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SOS International LLC Field Service Engineer in Japan

Job Requires Relocation



SOS International LLC (SOSi) Mission Partner Environment Engineering Services (MPE-ES) team based out of Honolulu, Hawaii is currently looking for an experienced Field Service Engineer (FSE) to join our team in Camp Zama , Japan . The MPE-ES team creates network infrastructure designs for USINDOPACOM services. MPE-ES designs are secure, reliable, and resilient in support of the USINDOPACOMs mission and its 5000+ customers throughout the Pacific theater. The SOSI MPE-ES team solves challenging technical problems with architecturally unique solutions that enable USINDOPACOM to realize critical C2 strategies. The team develops systems to ensure that every segment of our enterprise infrastructure is healthy and manageable and is robust enough to connect hundreds of cutting-edge embedded systems theater-wide. We are seeking experienced engineers to help us deliver our private cloud platform to the warfighter, to include this FSE position at Camp Zama.


This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position that demands high standards. As a member of the Mission Partner Environment – Engineering Services (MPE-ES) team, you will administer and maintain local and wide area networks, provide technical support and troubleshooting to users and contribute to network design.

The selected candidate will analyze and resolve interoperability and functionality issues for user and network devices, as well as IT services to include email, file transfer, unified communications, and the like. Contribute to planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites as well as configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. Support the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed; perform various tests and document results.

Principal Duties

  • Manage usage and performance of C4I Mission Enclaves.

  • Maintain the integrity and security of network devices and systems and ensure compliance with security policies and procedures.

  • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines.

  • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.

  • Interface with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.

  • Participate in developing and implementing network-related procedures and standards.

  • Participate in and may lead, aspects of major network installations and upgrades.

  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products.

  • Evaluate hardware and software, input, output, peripheral and related equipment.

  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results.

  • Participate in special projects as required.

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.

  • Maintain system documentation.

  • Provide advice and training to end-users.

  • Provide work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.


  • An Active in-scope Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree with eight (8) years of related network administration and analysis experience

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) or higher is required

  • Experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure technologies

  • Experience with Microsoft enterprise services (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and Group Policy management).

  • Experience in Circuit & Network Design

  • Experience with Type 1 Encryption Devices (KIV-7M) and TACLANE KG-175 D/G

  • DISA Circuit Management experience

  • Basic level understanding of network switching and routing technologies

  • Implementing DISA STIG Network Security guidelines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry certifications (MCSA, MCSE, VCA, VCP, RHCSA, RHCE, CCNA, and/or CCNP)

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. 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.

Job Locations JP

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/23/2022 2:40 PM)

ID 2022-6112

Location : Location JP-

Potential for Remote No

Clearance Requirement Top Secret/SCI

Job Requires Relocation Yes

Job Requires Relocation Yes