CenturyLink Senior Operations Service Manager (CDN, Japanese Speaking) 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 customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.
The CenturyLink Senior Operations Service Manager is an advocate and trusted advisor providing customers with guidance and management over their Network solutions; particularly in the area of CDN. Through building a strong customer relationship, this person will gain an understanding of their customer’s operational needs and ensure that services are meeting those needs. Providing technical operational governance over their customer’s environment, this person manages incidents to resolution, follows up with root cause analysis through problem management, corrective action plan development, and is responsible for remediating, documenting, and implementing processes that create efficiency and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
Demonstrates full technical knowledge of customer’s business and related communication needs by advising on enhancements, modifications and/or options in CDN
Creates, produces, and distributes performance management reports as required
Creates and drives service improvement plans
Provides technical guidance regarding preparation of, review and presentation of service metrics
Provides ongoing post-implementation technical support across service delivery, service management and billing operations. Identifies and drives process improvements where necessary
Reviews global change requests (Change Management) for customer impact and communicates change activities to key customers
Reviews and prepares reason for outage (RFO) documentation, tracks action items, and ensures continuous service improvement for client services
Analyzes customer’s trouble ticket history, identifies trends, implements service improvement plans to drive down mean time to restore (MTTR) and chronic or repeat troubles
Develops long-term strategy, based on knowledge of customer’s current network, equipment and business, of how the company's services can competitively meet customer’s needs
Provides an enhanced escalation point into the appropriate management functional areas to ensure timely resolution and proactive communication of service issues
Recommends and handles network optimization for existing customer services
Tracks network change management events, understand impact to customer's existing services
Support network ready testing activities and migrating customers to new technologies
Degree in Computer Science with 5 - 6 years’ experience in telecommunication support, maintenance and accountability
Experience in service management and service delivery concepts and applying them effectively to account management and customer support
Proficient level of understanding of Content Distribution capabilities (i.e. CDN) from end to end
Knowledge of Caching, Streaming, Storage, DNS, Security, TCP/IP., Web Delivery
Strong consulting ability to advise on network optimization; Strong communication skills, customer focus
Experience in working with/in large network organization /Telecommunications providers
Understanding of PMP principles and practices
Knowledge of Hosting and Cloud technologies
ITIL Foundations certified
Proficinet in English & Japanese language (spoken / written)
Bachelors or Equivalent in Computer Science or Information Systems
Requisition #: 216070
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