Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: BROOMFIELD, CO, US, 80021 ST LOUIS, MO, US, 63141 DENVER, CO, US, 80203


About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.


Job Summary

This senior level role is responsible for leading the planning, development, execution, and reporting of tests for complex systems and equipment. The individual will collaborate with various teams across IT to identify the impacts of test requirements and improve the overall quality of the final deliverables. As a subject matter expert (SME), this person will possess strong communication skills and will be expected to partner with business and technical groups in order to anticipate the effects of testing and bring timely resolution to critical issues. As a mentor to the team, this person will provide expert advice and direction, will coordinate and drive continual process improvement, and provide input to management for annual performance reviews. This person will also provide industry knowledge regarding test strategy development, test R&D activities, and technical support.

Job Description

  • The candidate will be leading a small Agile SQA Automation development team
  • The candidate will create and review comprehensive black and white box test plans
  • The candidate will document, design, and implement automated tests and automated test verification using Robot
  • The candidate will be working within an Agile development team that develops a software applicance to orchestrate network elements.
  • The candidate must have excellent problem solving, and communication skills, and must be self-motivated.
  •  Software under test includes a Network Service Orchestration system that configures and monitors multiple commercial, open source, and internally developed network elements


  • Minimum 2 years experience in a lead SQA role
  • Minimum 5 years experience with automated QA test implementation and results verification
  • Minimum 5 years experience with automated test development in a Linux environment required
  • Minimum 5 years experience with automated test development in a web (REST, and HTML) environment
  • Minimum 5 years experience with linux tools and automated test tools (ansible, expect, bash, selenium, ...)
  • Minimum 2 years experience with Robot and Python test automation 
  • Experience developing test plans and acceptance criteria
  • Development experience with knowledge and experience of management methods including Yang, Netconf, ReST
  • Development experience with automation tools and automated test tools including but not limited to selenium, expect, bash, python    
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills required
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience with typically 10+ years related experience, or 8+ years related experience with Masters degree.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Massachusetts-Framingham

Requisition #: 204996

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

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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