CenturyLink Senior Engineer - Federal (AP2) in HERNDON, Virginia
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
This position requires shift work
The Network Support Engineer Tier 3 provides engineering level support, and troubleshooting guidance to the Network Operations Center (NOC).
Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability Maintains network hardware and software
Proactively identify risks in the network and develop a plan to mitigate them. Provides engineering designs solutions to resolve long-term problematic issues
Provides support of numerous business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video)
This position works independently and in a group setting
They have authority to make necessary network changes required to resolve an issue and restore service as well as making decisions on a daily basis which could result in significant impact to network systems
Takes part in the interview process to evaluate the candidate’s technical abilities
Active TS/SCI with FSPoly Required
Typically requires a BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive, relevant experience, or and MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and two (2) to five (5) years or progressive experience
Someone that is fully capable of delivering capabilities related to a particular skill, language, system, or technology.
Ability, training and actual work experience with the specific computer language, systems, and/or technology is significantly more important than the number of years of experience. This is especially true with emerging technologies
Expertise in routing protocols, TCP/IP protocols, security requirements and network communications.
Expertise with network monitoring and reporting tools and technology
Considered to be an expert, authority in discipline
Expertise in Tier III support
Expertise with CISCO and Juniper Routers, Switches, Firewalls, WAN Protocols (EIGRP), QOS, LAN and Data Center Protocols (Spanning -Tree, Fabric-enabled technologies, VoIP to support Data, Voice and Video)
Experience with Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Familiarity with DMVPM
Familiarity with general Unix OS functionality
Experience adapting to changing environments and coordinate large scale implementations using available resources
Experience working helpdesk functions
Experience with technical writing IE: SOPs, technical proposals, etc.
Experience with Network monitoring
Desired Certifications : BICSI Certification is preferred
Alternate Location: US-Virginia-McLean
Requisition # : 210448
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/
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