CenturyLink PLANNER II in Broomfield, Colorado

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

Job Summary

Responsible for managing capacity on the Centurylink National IP Public Network. Utilizes various tools including trending reports, SQL tables, BGP Flows, to proactively augment the IP Network. Considers deployment and install timeframes, growth rates, and established KPIs/SLAs to ensure efficient capacity management. Looks for opportunities to reduce expense by proactively reducing footprint, minimizing 3rd party colo’s etc.


Job Description

The ideal candidate should have the ability to create and manage detailed plans while working in a fast-paced environment. Other requirements include:

· Candidate should demonstrate a strong attention to detail.

· Basic understanding of network concepts including routing and switching. Also has knowledge and experience with bandwidth relate terms, such as 95tile, Peak, pack drops, etc.

· Can recognize common network risks and provide the necessary redundancy required based on SLAs.

· Ability to quickly learn how to use different tools/software required to perform job.

· Simultaneously project manages multiple tasks to completion.

· Works well with Peers and has excellent interpersonal communication skills.

· Requires limited direction and guidance.


Basic Qualifications

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a technical or statistical field or 4 years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

Job experience in similar industry

Job experience with similar essential duties

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

Experience: 2-3 yrs in data science, IP networking or content delivery

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study: Engineering, Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics or related

Experience with programmatic statistical analysis in Python and/or R; experience with Scala on Spark and with SQL helpful.

A combination of education and experience is acceptable: Yes

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities. Ability to prioritize with good time management skills. Knowledge, Skills or Abilities. Strong knowledge of IP routing, BGP, HTTP and DNS will be a distinct advantage. Experience with Internet infrastructure and telecoms and operator network topology and architecture is required. Analytical approach to problem solving and data-driven analysis. Fluency with handling big data sets.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 208943

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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