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CenturyLink Network Engineer 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 Location: Singapore / Tai Seng Center

Summary

This Network Engineer will be primarily responsible for creating, delivering and supporting solutions, technologies and internal services to CenturyLink as they relate to all the data networks that support our internal users and CTL business units. The ideal candidate must possess broad expert-level technical network skills and have a proven track record of absorbing information and inventing, learning and teaching new technologies to their peers. It is important that they understand the "big picture" with regards to the networks and customers we support. This means understanding how internal networking relates to all systems in our datacenters including servers, applications and storage. Elsewhere in the infrastructure that provides the overall end to end data communications for our employees from the edge network through the internal infrastructure, multiple datacenters and outside CenturyLink to the internet traversing secure perimeter environments.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, delivering and supporting solutions, technologies and internal services to CenturyLink as they relate to all the data networks that support our internal users and CTL business units.

  • Visualize interoperability between multiple complex networks and anticipate problems/conflicts before they arise.

  • Provide backup support to desktop engineer in APAC region

  • Directing and evaluating vendor deliverables to large corporations.

  • Involve in internetworking designs and their applications which include detailed routing on LAN/WAN networks, IP telephony, security and network monitoring, network troubleshooting, load balancing and firewalls.

  • Support IP routing & swtiching: Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, Foundry, Nortel, Avaya, Nokia, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, WildPackets, IXIA, ACME Packet and Anue.

  • Support server load balancing, Voice over IP, quality of service, application acceleration, data security firewalls, multicast and/or IP video distribution, next generation (cloud) IP switching and routing, Cisco Telepresence video, Call Handling ACD.

  • Support Provisioning, Alarming, Tools and Event Management that support IP networks, voice platforms, video conferencing systems and next generation fire walls.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification of 5 years of experience with multivendor IP based networks. Directing and evaluating vendor deliverables to large corporations.

  • Expert (Industry Level) knowledge of internetworking designs and their applications which include detailed routing on LAN/WAN networks, IP telephony, security and network monitoring, network troubleshooting, load balancing and firewalls.

  • Extensive experience with but not limited to the following vendors: Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, Foundry, Nortel, Avaya, Nokia, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, WildPackets, IXIA, ACME Packet and Anue.

  • Expert level understanding of all layers of the OSI model

  • Expert level understanding of IP routing and switching.

  • Strong understanding of all of the following: Server load balancing, Voice over IP, quality of service, application acceleration, data security firewalls, multicast and/or IP video distribution, next generation (cloud) IP switching and routing, Cisco Telepresence video, Call Handling ACD.

  • Expert understanding of transport mediums such as DS1, DS3, OCx, etc.

  • Considerable experience with IP data networking security methods and procedures.

  • Proven ability to work on and lead multiple projects as an individual contributor and/or team lead. This includes directing technical resources as provided via other internal CTL teams and vendor resources as required.

  • Time management skills are critical. Technical multitasking. High profile, high visibility management of multiple network projects/programs.

  • Excellent communication skills including oral presentation and written documentation. Communication at all levels of the management chain.

  • Deep understanding of Processes, Standards, Provisioning, Alarming, Tools and Event Management that support IP networks, voice platforms, video conferencing systems and next generation fire walls.

  • Ability to multi-task and communicate complicated technical issues across and upwards within management hierarchy.

  • CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent level certifications strongly desired

  • Detailed technical documentation/network diagram creation experience/training

  • Must be able to set and accomplish goals with little or no daily/weekly direction. Act as an independent technical expert, directing and overseeing high performance teams in the delivery of major corporate networking initiatives

Education

Associates or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent in Computer Science or Information Systems

Requisition #: 211037

EEO Statement

No Discrimination. 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, 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. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Disclaimer

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.

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