CenturyLink Lead Operations Technician in London, United Kingdom

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ (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

The European Technical Support Center (ETSC) is a Tier 2 support team and operates 24/7. The team is based in London Docklands and manages customer services over a global network. Our primary objective is to provide first class customer service and work as an effective team within the Service Assurance organisation.

The successful candidate for this key role would be responsible for providing, owning and managing the technical support for the EMEA (Europe, Middle-east and Africa) customer base.

The ETSC supports a product portfolio consisting of Transport, IP (AS3356) and Ethernet technologies ensuring that all faults, planned work, activations and requests are carried out to comply with SLA’s and internal processes.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have an established background of working within a similar customer-facing Support role.

Extensive experience of configuration and troubleshooting of customer services on a large network, for an Internet Service Provider, Telecommunications Operator, or in a similar challenging, hands-on environment.

Exhibit a thorough understanding of Implementation and operational issues demonstrated by a practical approach to technical problem solving.

Requires limited direction and guidance with most tasks.


The successful candidate is required to demonstrate knowledge and proven experience in at least one or more of the following areas:

IP technologies:

Understanding of Tier I ISP, BGP traffic engineering, route-maps, prefix-list, peering issues, IPv6

Routing registries (RIPE, ARIN, AFRINIC) and geolocation problems, DNS

Security, DDOS attacks, IP hijacking and route-leaks

Transport technologies :


Dark Fibre

Metro Ethernet 2.0

Alternate Location: UK-London-London Docklands; UK-London-London Other

Requisition #: 208558

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