SoSi IT Specialist 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.
4-160418-4252: IT Specialist
Job Category IT/Engineering
Duty Location Overseas - Iraq
Type of Position Full Time
Requisition Number 4-160418-4252
**This position is contingent upon contract award**SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an IT Specialist. The IT Specialist will facilitate providing IT support throughout Iraq for the entire contractual program.Essential Job Duties: • Provides IT support throughout Iraq for the entire contractual program• Performs server patching• Supports VoIP phones and understanding Call Manager functions• Supports Wireless communications • Designs and maintains cabling infrastructure• Coordinates network changes with internal staff and subcontractors as required• Working with monitoring systems • Performs IT help desk functions • 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 • Assists with analyzing requirements for the computer and network systems technology• Assists with analyzing requirements for the computer and network systems technology and reviewing available vendor offerings
• Associate degree from an accredited college/university • Minimum of two years of direct experience in Iraq, performing similar duties is desirable • Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)• Experience in satellite communications strongly desirable • Experience with Motorola and Condan radio equipment very 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