CenturyLink Associate System Engineer (Win/Linux) - 2 Openings in Singapore, Singapore

CenturyLink (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 customer’s 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

Work Arrangement: Tues - Sat OR Sun - Thurs (7 AM - 4 PM) OR (11:30 AM - 8:30 PM) - with exception for Tues - Thurs which is 8 AM - 5 PM

Reporting to the Manager of Operations Center Hosting Compute, the Associate Engineer is responsible for proactive monitoring, diagnostics and resolution of Tier 1, 2, and 3 issues related to the CTS customer base in a team oriented support center.

The Adaptive Desk team is accountable for all platform support for CenturyLink managed hosting customers, comprising of Incident Management, Change Management, Request Fulfilment, Event Management and interacting closely with Problem management.

Job Description

  • Prove to our customers that every experience matters by delivering the best customer experience possible

  • Follow all documented procedures related to the Associate Engineer position

  • Keep the client and their open tickets up to date at all times on incident progress

  • Manage, triage and resolve tickets raised off of alerts received from our hosting environment

  • Manage, triage and resolve tickets raised by the customer via telephone, e-mail and portal

  • React to proactive events in a timely manner as specified in the procedural documentation and training

  • Work with management on individual and team wide progress and improvements

  • Work in a team environment – multi-culture and global

  • Duties as assigned by supervisor


Required Skills:

  • Confident, professional and courteous when dealing directly with clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Positive, proactive and can-do attitude

  • Proactive and energetic nature

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of networking protocols and infrastructure

  • Working knowledge and understanding of UNIX/Linux operating systems OR

  • Working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft operating system

Desired skills:

  • Previous VMware experience

  • Host and network based firewalls

  • Understanding of Web Technologies, i.e. DNS, Load Balancers, WebSphere, IHS, PHP

  • Previous system administration experience with related technologies

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • A degree in IT, Red Hat or Microsoft professional qualification or equivalent proven experience in a technical support role

  • Possess 1-2 years’ experience in a server support and/or troubleshooting role.


Bachelors or Equivalent in Information Systems

Requisition #: 166607

EEO Statement

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