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Technical Project Manager II - Federal

CenturyLink, Inc Herndon, VA

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Job Title: Technical Project Manager II - Federal




The Primary responsibility of the Technical Project Manager II (PM) is to manage all aspects of communication implementation projects including coordination of service delivery and provide leadership and management of vendor staff that install the required infrastructure.


The Technical Project Manager II (PM) will work with others in a team environment as a member of an organization responsible for the coordination of site surveys, installations, circuit delivery, testing and turn-up of communications systems.  This effort will require scheduling and coordination of installation vendor activities as well as CenturyLink technical resources to ensure the successful implementation of the communications system equipment up to customer acceptance.  This requires inter-departmental teaming, the ability to elicit support from other organizations, communicating with vendors, customer facing management and sales teams and doing whatever is necessary to support the customer's design and installation needs. The PM may be responsible for overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Defines projects based on Program/customer requirements, schedule planning and implementation, budgeting, and quality control of customer deliverables
  • Provides leadership and coordination for assigned projects using a matrix team concept
  • Attends various governmental and general meetings as required
  • Provides status updates to management and customers as required
  • Practice project management and industry best practices to enhance project success and customer satisfaction
  • Manage and coordinate ISP/OSP and circuit delivery projects from design through customer acceptance.
  • Performs Quality Checks (QC) on all site surveys for assigned projects for delivery to customers as required by contracts
  • Identifies all problem areas on jobs and discusses with team members and others as needed 
  • Oversees Subcontractor installation vendors
  • Updates the Program Manager weekly on the status of projects or as required.  Provides inputs to written weekly reports to customers as required
  • Manages and coordinates projects from order through delivery
  • Keeps detailed records of daily work/project activities for future reference
  • Understands and adheres to company policies and practices
  • Ensures the successful completion of customer project requirements
  • Coordinates subcontractors and equipment to complete projects on schedule and within budget
  • Other related duties as assigned





  • Requires minimum 3 years experience with CTL Products and Systems or  government related  utility/communications construction management or Telecom experience.
  • BS or equivalent work experience (8 years experience in construction engineering/management or comminucations discipline)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, customer service, account relationship, time management, organizational and negotiating skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, SharePoint and ability to work in other software systems as required
  • Ability to work independantly as well as in a team environment
  • Able to travel by auto or airplane on short notice for surveys, meetings, and inspection work
  • Able to work on drawings and spreadsheets for extended periods
  • Must possess a clean driving record
  • Poesses high integrity and ethical behavior
  • Flexible, independent decsion maker
  • US Citizenship required


    Preferred Job Qualifications:


  • Working knowledge of physical layer interfaces and structured cabling system components to include DS-0, T-1, DS-3, OC-x
  • Working knowledge of hardware such as routers, modems, firewalls, Ethernet Switch
  • Knowledge of communications products, e.g., Voice, Data, Wi-Fi-,IP, VPN, MPLS protocols
  • BS in Telecommunications, Technology, MIS/CIS or other related field
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 102213

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

No Discrimination. 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, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Telecom, Telecommunications, Project Manager, Technology

Job Details

Date Posted November 18, 2018
Date Closes December 18, 2018
Requisition 367552700
Located In Herndon, VA
SOC Category 00-0000.00