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Basic Information

Vacancy Number: ISLA - 19 - 061
Title: IT Specialist
Category: Information Technology (IT)
Duration: 9 months initial contract subject to renewal and 3 months probation
Exp.: 2019-08-06
Jobs no: 1
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale
Gender: Male/Female


Organization: Tetra Tech ARD-ISLA Project
Location: Kabul, AF


Work Experience: 4 or 5 Years
  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in computer science or similar field is required (relevant experience and another university degree may substitute for degrees mentioned).
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experiences in an equivalent position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT and telecommunications equipment and substantive experience providing user support.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
  • Requires an ability to work independently and as part of a team accept responsibility and be extremely discrete with sensitive information.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced stressful environment. In addition must be flexible and willing to perform other duties.
  • Excellent language proficiency in spoken and written Dari and Pashto and working knowledge of English.

Duties & Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

The Information Technology Specialist will support in maintenance and upgrading of IT systems throughout the Kabul office and in provincial offices where ISLA personnel are located.  This position is based in the ISLA Project Office of Kabul Afghanistan.     

Principal Duties and Tasks

  • Install configure and manage Microsoft Server 2012 and above
  • Oversee and configure file and print servers
  • Create edit and delete users in Microsoft Active Directory and support OUs
  • Perform Helpdesk responsibilities and user assistance
  • Perform installation configuration and ongoing usability of the system hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues in person remotely and via phone
  • Conduct daily network backup operation
  • Research and recommend innovative and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning hardware upgrades and resource optimization as required.  Configure CPU memory and disk partitions as required.
  • Monitoring of the network connection on daily basis to ensure a stable and responsive network environment.
  • The current job description will be periodically revisited as needed to reflect current realities and project needs. 


The Information Technology Specialist will report directly to the IT Manager or his/her designee and work in close coordination with the Director of Administration Tetra Tech Project Manager and Tetra Tech Deputy Project Managers as needed.  Direct reporting may change according to project needs.

Submission Guideline

Contact information : Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume with a detailed application letter and  contact details no later than August 6 2019 to HR@isla-af.com

Subject line must be: (IT Specialist´ ISLA - 19 - 061 ´) or your application may not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority consideration as long as they meet the requirements of the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed for the Interview. 

Email: tamanaquraishi60@gmail.com