Sr. Lead Solutions Advisor - Network
Posted on: November 10, 2018
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information. --Job Summary This role requires knowledge and skills in both Technology and the Business. The incumbent must have experience on multiple Software Environments and be comfortable with complex heterogeneous systems environments. They are often a seasoned technologist who has led multiple projects through the Software development process or Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with a particular emphasis on the business outcome, and has usually performed in a variety of different roles in that life cycle. The person needs an ability to share and communicate ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, to executive staff, business partners, and technical resources in clear concise language that is the parlance of each group. Consult with the business, help the business with defining business requirements and then turning those requirements into Product Development & Technology requirements.Job Description Demonstrated subject matter expertise that will assist a greater team in the development of the vision that underlies the projected business outcome. Deep working knowledge of the assigned business unit, how it operates as well as its strategies. Leverages the appropriate technology team to enable that business outcome. Becoming involved with a project at the time of inception and is involved in the Functional analysis (FA) of developing the initial requirements. Remain involved throughout the balance of the project as needed. Understanding of Solution Architecture , Systems engineering and Software engineering to provide input to and support the development effort of a systems solution. This role influences which technologies to use. They work very closely with development teams to ensure proper the business outcome is achieved. They are the link between the needs of the business and the different development teams within PD&T (ditital experience, OSS/BSS backofffice capabilities and network (SDNVN solutions and infrastructure) . They provide continuous communication and current update to the assigned business unit leader and their respective leadership team regarding status, gain leadership responses as required and ensure their input as it relates to the project goals. Works with the project management office (PMO) to ensure correct balance of transformational initiatives and BAU projects. Serves as an in-house business consultant and partners with the Center's of Excellence (COE's) on initiatives and ensure solutions are being worked, answer any questions, etc. Recognized as subject matter expert outside the company. Contribute to the development of the strategic business plan and work effectively across PD&T to achieve planned goals/objectives. Other duties as assigned Qualifications Required Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience. Typically with 5+ years related experience or 7+ years related experience with Masters degree. Understand and think through business processes, risks, etc to drive to the appropriate business outcomes using sound decision-making. Strong ability and track record to bring and lead changes in transformational efforts Able to work at a global business unit level; understanding the unique requirements of each assigned business unit and translate those specific needs to the corresponding technology partners in order to deliver successful business outcomes. Experience working in a large, highly complex and ever-changing organization. High level of comfort managing competing priorities, crystallizing ideas and thoughts into plans and activities, handling ambiguity constructively, and rationalizing on strategic and managerial levels. Able to build relationships with business and technology partners to influence and collaborate across the organization, strengthen the role of PD&T, and implement initiatives and plans. Demonstrates a sense of urgency and accountability. High achiever, results-oriented with strong project management in a technology environment and business acumen. They should have hands-on experience in multiple systems solutions across several disciplines. They should possess skills and understanding of a variety of Operating Systems and a have a broad and deep understanding of the current company's technology systems, products and future capabilities. Able to successfully translate and communicate a technology capability into a business objective to a wide variety of audiences from executives to IC's. Is able to align the business vision with the technology vision and communicates the combined transformational strategy for the company. Recognized as a change agent. Preferred Master's Degree with 7+ year's experience Education Masters or Equivalent Bachelors or Equivalent Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Washington-Seattle Requisition #: 206836 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/ -- EEO--Statement We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses").-- We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Disclaimer 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.
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