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CenturyLink Senior Planning Engineer - Network Optimization in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ 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.

Job Summary

Applies advanced engineering and network principles, theories, concepts and technologies to solve unusually complex problems and issues.

Job Description

  • Leads the development, evaluation and implementation of new and innovative principles, processes and applications.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in decision-making under limited consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets.

  • Analyzes complex local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges and other devices.

  • Resolves difficult interoperability problems to obtain operation across all platforms.

  • Configures systems to user environments.

  • Supports acquisition and implementation of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services. Regarded as subject matter expert in applied research, development, and design of new products.

  • Acts as primary consultant to leadership detailing the technical requirements and specifications necessary to obtain solutions.

  • May act as a technical project leader or provide work leadership for lower level employees.

  • Excludes those with full supervisory responsibilities.

  • Requires limited direction and guidance with most tasks.

Qualifications

  • Consulting Level Bachelor's degree. Typically with 8+ years of experience.

  • 6+ years of experience with Master's Degree.

Education

Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Ohio-Dublin; US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition # : 215320

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

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, gender identity, 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.

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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