expertise for developmental and operational systems is highly desired