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Date: Oct 13, 2017

Location: Framingham, MA, US, 01701

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Summary

We are looking for highly motivated and talented individuals with experience testing Open Source software and familiarity with OpenStack.  In this role, you will join a team using leading-edge NFV and SDN technology and be responsible for ensuring the quality and performance of the product suite.

Job Description

  •            Writing and executing test scenarios
  •            Delivering clear status in a timely manner for testing areas
  •            Participate in the test planning and product planning processes
  •            Create test cases and maintain an understanding of the development process
  •            Write clear and accurate bug reports
  •            Development of test plans for PSB-OS-N and RackHD
  •            Implementation/automation of test plans for PSB-OS-N and RackHD
  •           Test coverage in the areas of:
    •  End-to-end system deployment, including target applications
    •  Negative testing
    •  Performance Testing
    •  Scale testing

NFVi Pod Provisioning - testing from initial NFVi pod power-on to operational OpenStack deployment; will be required to create, document and execute test cases, both positive and negative.  

PSB-OS-N Operations - covers all aspects of an operating NFVi pod - NFV provisioning and operation, failure mode testing (including hardware failures/replacement, wiring failure, impaired network connectivity, application failures)




  •  Bachelor's in CS/ECE or equivalent professional experience
  •  Solid knowledge of Red Hat/CentOS
  •  Familiarity with OpenStack
  •  Scripting skills in Python
  •  Networking technologies (L2 switching, L3 routing)
  •  Experience with hardware provisioning systems a plus
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Massachusetts-Framingham

Requisition #: 153707

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.


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Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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