CenturyLink - Herndon, VA

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Responsible to the network operations manager for provisioning and system administration functions of a major nationwide fiber optic telecommunications network.

Coordinate support for new circuit activations or deactivations as directed by appropriate TSO/TSR or other notification documents.
Coordinated closely with tier III Network Engineers and provide technical support, as required or requested, to implement complex circuit provisioning projects from inception to completion to provide connectivity of DS-0, DS-1, DS-3, OC-3/12/48 and wavelength paths.

Provide technical consultation, guidance and direction to other technical personnel.

Provide input in preparing technical proposals for optical fiber installations.

Update, review, and maintain network as-built and configuration management drawings using Visio or other software based applications.

Support the preparation of outside plant/inside plant proposals that satisfy documented customer technical requirements.

Coordinate completion of engineering and technical OSP/ISP construction and designs to maintain or expand the network architecture.

Provide after hours/on-call support as required. Job Requirements
This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI polygraph.

The responsibilities of this position will continue to grow as customer groups are added to the network.

At this point, the position supports provisioning actions on the transport infrastructure of the network, but will soon take on additional support responsibilities for at least three major customer groups. T

The network is expected to sustain continual growth to include additional sites and customers across the life of the program.

Experience with Ciena Optical equipment and software is required.

Ciena or like vendor long haul optical equipment certifications and training are highly desired.

CCNA or like certification desired.

Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology field and three years experience or seven years applicable work experience.
Company Statement CenturyLink is an industry-leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services from coast to coast. Our combination of business and residential service solutions – including home and wireless voice solutions and digital television – provide innovative solutions to our customers. CenturyLink is proud to be a participant in the U.S. General Services Administration Networx program, the largest communications services contract in the world. CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future. 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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