Manager Network Operations - Federal (Gator)

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IT, Telecommunications, Network
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

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

Primary point of contact for communications and status updates to the Government on all services in operations.

Job Description

• Manage Tier 1.5 technical engineers within the ESC at NGA Campus East (NCE) and NGA Campus West (NCW) to support request fulfillment management, event management, incident management, and problem management in coordination with the ESC.
• Tier 1.5 technical engineers monitor the status of services and initiate escalation procedures to Tier 2 and 3 support when an incident cannot be resolved by the Tier 1.5 technical engineers.
• Tier 1.5 technical support monitor Enterprise Service Desk (ESD) reporting queues for incidents or problems received from the ESD or from other sources including the user community and service providers.
• Collaborate with the ESD and Tier 1 support teams.
• Manage and coordinate after hours support requests, unplanned outages and required cybersecurity actions for the Cybersecurity Technology Service in conjunction with the 24/7 Cybersecurity Operations Service.
• Implement a contract staffing plan that results in personnel assigned and successfully performing operations per the service support level descriptions.
• Proactively execute management processes and root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of defective services. Promptly communicates operational issues to the Government.
• Support daily (including Saturdays and Sundays) operations meetings with the Government to improve operational efficiencies and reliability.
• Support multi-level problem investigation, root cause analysis and resolution of enterprise level problems.
• Document after action reports on priority incidents in the case of system failures or unplanned outage. Put in processes in place to prevent recurrence of defective services.
• Create and modify management ticket workflows and queues within the ITSM tool (e.g. Remedy, Service Now).
• Maintain, monitors and reports on service support levels and service level agreements (SLAs) to ensure that agreed-upon service quality and metrics are met.
• Create metric reports on INCs, CRQs and PBIs.
• Analyze and identifies operational trends.
• Provide ad-hoc operations metrics reports.


•Experience: 7+ yrs
•Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
•Field Of Study: Business, Telecommunications, IT or similar
•A combination of education and experience is acceptable: Yes
•Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.
•Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
•Experience with federal government contract processes, procedures, and RFP responses
•Successfully managed personnel to meet customer requirements and expectations
•Network Operations Center experience in a 24/7 environment
•Track record of delivery for complex technical projects within scope, schedule, cost, and objectives in the federal space
•Solid people skills with direct federal government customer contact experience
•Experience working in a multi-discipline environment
•Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
•Multitasking skills with a high attention to detail
•Proven leadership, management and teamwork skills
•Excellent oral, written, and presentation communications skills

Requires TS/SCI Clearance

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 216346

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Company Information

The new CenturyLink, purpose-built to serve the connection needs of the networked world. CenturyLink understands the power of all that is digital. Life is powered by connections, and business is connections. Our extensive network reach, significant local presence, and innovative technology solutions combined with an experienced team of employees and relentless focus on the customer experience create a powerful choice for enterprise, government, and wholesale customers globally, and consumers nationally.
Dice Id : 10226217
Position Id : 216346
Originally Posted : 1 month ago