Senior Engineer - Federal (AP2)

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: HERNDON, VA, US, 201713202

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

Job Description

  • This position requires shift work
  • The Network Support Engineer Tier 3 provides engineering level support, and troubleshooting guidance to the Network Operations Center (NOC).
  • Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability Maintains network hardware and software
  • Proactively identify risks in the network and develop a plan to mitigate them. Provides engineering designs solutions to resolve long-term problematic issues
  • Provides support of numerous business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video)
  • This position works independently and in a group setting
  • They have authority to make necessary network changes required to resolve an issue and restore service as well as making decisions on a daily basis which could result in significant impact to network systems
  • Takes part in the interview process to evaluate the candidate’s technical abilities

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI with FSPoly Required
  • Typically requires a BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive, relevant experience, or and MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and two (2) to five (5) years or progressive experience
  • Someone that is fully capable of delivering capabilities related to a particular skill, language, system, or technology.
  • Ability, training and actual work experience with the specific computer language, systems, and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience. This is especially true with emerging technologies
  • Expertise in routing protocols, TCP/IP protocols, security requirements and network communications.
  • Expertise with network monitoring and reporting tools and technology
  • Considered to be an expert, authority in discipline
  • Expertise in Tier III support
  • Expertise with CISCO and Juniper Routers, Switches, Firewalls, WAN Protocols (EIGRP), QOS,  LAN and Data Center Protocols (Spanning -Tree, Fabric-enabled technologies, VoIP to support Data, Voice and Video)
  • Experience with Voice Over IP (VoIP)
  • Familiarity with DMVPM
  • Familiarity with general Unix OS functionality
  • Experience adapting to changing environments and coordinate large scale implementations using available resources
  • Experience working helpdesk functions
  • Experience with technical writing IE: SOPs, technical proposals, etc.
  • Experience with Network monitoring
  • Desired Certifications:  BICSI Certification is preferred

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-McLean

Requisition #: 210448

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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