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Lumen Senior Engineer - Various Locations | Review Posting in LITTLETON, Colorado

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Provides Tier III engineering support to Lumen by working with the technical teams in delivering real-time technical support while interfacing directly with our US-based and international customers in a 7 x 24 x 365 Network Operations Center (NOC) and engineering support environment.

This position is available in the following locations. You must be located within a communtable distance for consideration.


The Main Responsibilities

  • Resolve third-level support cases without escalation, 90% of which should be resolved without escalation.

  • Escalate to the relevant engineering teams as required, promptly following procedures, and ensuring management is updated accordingly

  • Ensure clients and tickets are up to date at all times

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and coordinate replacement of faulty hardware

  • Plan, review, approve, and execute client change requests in a timely manner as requested by customers, account teams, and management

  • Escalate critical issues and outages to management as per procedures

  • Provide detailed feedback to other groups on all incident resolutions, ensuring full details are entered into case notes

  • Review and action open cases daily, updating Operations management on current cases and their status as appropriate

  • Update Operations team on any projects being worked on

  • Create weekly reports as requested by manager

  • Provide comprehensive handovers to global peers at the end of shift

  • Attend team meetings and other meetings as requested by management

  • Log cases to third-party vendors to request assistance on unresolved issues

  • Compliance - work with the Lumen Client base to organize and schedule compliance items such as hardware and software updates, firmware revisions, and OS/application patching

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalant with 6+ years of experience. 4+ with a Master's Degree.

  • Detailed working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Detailed working knowledge of server hardware troubleshooting

  • Working knowledge of networking

  • Working knowledge of backup and recovery procedures and tools (any vendor)

  • Working knowledge of virtual machine setup and management (any vendor)

  • Working knowledge of external storage management (any vendor)

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 259355

EEO Statement

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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.