Tactical Data Link Operations / Management


Location: Hampton, VA

Date Posted: 5/5/2019


Currently we are looking for Professionals with experience in Tactical Data Link (TDL) to join our group.  He /She will provide functional Link 16 network design, operations and management support services




Assist in functional design of Tactical Data Link  (Link 16) networks.


Determine connectivity requirements.


Support integration of emerging  C2, ISR and non-C2 platforms or systems into the Tactical Data Link (TDL) architecture, with consideration for message delivery, network participation group, and time slot considerations.


Evaluate the Tactical Data Link Network Design for performance.


Assist in Data Link network management and planning to include OPTASK LINK development, frequency assignments, cryptographic keying material, network timing references, and network selection.





At least three years’ experience with Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS) or  Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) or other Link 16 terminals.


Knowledge of the Link 16 network design process.


Knowledge of  Joint Network Design Aid (JNDA) software, Link 16 network interoperability requirements for operations in Joint and coalition operations.


Experience with the operations and sustainment of current tactical data link systems.


Current knowledge of Data Link weapon system configurations and capabilities, support tools, and network analysis methods.


Experience in data link planning, frequency assignments, cryptographic keying material, network timing and network selection.


U.S. citizenship is required. A Top Secret Clearance is required.


You must respond to bob@octalk.com or resumes@octalk.com to be considered.