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Manager Sales Engineering

CenturyLink, Inc Omaha, NE

Job Description

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 Description


  • Managing a group of Sales Engineers.
  • Guiding a multi-state team to provide engineering and technical pre-sales support to CenturyLink sales teams.
  • Providing direction to the sales teams for solutions, as well as, the delivery and operational support for our business.
  • Directing and leading technical resources as appropriate in winning significant sales opportunities.
  • Serves as a coach and mentor to a group of pre-sales engineers.
  • Managing Sales engineering development through cross training, hiring, retention, and skills development programs.
  • Responsible for frequently presenting sales and engineering proposals
  • Managing the Sales Engineering workload and accuracy and timeliness of responding to customer and internal requests.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and 5-7 years of related experience.
  • Strong communication (oral and written), leadership, organizational, presentation, project management and team building skills.
  • Must be results focused and well versed in a broad set of network and IP products .
  • Ability to support/interact with large customers/accounts.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Business Administration or a telecommunications field.
  • 2 years previous Manager level leadership experience preferred.

Alternate Location: US-Iowa-Cedar Rapids; US-Minnesota-Minneapolis; US-Minnesota-Richfield; US-Minnesota-St Paul; US-Montana-Great Falls; US-Montana-Missoula; US-Nebraska-Omaha; US-North Dakota-Grand Forks; US-North Dakota-West Fargo; US-South Dakota-Pierre; US-South Dakota-Sioux Falls; US-Wisconsin-Brookfield; US-Wyoming-Cheyenne

Requisition #: 170914

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

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, œprotected statuses).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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