CenturyLink Operations Technician 2 in Dublin, Ireland

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

This role is part of the EMEA Enhanced Technical Operational Support (ETOPS) team. The CenturyLink EMEA CDN (Content Delivery Network) ETOPs team provides Technical Service Management for some EMEA clients. The enhanced support includes dealing directly with clients on all CDN issues and acting as a liaison between the clients and the Level3 tiered support and operational structure. This post mainly operates on a Monday to Friday 07:00 to 19:00 basis but ad-hoc out of hours support may also be required.

Job Description

Technical Service Management of EMEA CDN clients.

Integration of new products and product features for EMEA CDN clients.

Liaising between CenturyLink Technical Service Centre and the CDN Technical Operations Engineers providing knowledge base support for new and enhanced products and features.

Service Monitoring – this involves direct monitoring of clients’ accounts and reacting to network and service alerts.

Providing online support of live sporting and corporate online broadcasts.


Experience in IT industry, ideally in Internet technologies, standards and protocols, including DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, Web architectures and website maintenance.

Ability to debug internet and website connectivity using cURL, traceroute, telnet, awk, sed and other diagnostic tools

Prior experience in a CDN, technical product support, or system administration experience.

Interest in large networks and system analysis.

Interest in how distributed systems work.

Ability to analyze technical issues with websites and services and to determine the correct path of repair or escalation.

Alternate Location: IE-Ireland-Ireland

Requisition #: 207412

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