DataPath, Inc. Tactical SatCom Technician - OCONUS - Ramstein, Germany in United States

Remote field communications and networking depend on reliable technology that performs in even the most extreme environments. DataPath specializes in designing, manufacturing and supporting both custom and commercial-off-the-shelf field communications and information technology products. All of our solutions are backed by industry leading management tools, customer care and field support. At DataPath we are passionate about developing easy-to-use top-quality products that help our clients achieve their mission objectives.


DataPath, Inc. is seeking Tactical SATCOM Technicians to support the day-to-day end users of tactical satellite systems to include but not limited to SNAP, SWAN, ISA, and WPPL.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Formal operator training for tactical SATCOM systems.

  • Protocol/Network Theory Experience.

  • Understanding, configuration and troubleshooting ability of DMVPN Architecture.

  • Perform routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, RIP and RIP).

  • Knowledge of switching fundamentals (Virtual Local Area Network System (VLANS), VLAN Trunk Protocol (VTP), Port Security, Spanning Tree).

  • Familiarity with Cisco Encryption Concepts within a DMVPN Architecture.

  • Understanding of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Acceleration over Satellite concepts.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have a TS/SCI Clearance

  • A Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR; An Associate's degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; A major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.

  • Experience to include operating in a tactical environment operating/maintaining antenna controllers, Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA), Low Noise Amplifier (LNA), Low Noise Block (LNB), up and down converters, Fiber optic/Coax/Ethernet Cable, Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA)/TDMA modems (satellite modems).

  • Shall have experience and skill with commercial and military satellite acquisition procedures, IP routing and switching, Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), Quality of Service (QoS), Voice and Data - T1/E1, Foreign Exchange Server (FXS), and commercial TDMA/FDMA modems required. Experience with the MRT desired.

  • Shall have experience with Satellite Line of Sight and Near Line of Sight transport methods.

DataPath is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse global culture that values teamwork, integrity, innovation, leadership, and an unwavering commitment to our customers.

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