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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 news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

The Security Product Solution Manager is responsible for serving as the main content authority and lead in Product Development efforts through design and development within Architecture, Engineering, Strategic Planning & Information Technology. Ensures on-scope, on-time, and on-budget delivery of the product portfolio objectives, including business requirements definition and prioritization, driving cohesive end-to-end solutions, representation of Product within SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Program Planning sessions, and full testing of strategic initiatives. This role requires adherence to prescribed product development methodology (including mix of rapid development and staged development based on program goals and deliverables), project management, change management processes, strong communication skills, and implementation of project/business based financial controls. Serving as a critical business leader in the on-going evolution of the company’s Product Solutions. The Product Solution Manager will establish relationships with key leaders from across the business and with external partners critical to the success of programs, including but not limited to direct interaction with individual contributors, manager, director, and vice president leadership.

The Main Responsibilities

+ Delivers solutions to Security Product Management, meeting or exceeding committed scope, goals and objectives of the solutions and accuracy and performance of the deliverables

+ Understands the Product that he/she supports including the business value and customer experience

+ Understands the technical aspects of the product not only from a product solution perspective but also from a system perspective including service delivery and service assurance

+ Utilizes Program Management techniques to manage the cross-functional delivery of the required solutions across multiple Value Streams

+ Works closely and consistently with Information Technology, Architecture and Engineering in the validation, design, development and launch of products and services

+ Understands clearly the SAFe framework and is able to apply it throughout the development and delivery process

+ Works closely with the development teams to plan and schedule demos, testing and production release of the capabilities

+ Leads regular project team meetings to prepare product requirements for delivery

+ Leads end to end user acceptance test (pre and post release) for each product initiative

+ Coordinates and oversees all interactions involved with delivery of product requirements by IT and A&E (PI Planning, capability reviews, etc)

+ Reports, escalates, and follows through to resolution when risks or issues arise pertaining to PI development

+ Tracks and reports on PI development status

What We Look For in a Candidate

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or related equivalent experience

RELATED EXPERIENCE: 5+ Years related experience in Product Development, Product Management, Technology Development, and/or Quality Assurance Testing.

COMPETENCIES: Leadership, effective decision making, strong communication and organizational skills, strong program management skills, technical oriented, self-motivated, customer oriented, drive ownership and accountability, drive and executes with urgency. Working knowledge of agile development methodologies preferred.

Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and automated testing will be considered a plus.

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 237857

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.

Disclaimer

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.

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Lumen is an enterprise technology platform that enables companies to capitalize on emerging applications and power the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). This revolution is redefining how we live and work, creating an unprecedented need for an advanced application delivery architecture—designed specifically to handle the complex and data-intensive workloads of next-gen technology and businesses.

 

We integrate network assets, cloud connectivity, security solutions and voice and collaboration tools into one platform that enables businesses to leverage their data and adopt next-generation technologies.

 

Lumen brings together the talent, experience, infrastructure and capabilities of CenturyLink, Level 3 and 25+ other technology companies to create a new kind of company—one designed specifically to address the dynamic data and application needs of the 4th Industrial Revolution.