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CenturyLink Engineer II - Federal (N) in HERNDON, Virginia

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at 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 for more information.

Job Summary

The Engineer II- Federal position will be responsible for multiple technical aspects of engineering and implementation projects as well as developing procedures and techniques to improve process efficiency. This position also encompasses administrative activities concerning the creation, maintenance, change management, and quality control of the scope of work and associated documentation.

Job Description

  • Responsible for reviewing all aspects and areas of assigned projects

  • Make sure that projects are ready for deployment according to schedules

  • Be able to manage Cable Running Lists (CRL’s)

  • Create Engineering Design Packages (EDP) based on site survey data, engineering concepts, industry standards, and other factors.

  • Interpret EDP redlines and create or update site As-Builts

  • Consolidate Turn Over Documents (TOD) and other customer deliverables

  • Maintain documents that monitor capacity for the network such as port capacity, bandwidth, etc.

  • Maintain a centralized repository for document control

  • Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with and offering to help others

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Exhibit integrity, self-motivation, and problem solving skills

  • Learns and applies new information quickly and effectively

  • Minimal local travel may be required


  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2014 or later

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of Visio 2007 or later

  • Proven technical writing ability is required

  • Project management experience a plus

  • Some level of experience with at least one of the following technical areas is required, but preferably multiple areas:

  • Optical Transport (DWDM, OTN, SONET/SDH, PDH, etc.)

  • Networks (TCP/IP, L2, L3, VPLS, etc.)

  • Systems (Servers, Storage, Virtualization, etc.)

  • Inside Plant (ISP) installation and field engineering


  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Technical degree or certification preferred

Security Requirements

  • US Citizenship required

  • Active TS/SCI

  • Must maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 210470

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at

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.


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.