CenturyLink IP Deployment Engineer in London Docklands, United Kingdom

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

Under minimal supervision, undertakes the configuration, test and turn-up of new installations and augment for a variety of IP platforms across the EMEA region and performs a wide spectrum of moderately difficult assignments requiring alternative analysis, innovation and judgment. Assumes responsibility for contribution to the success of major or multiple projects. Must have a strong customer focus.

Job Description

Undertakes IP Deployment tasks in support of network and customer requirements.

Writes MOP (Method of Procedures) and schedules maintenances (GCR’s) in support of new IP network implementations and/or augments

Supports the Project Manager on IP Deployment tasks in line with the overall project RFS date.

Resolves escalations as requested by team or management. Escalations are treated as urgent and worked immediately.


Knowledge of multiple protocols and technologies, carrier grade platforms and of systems configurations as used within the network.

Knowledge of TCP/IP – IP Services Protocol Suite; Good IPVPN/ MPLS configuration skills.

Practical experience with most of: IPv6, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, EIGRP, RIP, NAT, OSI, rDNS delegation, layer 2 switching, spanning tree, VLANS, HSRP, LAGs, layer 2/3 VPNs.

Practical experience with Routing/switching platforms with most of:

Cisco (29xx, 39xx, 4xxx, ASRs) Juniper (MX, EX and PTX series) and Nokia/ALU (7750, 7950).

Practical experience with Operating Systems with most of: Cisco IOS, Cisco IOS-XE, JUNOS, TiMOS (Nokia/ALU).

Experience of working in the telecommunications business with responsibilities for IP Deployment function.

  • CCNA & CCNP preferable. MEF-CECP is a premium.

  • Excellent object-oriented programming skills and strong analytical and design skills.

  • Needs to have functional knowledge of Inside Plant (ISP) disciplines, fiber optic, electrical and other related telecom practices conforming to Industry standards;

  • Position may require some travel and overtime requirements as dictated by business demands.

  • May be required to work outside of standard hours as required by management

  • All IP Deployment activities are performed in line with pre-defined objectives, often quantified in metric terms, it is essential in this role the employees understand and performs against the departmental and company targets.


Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: UK-London-London Docklands

Requisition #: 183310

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