SoSi IT Director in Iraq
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.
4-160418-4251: IT Director
Job Category IT/Engineering
Duty Location Overseas - Iraq
Type of Position Full Time
Requisition Number 4-160418-4251
**This position is contingent upon contract award**SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an IT Director. The IT Director will facilitate supervising IT staff.Essential Job Duties: • Supervises IT staff• provides IT support throughout Iraq and the entire program• Ensures all program activities are implemented in a timely manner and reporting activities as required • Performs server patching of servers • Supports network infrastructure, supports VoIP phones and understands Call Manager functions • Supports Wireless communications • designs and maintains cabling infrastructure • coordinates network changes with staff and subcontractors as required • Works with monitoring systems• Supports operating system servers • Performs IT help desk functions • Confers with managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities of existing systems and capabilities required projected workload• 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
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university • Minimum of five years direct experience in Iraq, performing similar duties is desirable • Five years of progressively responsible experience in IT and some supervisor experience required • Maintain current certification Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) • Experience in satellite communications strongly 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