REMOTE Senior Planning Engineer - (APAC) Transport and IP Network

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IT, IP, Network, Engineers, Architecture, Engineering
Full Time
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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

Applies engineering and network principles, theories, concepts and technologies to support planning activities relating to the CenturyLink Asia-Pacific (APAC) Transport and IP Network.

Analyzes capacity, design and diversity issues by applying documented processes and guidelines. Exercises considerable latitude in decision-making under limited consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets.

Works closely with Deployment Field Engineers and Field Operations to accurately detail the technical requirements and specifications necessary to deliver infrastructure problems on schedule, on budget and avoiding rework.

Analyzes complex infrastructure network solutions and may provide support for customer network environments

Job Description

Provide detailed reports and comprehensive summaries of network capacity management performance for network augmentation projects and network capacity reporting.

Maintain capacity management processes in line with agreed targets to ensure upgrades and augments are completed "Just in Time".

Uses Architecture and Engineering approved designs and hardware solutions to provide cost effective and scalable solutions to both grow the APAC Network and optimize the network to reduce cost and provide cost and budget required to implement these solutions.

Provide detailed handoff plans to Deployment and Implementation teams for all approved projects and work with project management resources to set achievable project timelines

Respond to presales capacity checks within agreed timelines and work closely with service delivery teams to resolve capacity related issues that impact client service orders.

Initiates internal orders for provisioning of infrastructure backbone circuits and for the optimization of client circuits

Responsible for conducting detailed diversity studies of terrestrial and subsea network designs

Produces and maintains diagrams of the CenturyLink APAC Network with varying levels of detail for the appropriate audience.

Other duties as assigned.

Requires limited direction and guidance.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience
  • 6 - 8 years of related experience
  • 4+ with a Master's Degree


Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Denver; US-Virginia-Ashburn

Requisition #: 215922

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at

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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 : 215922
Originally Posted : 2 weeks ago

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