Information Technology Specialist - Laikipia, Kenya - US Secret Clearance Required
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Description

PRO-Telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, needs an Information Technology Specialist with an interim Secret Clearance or higher to work with the State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) in Information Technology Specialist - Laikipia, Kenya.

The Project
INL works to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts, and corrections systems. INLs efforts reduce the amount of crime and illegal drugs reaching U.S. shores.
  • Project Duration is 36 months / we ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year.
  • Hotel accommodations provided throughout duration of project.
  • Uplift includes 25% of base salary as well as 5% COLA.
  • 50-60 hour standard salaried work week
  • Full benefits included (medical, dental, vision)
  • 2 Company-paid R&Rs during 12 Months (30 days each, includes round trip flights home)

Position Description
  • Initiate, conduct, coordinate and communicate all Information Technology operational plans to be assigned at our customer work location in Laikipia, Kenya.
  • Facilitate all local operational information technology/communications planning activities.
  • Experience is required in Windows Server, Active Directory, Windows 10, Office products, and networking to include Cisco devices.
  • The person serves as a jack of all IT trades but has the direct support of engineers state side therefore expert capabilities in any one particular area is not required.
  • Individual will have onsite responsibility for all technical and management functions as follows:
    • Perform maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of desktop/laptop computers (Microsoft-based), peripherals and additional software, and hardware replacement
    • Configuration and installation of wired and wireless networks and their hardware (Cisco-based)
    • Support mobile and stationary VSAT troubleshooting and installation
    • Provide telephone and live tech support and training for local end users
    • Support and Installation for OCONUS FOL’s

Job Requirements

Core Requirements
  • Secret Clearance or higher (interim clearances will be accepted
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field or 4 years of experience with an Associate’s degree and 8 years of experience without a degree
  • 6 years of experience in Information Technology as well as 2 years or more of systems implementation that includes 2 years of successful customer support responsibilities
  • Must be able to pass a contract required health exam and maintain that certification as condition of employment

Skill Requirements
  • Strong PC Desktop/Laptop software and hardware installation and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong Windows 7/10/Server 2012 administration, installation and troubleshooting skills

Knowledge Requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of Information Technology, including, but not limited to, communication, hardware and software maintenance, installation, security and configuration
  • Knowledge of Network Operating Systems, web server software and relational databases
  • In-depth knowledge of data communications, traffic, network equipment, and/or software applications within area of IT Operations
  • Working knowledge of desktop PC imaging tools

Next Steps
  • Apply to the position through this site
  • Upload an up to date resume
  • Complete the pre-screening questions

If this is not the position for you please feel free to refer anyone you know to this listing.

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Company Information

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—18,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer a competitive full range compensation package including; company subsidized medical, vision, dental and prescription coverage; company paid life insurance and long-term disability; 401 (k); employee stock purchase plan and so much more!

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration submit your resume to Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593

Job Snapshot

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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