Life at Level 3

Life at Level 3

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Life at Level 3 is exciting and challenging. We believe in a culture that encourages innovation and growth. Take ownership of your career. Join us.

You can Change the World

Many companies say they have the ability to change the world. At Level 3 Communications, we mean it. Connectivity is revolutionizing the world, and Level 3 is at the forefront. 

We run an expansive global network with more than 200,000 fiber miles across land and ocean. As part of the Internet backbone, our goal is to connect and protect the networked world. That’s why, when you become part of the Level 3 team, you can truly make a difference in how people live and work.

From Everyday to Extraordinary

Anything from your social posts, movies and television broadcasts to online banking likely came by way of our network to your Internet provider and then your mobile device or flat screen. Businesses, governments and healthcare organizations trust Level 3 to secure their data, empower their people and to enable network-critical services, which include life-saving platforms such as natural disaster monitoring and E-911 response.

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Global Benefits


We take pride in taking care of and investing in our global workforce. Based on the diverse and international nature of our employees, we offer competitive and market-based financial compensation.

Comprehensive benefits are tailored to employee needs in each country and community. They can include:

  • Health
  • Holiday and paid time off
  • Recognition rewards
  • Life and disability coverage 
  • Retirement plans and options

Level 3 Cares

We care about what you care about. That's why we offer employees paid time off to volunteer with organizations of their choice. Beyond nominal donations, we clean, paint, run, build and bake our way to a better community and world. Learn how.

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Level 3 Values

Our values drive how we treat our employees and how our employees treat each other. Learn more.

Your Place in Level 3's Story

We are a Fortune 500 company that spans six continents, but we have only the scratched the surface of our potential. Our story is far from finished. As we continue to grow, so can you.

  • Global Opportunities. Collaborate with top minds all over the world and gain exposure to a wide array of career paths. Access tools and initiatives that spur lifelong learning of in-demand skills.
  • Career Ownership. Whether you’re an experienced manager or just starting your career, we match your ambition stride for stride. We have development and mentor opportunities that include programs for emerging leaders, women, executives, new college graduates and more.
  • Access to the Next Big Thing. Have you heard of the "Internet of Things" or about free and open Internet? Level 3 is among the industry players. Your creativity, thoughts and ideas can affect the school of thought for these topics and future technological advances.

Recognition and Awards

  • Forbes Magazine: “America's Best Employers” – Telecommunications Services, Cable Supplier (2015)
  • Military Times: “Best for Vets: Employer”
    – Telecommunications (2015)
  • “Most Valued Employer for Military”
    – Finalist (2015)
  • Human Rights Campaign: “Corporate Equality Index” (2015)
  • Frost & Sullivan: “Excellence in Best Practices” (2015)

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    Cutting Edge Careers

“Level 3 consistently recognizes new trends in the industry and business and is at the forefront of capitalizing on innovation. Whether it's utilizing the latest in video or web-hosting tools for employees, or encouraging people to think outside the box, Level 3 has provided me with multiple avenues for growth into an emerging leader destined for greatness.”

Howard Payne
Principal Operations Engineer
Broomfield, Colorado

Equal Opportunity

Level 3 embraces and is committed to an environment of equal opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran/military status, present or past history of – Bridging the Gap Between Job Seekers with Disabilities and Employers Looking to Hire disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. Review your rights. As part of being an Affirmative Action /EEO employer, Level 3 Communications supports Pay Transparency.

Our company is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 1.877.333.6947 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.