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Lumen TECH SUPPORT TECHNICIAN II- Works from Home in Topeka, Kansas

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.

Job Summary



Lumen is seeking upbeat customer service contact center representatives to assist current voice and high-speed internet customers with service-related issues including hardware and software configurations. All contacts are inbound and are technical support only, NO SALES REQUIREMENTS . Combined with your current computer skills, Lumen has a technical support training program for you to achieve success. This is a full-time, WORK-AT-HOME contact center position.

Working at Lumen you'll receive:

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Extensive training

  • Fully funded tuition assistance program (up to $5,200 per year available)!

  • 401k savings with company match

  • Fitness reimbursement (up to $25 per month)

  • Wellness Rewards (up to $600 self or $1200 per couple)

  • Survivor Benefit (6 months salary paid to surviving eligible family members)

Job Description

  • Works with customers to identify service-related needs and offers the most appropriate solutions providing world-class customer service.

  • Diagnoses and resolves basic network and modem functionality issues troubleshooting.

  • Walks customers through common phone hardware and software configurations to maximize service functionality.

  • Provides solutions and resolution resources for customer repair problems.

  • Interfaces with customers over the phone providing status updates and ensuring service has been restored.

  • Schedules a technician dispatch for on-site service calls when necessary.

  • Escalates appropriate technical issues to upper level technical support when needed.


This is a home-based position. You will need to provide internet access. You will need a home environment which is free from distractions which might interrupt calls. To be eligible you must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C.

  • Requires customer contact and the ability to effectively communicate over the phone with both internal and external customers.

  • Must be a consistently flexible, independent, self-motivated problem solver who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills when working with both internal and external customers.

  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime is required.

  • Ability to multi-task in a Microsoft Windows environment and utilize multiple programs for troubleshooting.

  • Experience with common internet software is preferred.

  • Preferred but not required: 6 months experience in technical support, help desk, and/or contact centers.


As a Work at Home employee, Lumen will supply you a laptop running Windows 10, second Monitor, Key board, Mouse, and USB headset. You must meet the following physical/logistical requirements for "at home" work in this position:

  • Must subscribe to High Speed Internet Service with minimum speed of 10 mbps (No VoIP service is allowed).

  • PC must be physically connected to modem/router using Ethernet cable (i.e. computer cannot be run on a wireless connection).

  • You are responsible for establishing a dedicated workplace in your home or work location.

  • The workplace must have adequate work surface and be free of background noise and distractions.

  • During assigned work hours you must make arrangements for childcare and ensure that pets or others cannot be heard by customers.

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 #: 261391

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.


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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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.

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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.