Senior Lead Sales Engineer - Austin

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Date: Aug 16, 2018

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78759

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.


Job Summary

Please note: Sourcing candidates for future opportunity, this requisition is to build a source pool of qualified candidates.


This position works directly with their assigned customer-base and with their regions towards achieving an assigned revenue quota by driving customer solution sales by driving differentiated customer solutions.

Job Description

  • Builds pursuit plans for highly complex and/or custom opportunities, manages a cross-functional pursuit team, and performs specific tasks as appropriate.
  • Acts as a Strategic Selling Expert at region level, including proactive contact and relationship building with targeted customer contacts. 
  • Acts as a Regional Area Subject Matter Expert on key technologies, industries, or business applications.
  • Maintains expert level knowledge of multiple Vertical Industries and associated vertical and horizontal business applications.
  • Consults with customers with regards to their business application & business operation challenges and applies best practice solutions around those. 



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience

10+ years related experience


Master’s degree

8+ years related experience


Alternate Location: US-Texas-Austin

Requisition #: 195424

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Sales Engineer, Consulting, Engineer, Sales, Technology, Engineering

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