Senior Sales Engineer - Federal

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Date: Dec 28, 2017

Location: Herndon, VA, US, 21010

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

We are in the process of filling open positions for the combined company following CenturyLink’s acquisition of Level 3 Communications. All qualified candidates who express interest by submitting an application to an open posting will be considered. However, based on business needs, preference may be given to internal applicants on certain positions. We still welcome, and encourage, all application submissions while we continue our integration process.  Internal applicants are current, active CenturyLink employees, including Level 3 employees who have transitioned to CenturyLink as part of the acquisition.

 

The Senior Sales Engineer is the technical lead on the federal account team, responsible for technical and business requirements discovery, telecommunications and CPE solution design/engineering/consulting, proposal preparation support and technical presentations to customers for CenturyLink’s full suite of products and solutions.

 

 

Job Description

Prior experience as a Sales Engineer is required; with the skills and knowledge needed to be effective. 

Business and technical requirements discovery; ability to craft a solution based on those requirements

Proposal Response including solution design and written response to technical requirements

Previous experience federal sales engineering experience preferred • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Customer premises communication (data, video, voice) equipment from major vendors

IP routing and switching

Internet and MPLS-VPN architecture

Voice and VoIP technologies and products

TDM, SONET and Ethernet technologies and products

Data center infrastructure and networking **Strong Network Security Skills-Firewall, IDS/IPS, Cyber Defense

 

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Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related field and/or 6-10 years of equivalent experience in sales engineering, systems engineering (networking services, telephony, IP networking equipment), and/or sales.

Certifications: Security certifications CISSP, SANS or equivalent are preferred.  Industry certifications for Cisco such as (CCDA, CCNA, CCIE) or Juniper (JNCIA/ENT) preferred. DoD experience. Secret Clearance preferred. Military Experience Preferred.

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 164126

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

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.

Disclaimer

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.


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