Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: LITTLETON, CO, US, 801200000

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

The hands-on Senior eShop/Blue Marble Platform Engineer will function as part of a team effort to create an Omni channel Ordering Experience for the Consumer Business Unit and Customers. The Engineer will be engaged in developing best-in-class strategy and solutions for the ESHOP stack, provide key capabilities for critical cross-organization programs, and prove out emerging technologies and DevOps best practices. The Engineer will architect the systems, software, and servers to keep the platform running. Will build automation and systems management tools that make it easier to scale the ordering platform and deliver cloud services. Will work on improving systems performance and reliability and work closely with our SAFE agile teams.

Job Description
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the functional and technical aspects of the platforms
  • Able to troubleshoot complex hardware and software defects with low supervision
  • Identify technical obstacles early and work to find creative solutions
  • Educate team members (including Scrum Masters and Product Owners) on capabilities and constraints of technology platforms
  • Review, analyze, and modify programming systems, including coding, testing, debugging and installing and define and maintain system/application configurations
  • Maintain records to document program development and revisions
  • Provide ongoing support through proactive monitoring of transactions and efficiency, drive improvements through data analytics
  • Evaluate all High Availability elements in ESHOP platform
  • Supervise pipeline management and branching/merging strategies
  • Act as the technical lead for medium sized projects (project size or number of projects will increase with level) and communicate technical info to peers, vendors and customers
  • Conduct design and implementation reviews to ensure compliance with standards
  • Estimate level of effort to meet acceptance criteria
  • Focus on continuous improvement practices as required to meet quality / time to market imperatives
  • Share best practices and improve processes within and across sprint teams, and mentor more junior team members


  • Typically 10+ years professional experience with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and experience and 8+ years with a Master's Degree.
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycles and software development
  • Operations Experience (ops or even devops work) with some experience in an Architect role
  • Strong people skills--Effective communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative and empowered environment
  • Self-starter, can-do attitude a must in a fast-moving business and technical environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills without assistance, time management and oral and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of SDLC methodologies, and experience applying them appropriately
  • Solid understanding of micro-service and cloud technologies, PAAS with experience designing, implementing and supporting applications in Kubernetes or Docker
  • CI/CD Knowledge (Jenkins, GoCD, Sonar, JUnit, Maven, Git - or equivalents of these)
  • Working knowledge of API interactions to database technologies including MongoDB or Datastax(Cassandra), Oracle, mySQL
  • Experience with UNIX system administration (ssh, shell, scripting, etc)
  • Experience with enterprise messaging with ActiveMQ, Tibco, Kafka and Big Data solutions
  • Experience with Splunk, Swagger API, Postman, Spring Boot
  • Workflow processing experience using Camunda


Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton

Requisition #: 214305

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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