CenturyLink Transport Engineer - Federal (N) in HERNDON, Virginia
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.
Applies advanced engineering and network principles, theories, concepts and technologies to solve unusually complex problems and issues. Leads the development, evaluation and implementation of new and innovative principles, processes and applications.
Identify, resolve, and/or escalate network issues according to procedural documentation and training
Creative problem-solving to identify the source of problems
Create or update documentation including network diagrams, procedures, and policies to ensure consistent support of customer environments
Through customer consultation, realize growth opportunities for production customer environments.
Provide guidance to adjacent support tiers to assist in resolution of complex network, system and security incidents
Provide and obtain timely updates to/from relevant parties (internal and external)
Provide consultative assistance to the Operations Center during off hours as needed
Review system and network configurations with Service Delivery to ensure successful implementation of services into production
Other duties as assigned
Works closely with Fiber Management and P&OM organizations for dark fiber reservations
Conducts and/or coordinates fiber characterization for all new builds and newly reserved dark fiber
Skilled in Transport Optical and Data equipment;
Must be familiar with IP, OTN, Comsec, DWDM, Power and installation
Skillsets in the following disciplines: Analytical and troubleshooting skills; Proficient with circuit test sets, OTDR’s, Optical Spectrum Analyzer; Work with COMSEC/Crypto Gear
Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Must possess considerable business acumen
Ability to quickly adapt to advancing technologies and procedural changes
Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with other technologists and business partners to maintain high service levels in a demanding environment
Ability to work well in team environment
Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
Hands on experience with one or more of the following: Equipment installation, power, OSP, Fiber optic fusion splicing, testing, turn-up, and maintenance
Technical certifications in areas of expertise
Education or Equivalent Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education in related fields
Certificates of training in associated fields/equipments
Minimum 6-8 years of experience in related field.
- TS/SCI is required.
Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon
Requisition # : 212092
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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