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Federal Project Manager III

CenturyLink, Inc Herndon, VA

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 Summary


This position develops, plans and manages implementation of activities for extremely highly complex projects/programs for external/internal customers.

Job Description


  • Responsible for budget and expense control for project and strategic alignment of project to corporate objectives.
  • Accountable for timely project completion and delivery.
  • Analyzes work plans and schedules.
  • Responsible for resource requirements/allocation.
  • Develops methodologies, procedures, and systems to produce financial reporting.
  • Acts as project/program team leader.
  • Develops project progress and status reports





  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and related experience
  • 8+ years related experience
  • PMP Certification required
  • 2 years of experience supporting dark fiber communications requirements or data center operations



  • Extensive understanding of DWDM equipment and associated fiber management practices.


Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Arlington; US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition #: 188415

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: Washington DC

Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Consulting, Manager, Data Center, Technology, Engineering, Management

Job Details

Date Posted June 24, 2019
Date Closes July 24, 2019
Requisition 472338400
Located In Herndon, VA
SOC Category 00-0000.00