CenturyLink Engineer II in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com 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 at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Undertakes the test and turn-up of new installations for a variety of Transport platforms across the EMEA region.

Works under minimal supervision, performs a wide spectrum of complex assignments requiring alternative analysis, innovation and judgment. Assumes responsibility for contribution to the success of major or multiple projects. Must have a strong customer focus and functions as lead and mentor to others. May be required to cover line manager duties on occasion.

Job Description

Undertakes Transport Deployment tasks in support of network and customer requirements.

Resolves escalations as requested by team or management. Escalations are treated as urgent and worked immediately.

Evaluates and analyses data regarding processes and systems.

Contributes as required to budgetary activities within the team structure.

Qualifications

Needs to have functional knowledge of Inside Plant (ISP) disciplines, fibre optic, electrical and other related telecom practices conforming to Industry standards;

Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.

Position may require some travel and overtime requirements as dictated by business demands.

May be required to work outside of standard hours as required by management.

All Transport Deployment activities are performed in line with pre-defined objectives, often quantified in metric terms, it is essential in this role that the employee understands and performs against the departmental and company targets.

Technology requirements for this position include: Huawei (6800, 3800 and/or 1800), Infinera, Nokia 1830, Ciena 6500 & 6110, Ciena 5400 series, ADVA R7 equipment desirable

Excellent understanding of SDH and DWDM technologies.

Excellent understanding of Ethernet.

Education

Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: UK-Basingstoke-Redwood

Requisition #: 192746

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