ManTech Commercial Link Support in Afghanistan


The Commercial Link Support team service the commercial links: Microwave Line of Sight (MLoS) links,

cellular, and Fiber that traverse the CJOA-A. These Commercial links provide reliable, high-bandwidth circuits

needed to facilitate real-time communications across multiple sites throughout CJOA-A .

Task Requirement

The selected candidate ensures coverage 24 hours a day. Contractors will work 7 days a week for a total of 72

hours per week. The employee will maintain over site of link termination points of presence on all sites across the

CJOA-A. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all network equipment is installed and maintained according to manufacturer specifications and industry best practices, this shall include associated towers and support facilities.

  • Coordinating maintenance and repair activities with the JNOSC-A and local vendors in order to minimize impact

  • to military operations.

  • Maintaining an operations center that monitors and troubleshoots all intra-theater

  • networks; operations center shall also be able to respond to inquiries about service from the JNOSC-A. Shall

  • coordinate all escort duties and responsibilities inherent to local national subcontractors per post policies (site

  • specific).

  • Must be able to respond to a critical outage within 30 minutes for the following requirements:

  • knowledge of network architectures and designs, to include modems, switches, routers, microwave systems,

  • military and commercial cabling, electrical, cooling, rigging, and information assurance and security. Shall provide

  • for any transmission, bandwidth errors, program management issues, or responsibilities required for commercial

  • contracts.

  • Plan and execute site and node center construction, as needed.

  • Provide assistance with coordination of fiber assets as needed.

  • Provide technical assistance and engineer solutions to improve

  • services.

  • Coordinate with NETOPS to ensure all new commercial links are captures in the network monitoring tools.


Requires High School diploma or equivalent, and one to two years of related experience.


High School Diploma or GED Certificate, Equivalent Experience/Education

Years of Experience

01-02 years w/High School Diploma

Position Type





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