Red Switch Operator - Top Secret Clearance Required - Washington, DC

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PRO-Telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, needs a Red Switch Operator with a Top Secret Clearance to work with the State Department IRM (Bureau of Information Resource Management) in Washington, DC .

3 Shifts Available – (7:30 am – 3:30 pm) (3:30 pm – 11:30 pm) (11:30 pm – 7:30 am)

The Project

IRM provides information and technology services needed to carry out the US State Department’s foreign policy mission by applying modern IT tools, approaches, systems, and information products. We have a 17 year track record performing this work for IRM.
  • Project duration is 3 years (1 year minimum commitment required)
  • Full benefits included (medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off)

Position Description
  • Provide support and coordination for secure communications for the Secretary of State and other foreign dignitaries.
  • Operate a Trouble Assistant Desk (TAD), classified Electronic Private Automatic Exchange (EPABX), and a TACSAT, and Secure HF radio system.
  • Manage a STU-III telephone TAD to assist users or overseas posts with cryptographic key changes, updates, and technical problems related to secure voice equipment.
  • Perform technical control duties, which include sending/receiving of voice, digital and FAX correspondence to aircraft using facsimile, radio, and computers; Patching circuits, sparing equipment, monitoring trunk and subscriber lines.
  • Install, load, and update cryptographic key changes.
  • Place and receive calls from Secure Voice (STU-III) telephones to Red Switch subscribers.
  • Develop and maintain telephone directories for authorized users and extensions for the Red Switch, STU-III, and TACSAT.
  • Provide clear and comprehensive directions and assistance to authorized users of the Department's secure voice network.


  • Top Secret
  • 3 years of relevant experience

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

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Company Information

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our rep utation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 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.


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