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Verified Pay $109,330 - $145,770 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Herndon, Virginia

About this job

About Lumen

Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up – committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress.

Lumen’s commitment to workplace inclusion and employee support shines bright. We’ve made the  Newsweek 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. Plus, we’re the top employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall across all industries in The American Opportunity Index.

We’re looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.

The Role

The Lead Engineer position will require both technical expertise and project management competency.  Will be located at a Government location. 

The Main Responsibilities
  • Provide on-site support for Government NOC M-F, (0600 -1200)
  • Provide necessary coordination, support and technical assistance to the Customer NOC to enable situational awareness of all customer services within Lumen. 
  • The engineer will serve as the interface between Lumen and Government POC regarding planned and unplanned maintenance events, incident response by identifying which Lumen transport circuits are impacted by an event.
  • Attend daily Government meetings and provide information on maintenance activities and impact on the Government Network
  • Provide NOC support to apply Lumen transport expertise to ensure trouble ticket accuracy.
  • Develop strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders to enhance teamwork, trust and transparency.
  • Experience in analyzing problems to determine root cause and implementation of corrective actions is required.
  •  Must be able to provide accurate written and verbal communication.  
  • Ability to provide the proactive status of assigned work, ability to estimate the level of effort for future work and accomplish tasks with minimal guidance.
  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills with the ability to work in collaborative environment.
What We Look For in a Candidate

Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience. 

Security Requirements:

  • TS/SCI 
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation)
  • 7+ years of related experience.
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint).
  • PMP Certification a plus, but not required.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.

The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee's primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual's qualifications.

Location Based Pay Ranges
$109330 - $145770 in these states: VA.

As with the pay range variety that's based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.

Requisition #: 332873

Background Screening

If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our . Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Equal Employment Opportunities

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, gender expression, 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.


The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.

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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

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Posting ID: 947757807 Posted: 2024-07-10 Job Title: Lead Engineer Federal