Cyber Event Coordinator

Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/18/2023 6:47 AM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International LLC, SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Cyber Event Coordinator to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany. The Mission Partner Environment Engineering Services (MPE-ES) team in Stuttgart, Germany creates network infrastructure designs for EUCOM/AFRICOM services. Our designs are secure, reliable, and resilient and support EUCOM/AFRICOM missions and its customers. Our team solves challenging technical problems with architecturally unique solutions that enable EUCOM/AFRICOM 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.


  • Read US Government strategies and policies related to cyber and communications (including but not limited to the NDS, NMS, NSS, ACP, ACO, Country Campaign Plans, and Bilateral Country Action Plans (BCAP)) and recommend C4 Cyber initiatives with partners.  
  • Assess the countries and make recommendations on ways the CCMDs can work with the partner to work toward mutual C4 initiatives to promote the US as a partner of choice.
  • Research country specific cyber policies, summarize them, work with the partner, and then provide recommendations to develop that partner’s cyber policies and cyber security best practices.
  • Attend country coordination meetings, the RSWG (Requirements Synchronization Working Group), the STRWG (Synchronizing the Requirements Working Group) and represent as a C4/Cyber SME (subject matter expert) at these operational planning events providing input on C4/Cyber objectives. 
  • Participate in the SCPWG (Security Cooperation Working Group), SEWG (Strategic Engagements Working Group), and all working groups related to significant security cooperation initiatives and serve as a SME on behalf of the Government at these events.   
  • Write C4 initiatives into SSCIs (Significant Security Cooperation Initiatives) as applicable.   
  • Draft engagement plans with identified priority partners on behalf of the Government.  Provide recommendations for with whom the CCMDs should be engaging and why.   
  • Work closely with the CCMD Security Cooperation Directorate (SCD) (or equivalent) to ensure that C4/Cyber communications efforts are integrated into the CCMD mission set for security cooperation events and the M2M engagements are in support of CCMD’s Campaign Plan Lines of Effort and Theater Campaign Plan goals.   
  • Plan the event through coordination with desk officers, offices of security cooperation, and partners to finalize dates and venue location.  This includes scheduling the location, drafting the agenda based on mutual objectives nested in action plans, coordinating the travel associated with VAR requests, arranging for building access, setting up systems at location including dial-ins etc.
  • Conduct, lead, and report on the meeting providing weekly project and event management updates as well as due outs. and other action reports/follow on actions (AM&E). 
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation, transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Meet with clients to understand the purpose of the meeting or event.
  • Assist with planning the scope of the event, including time, location, and cost.
  • Solicit bids from venues and service providers (for example, florists or photographers).
  • Inspect venues to ensure that they meet the client's requirements.
  • Coordinate event services such as rooms, transportation, and food service.
  • Monitor event activities to ensure the client and event attendees are satisfied.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute visits by foreign delegations at the General/Flag office/equivalent level.
  • Coordinate all IT systems and network related support services.
  • Update and manage various needed services and software, routinely conference with service vendors to leverage maximum capacity of current services.
  • Optimize network and virtual systems operations for cost-effectiveness and resource utilization.
  • Troubleshoot, configure, and manage network and peripheral devices.
  • Travel as required to provide event planning and support.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and provide fast, ad hoc technical solutions in a high-pressure environment.


  • A current active in-scope Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 10 years of IT experience.
  • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process.
  • Must have experience with event planning or conference support functions.
  • Excellent customer service skills/orientation.
  • Working technical knowledge of current operating systems and standards.
  • Ability to launch and operate desktop diagnostic tools to perform remote diagnostics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Able to work well in pressure/stress related situations and remain calm.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must be willing to travel to and conduct events in Africa.
  • Must maintain AFRICOM Deployment requirements, this includes all required inoculations and physical standards.
  • Willing to support weekend requirements and work flexible hours.
  • Able to lift heavy equipment when necessary.
  • On Call Status may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A current, active TS/SCI clearance.
  • Action Officer experience highly desireable.
  • Hospitality/Protocol training for event planning/execution.  
  • CompTIA Security + certification or otherwise, meet DoD 8570.01-M, IA Workforce Certification Level: Information Assurance Technical (IAT-II). 
  • 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.

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.


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