Carrier Relations Specialist - Washington, DC, Denver, CO, or Chicago, IL


Cogent Communications is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet transport, and Colocation services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 190 globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. Cogent offers a competitive salary, full benefits package that takes effect within 30 days of employment, matching 401k and stock options.

Role Overview:

Cogent Off-net opportunities, like our network, span the globe and require specialists to keep the big picture in focus. As a Carrier Relations Specialist at Cogent, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary opportunities in a high paced environment. You provide and plan requirements as operational support to the Cogent sales organization and usher opportunities through the entire pre-sale lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to stakeholders. Your work often spans offices, time zones and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the players coordinated on the opportunity progress and deadlines.

As a Carrier Relations Specialist you will work closely with your team and last mile counterparts to develop and execute strategies that will enable the expansion of Cogent’s Off-Net sales through close partnership. By drawing on a broad set of technical and business experiences, you will establish cross-functional requirements, develop fulfillment strategies, manage quoting and contracting activities, and manage our partners to fulfill various efforts related to deploying last mile loops. Your pre-sale leadership across many functional domains will culminate in the completion of increased sales revenue that will be delivered on-time, within budget and at required technical specifications.



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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.