Marine Corps

0612:Tactical Switching Operator

These Marines are experts in installing and maintaining telecommunications involving cable distribution and infrastructure.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

They utilize various connection points to ensure that communications will run securely and smoothly throughout a small or large area of operation.

Military Duties Translated:

analyse user requirements write and test code, refining and rewriting it as necessary and communicate with any programmers involved in the project research, design and write new software programs (e.g. business applications or computer games) and computer operating systems evaluate the software and systems that make computers and hardware work develop existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification integrate existing software products and get incompatible platforms to work together create technical specifications write systems to control the scheduling of jobs or to control the access allowed to users or remote systems

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Software Engineer