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Operations Technician


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About CenturyLink

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.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing customer centric overlay technical support to enhance their use of CenturyLink services, working against an agreed scope of work which is specifically crafted for nominated customer accounts.

Role is expected to ensure prevention of issues from occurring, resolving issues quickly when they occur, and being the customer's technical advocate within CenturyLink.

Job Description

Delivering the agreed scope for their customers in line with the agreed documentation.

Align and complement the BAU operations for ETOPS customers.

Collaborating within the ETOPS team to ensure no gaps in cover.

Seeking opportunity to improve the customer experience and reduce customer effort both on a case by case and wider perspective.

Being the customer’s technical advocate and striving to provide a positive customer experience irrespective of expertise, history, or workload.

Collaborating within team and across teams (Specifically Service Desk, Tier III, and eTSC) without prejudice or assumption, striving only to serve the customer and their team.

Managing workload and collaborating with their peers on opportunity to assist.

Continual personal development – technicians are responsible for ensuring their skillsets are updated and adapted in line with technological and industry trends.

Expected to develop an enhanced capability in a broad range of the key products and services, as well as specialising in a small number of key subject areas.

Deputising for duty management as directed.


Requires an advanced understanding of IP networking specifically Cisco and where possible Nokia/Alcatel and Juniper demonstrated via certification and operational experience.

Experience working on Data/IP networks within an operational environment; completing 2nd level diagnostics across multiple technologies and Vendors.

Demonstrative experience in Incident Management and Service Operations environments.

Alternate Location: UK-Basingstoke-Redwood; UK-Crewe-Crewe

Requisition #: 213353

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.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for people with disabilities. If there is anything we can do to help you, please let us know

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation or any other status protected by local or national law. We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. We participate in the A-Check Pre-employment Screening Program or the Electronic Employment Verification Program, depending on location.

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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