Service Delivery Disconnect Coordinator – Washington, DC


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 219 markets located in North America and Europe. 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. A competitive base salary and a full benefits package including; Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off (PTO), Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Holidays, Parental Leave, 401(k) plan with employer match, stock options, and an Employee Assistance Program. Most benefits take effect within 30 days of employment, and some require a waiting period.


  • Serve as primary point of contact, on behalf of Cogent, for disconnection of Ethernet (fiber and/or copper) circuits initially installed through a 3rd party LEC/CLEC. Provide customer communications whenever equipment recovery activities are required.
  • Place orders with LECs/CLECs for local access services to disconnect circuits from the Cogent network - primarily Ethernet local access (10mb, 100mb, fractional gig, full gig). Track order milestones and resolve issues as necessary to manage disconnect order to completion.
  • Coordinate internal Cogent departments such as Billing, Termination, and Customer Support to ensure completion takes place in a timely fashion without interrupting active services.


  • Familiarity with LEC/CLEC ASR ordering processes for ordering fiber based Ethernet services
  • A working knowledge and understanding of principles of Internet networking at Layer 2 and Layer 3, such as IP addressing, BGP, VLAN/EVC provision, etc. Actual engineering and equipment configuration is not required.
  • Working knowledge of CRM / Order / Ticket Management tools
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of interconnect procedures in carrier neutral data centers, including LOA/CFA issuance, cable ordering procedures, troubleshooting processes
  • Excellent written and oral customer communication skills. Ability to adapt and respond to various/unique implementation situations and resolve issues that arise.

COVID-19 Policy:

Cogent has adopted a mandatory vaccination and booster policy which requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster shots when eligible) against COVID-19. Prior to beginning employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or apply for and receive an accommodation to be exempt from the policy.

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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.