CenturyLink Intern - Planning in Broomfield, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is a premier network solutions provider and trusted partner to our customers. As part of our recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications, our portfolio has expanded. More customers. More network. More locations. More opportunities for you. With a global presence in 60 countries, service to more than 350 metro areas domestically, and more than 200,000 miles of fiber; CenturyLink is going places. At CenturyLink, we believe in growth and innovation, for our customers and our employees. Discover how CenturyLink can expand your potential and take your career to new places if you’re looking to join a company that celebrates diversity and creativity, with industry-leading benefits and commitment to employee advancement. We’re committed to bringing great talent to our team to help us change the world. One network connection at a time.

Job Summary

Summary

Organization Overview:

Access Planning at CenturyLink is a forward-looking, proactive business management domain that maintains control and manages intrinsic risk associated with a multi-billion-dollar annual Network Expense (NetEx) liability. The principle goal of the Access Planning team is to maintain an efficient network that enables revenue while maximizing profit margin and cash flow. Access Planning utilizes an array of techniques to deliver on this goal.

The Optimization Operations arm of the Access Planning team executes on strategy provided by the Network Planning and Access Management (NPAM) leadership team to deliver on CenturyLink NetEx, capital and operating expense, and revenue enablement objectives. This scope includes physical and contractual optimization of NetEx monthly reoccurring cost, off-net vendor aggregation facility capacity management, general ledger expense and budget management, market health assessments and management plans, physical optimization of off-net services in support of non-NetEx business drivers, and resolution of capacity and routing constraints to enable revenue

Job Description

  • Research components of end to end network consumed by a telecom circuit

  • Understand the purpose of network elements like a Router / Switch to deliver a service to a customer

  • Evaluate network consumption and inter-connection options with other telecom providers to decide migration plans

  • Perform financial analysis to determine the cost impact of changing the path of a telecom circuit

  • Engage with stakeholders and customers to ensure circuit migration plan meets the expected timeline

  • Organize data and provide weekly reports on progress and program health

  • Opportunity to build an understanding of the underlying technologies and products like SONET, IP, Entrance Facility Aggregation, MPLS, VPN, DIA, Waves

Qualifications

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Actively enrolled in a accredited college program related to internship requirements.

  • Available to work at least 10 hours during the Fall and Spring semesters.

  • Available to work 40 hours during the Summer.

Education

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton

Requisition # : 194822

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/

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