Data Link Operations - 32485 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support national security, Alion supports clients with big ideas and real solutions.

Alion Science and Technologies Advanced Cyber Operations division is looking for a highly qualified candidates to oversee data link operations in a 24/7 intelligence operations environment in support of Component Commanders providing relevant products to the war fighter.  The Data Link Operator will work in an Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) environment to provide accurate, time sensitive data while innovating, coordinating, and enabling operations.  Knowledge of tactical data links, intelligence operations in the joint and Air Force environment is a must.  Work will encompass the identification of information to provide tactically relevant and accurate information through Tactical Data Links (TDL) to the Joint Data Network (JDN).


The Data Link Operator will work closely with the customer ensuring all deliverables are accurate and provided on time.

  • Operate and administer data link C2 devices to include but not limited to: JADSI, JRE, ITGW/MSCS, RADIANT MERCURY, LMMT, WinTAK, SATCOM BLOS radios/antennas, and LOS radios/antennas
  • Knowledge of multisource correlation tools to include, but not limited to pH-1, TALON THRESHER, FADE MIST, and AARDVARK
  • Support onsite and virtual training to supported data link/C2 device operators on the designing, implementing, and optimizing of C2 hardware and software
  • Contribute to the development of Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) and integrate software and hardware into data link systems.
  • Provide input to system innovation and engineering teams through research and development of new technologies or techniques to increase mission capabilities

Experience and Requirements:

    1. Experience (required and/or preferred)
      1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in data link operations within an ISR environment in the Intelligence field.  DoD/Air Force preferred
    2. KSAs
    3. Must hold a current TS/SCI clearance.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info


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