CenturyLink Engineer II in LONDON, United Kingdom
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.
Undertakes the test and turn-up of new installations for a variety of Transport platforms across the EMEA region.
Works under minimal supervision, performs a wide spectrum of complex 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 and functions as lead and mentor to others. May be required to cover line manager duties on occasion.
Undertakes Transport Deployment tasks in support of network and customer requirements.
Resolves escalations as requested by team or management. Escalations are treated as urgent and worked immediately.
Evaluates and analyses data regarding processes and systems.
Contributes as required to budgetary activities within the team structure.
Needs to have functional knowledge of Inside Plant (ISP) disciplines, fibre optic, electrical and other related telecom practices conforming to Industry standards;
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
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 Transport Deployment activities are performed in line with pre-defined objectives, often quantified in metric terms, it is essential in this role that the employee understands and performs against the departmental and company targets.
Technology requirements for this position include: Huawei (6800, 3800 and/or 1800), Infinera, Nokia 1830, Ciena 6500 & 6110, Ciena 5400 series, ADVA R7 equipment desirable
Excellent understanding of SDH and DWDM technologies.
Excellent understanding of Ethernet.
Alternate Location: UK-Hampshire-Basingstoke; UK-London-Fleet Place; UK-London-London Docklands
Requisition #: 208972
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