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Lumen Vice President Network Implementation Field Operations - Nationwide in Olympia, Washington

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

This position reports to the SVP of our Field Operations and Network Implementation team. The Vice President of Network Implementation is responsible for the engineering and construction of Lumen’s network across North America.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Delivering on the network expansion plans & implementation of capital investments supporting Operations, Mass Markets & Enterprise on time and within budget

  • Responsible for engineering, construction, inspection & service readiness of all network deployments & capital investments across North America

  • Coordinates with Network Planning and Sales regarding deployment timelines

  • Maintains strategic relationships with suppliers and contractors

  • Ensures network assets support Lumen’s product roadmap

  • Drives continuous business process improvement, financial management, and project status

  • Other duties as assigned

What We Look For in a Candidate


  • Demonstrated experience leading large employee and contractor teams

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Telecommunications, Construction Management, or Business

  • Must be a skilled communicator

  • 10+ years of specialized business experience with 5+ experience in a senior leadership role


  • Master’s degree

  • Proven track record developing and leading large national network builds

  • 15+ years of specialized business experience with 10+ experience in a leadership role

  • Experience with occupational and third-party vendor (contractor) environments with a demonstrated ability to form working win-win partnerships


Bachelor’s Degree or above

Requisition #: 266516

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


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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. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.