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Senior Planning Engineer

Company: Lumen Inc
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

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

As a Senior Planning Engineer you will have the opportunity to interact with others in and outside of the organization, and work with facilities and data centers. And also the planning of the implementation or planning of initiating projects that place customers and network equipment within our network facilities and data centers. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business. This role reports directly to Director Infrastructure Planning and is considered an Individual Contributor position. The Infrastructure Planning and Implementation team you will be a member of is close-knit, supportive of each other and values the challenging work and diversity of thought.

Location

This position is fully remote work from home within the US.

The Main Responsibilities

Manages floor space, power, and cooling for regionalize network facilities/data centers.

Oversees rack space and power implementations at network facilities/data centers.

Kicks off space and power projects into engineering and PM groups.

Develops/defines plans for the implementation of new plant construction or modifications to existing facilities.

Prepares plans and specifications, to include gathering field data.

Assures that the most feasible, practical and economical means to complete the work are utilized. Provides cost data to support capital planning and budgeting.

Monitors and controls project expenditures.

Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Required Qualifications:

4+ years professional experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 6+ years equivalent experience within network facilities, data centers, and colocation activities

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills

Strong data/economic analysis skills

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Detail oriented with an intense focus on quality

Proven track record as adept and effective project manager

Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and communications skills

Strong computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Access, Visio and SQL

Skilled in planning and/or engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

4+ years of related experience in telecommunications around facilities, data centers, and colocation activities

Experience in an engineering role that included a substantial business/financial focus

Compensation

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

$80510 - $107340 in these states: AR, ID, KY, LA, ME, MS, NE, SC, and SD.

$84740 - $112980 in these states: AZ, AL, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, MO, MT, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, TN, UT, VT, WV, WI, and WY.

$88980 - $118630 in these states: CO, HI, MI, MN, NV, NH, NC, OR, and RI.

$93210 - $124280 in these states: AK, CA, CT, DE, DC, IL, MD, MA, NJ, NY, TX, VA, and WA.

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.

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 333352

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 FAQ page (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/faq) . 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.

Disclaimer

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.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

80510

Salary Max :

124280

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 here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-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 here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

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

Application Deadline

05/22/2024

Keywords: Lumen Inc, Austin , Senior Planning Engineer, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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