LEAD SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

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Date: Sep 27, 2017

Location: St Louis, MO, US, 63141

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.

 

We are in the process of selecting candidates to fill open positions in the combined company following CenturyLink’s acquisition of Level 3 Communications.  All qualified candidates who express interest by submitting an application to an open posting will be considered.  We welcome, and encourage, all application submissions while we continue our integration process.  But based on business needs, preference may be given to internal applicants from CenturyLink and Level 3.  As with all roles in the combined company, filling these roles is contingent upon the merger close.

Job Summary

Lead in the team effort to design, develop, code, test and debug new complex software or significant enhancements to existing complex software.  Lead review of input for documentation of new or existing software.  Apply existing and introduce new and approved technologies to develop solutions.  Lead others in the application of principles, theories and concepts and use of methodologies, tools, documentation processes and test procedures to complete projects.  May lead team to select and manage vendor.

Job Description

  • Works with the Technical Director, Technical Architect, App/Web Developer, Database Administrator, System Administrator, Project Management, Account Management and Creative to create best-in-class websites and applications, completing all requirements and meeting usability expectations
  • Develops and/or maintains a sustainable front-end framework and coordinates with other team members
  • Partners with Technology personnel to develop creative marketing technology solutions in support of meeting client expectations
  • Estimates timeline for assigned projects and ensures that work is completed with the estimate given
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of short- and long-term technology plans and related policies and procedures
  • Takes a lead role in establishing and implementing standards that will facilitate a quality IT infrastructure all clients
  • May translate business requirements into specific designs and/or participate in the design, evaluation and selection of IT solutions for software for a specific business process.

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Qualifications

  • Required Skills:

    •    5 years development experience

    •    5 years’ experience with a modern programming language like Java, C#, Node.js, GO, Python or similar

    •    2 years networking experience

    •    2 years agile experience

    •    2 years developing automation through Ansible or similar technologies

    •    2 years experience with concurrent programming techniques

     

    Desired Skills:

    •    2 years developing cloud architectures and infrastructure

    •    2 years functional programming experience

    •    Solid understanding of network protocols and experience configuring switches

    •    Advanced Linux admin and programming skills

    •    3 years TDD/Refactoring

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Missouri-St Louis

Requisition #: 157012

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

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.

Disclaimer

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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