CenturyLink Senior Lead Technical Project Manager - Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

This position provides expert technical direction to manage and document all aspects of one or more project(s) that are highly technical and complex, are large in scope, and cross multiple disciplines.

Job Description

  • Ensure that multiple projects are on schedule, high quality, within budget, and meet the measures of success (MOS) and the high-level achievements (HLA).

  • Identify and analyze all risks associated with project(s).

  • Oversee and mitigate risks across multiple technical functional lanes to ensure that project meets agreed upon MOS and HLAs.

  • Consult with client/stakeholder partners to ensure overall project management satisfaction.

  • Provide enterprise wide leadership in critical project solutions and negotiation.

  • Provide mentoring to team members.

  • Maintain knowledge in several of the following: mainframe development, midrange development, builds software development lifecycle management, software testing methodology, production deployment, technical architecture development, and requirements management.


  • Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent eduaction and related experience

  • 10+ years related experience


  • Master’s degree

  • 8+ years related experience


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Illinois-Chicago

Requisition # : 206307

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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