LEAD CLOUD SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Date: May 18, 2019

Location: WORKS FROM HOME, MO, US ATLANTA, GA, US, 30308-1206 ASHBURN, VA, US, 20147 DALLAS, TX, US, 752433780

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

The Lead Technology Cloud Engineer role is responsible for the implementation and support of cloud and managed application services. The Engineer filling this role will be a highly-skilled, application-oriented specialist who has experience in Cloud technologies and will provide support for product offerings in Cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, and similar technologies. They will need to have general working knowledge of IT systems and will provide leadership, mentoring, and technical guidance within their peer group. They will work in a global  cross-functional team environment which includes configuration, maintenance, and support on behalf of our clients..  The engineer in this role will work to improve the client experience through efficient and effective resolution of client changes, incidents, and requests to ensure an optimal customer experience along with supportability and profitability to the Company. This role will also drive adherence to corporate-defined global processes and initiatives within the team and champion these efforts within the organization.  This individual will model all aspects of our Vision, Mission and Unifying Principles and will inspire others in those ideals.

 

Job Description

  • Perform technical support for customers in public and private cloud environments.
  • Communicate with upper-management as well as customer technical resources, dynamically adjusting the message to the targeted audience.
  • Work in a cross-functional team that may consist of Systems Engineers, DBAs, Project Managers, Network and Security engineers, etc.
  • Provide detailed technical design and environment documentation.
  • Drive a passion for cloud technologies and platforms.  The ideal candidate must be able to talk to the advantages of cloud platforms for an organization.
  • Possess application knowledge of standard application platforms and application development lifecycle.
  • Continued learning of cloud platforms internally and externally as the competitive landscape grows and changes.
  • Deliver superior client service through professional, comprehensive, and timely communication for all client-related activities.

Qualifications

  • Experience with AWS, Azure or Google cloud service offerings preferred, certifications ideal
  • Ability to present and engage with customers to explain technical details to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Experience with configuration management systems and/or software lifecycle tools
  • General knowledge of middleware and application technologies such as J2EE Web Application platforms systems and databases (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle).
  • Experience with scripting, and automation tools (IE Ansible, Python, JSON, etc.)
  • Experience with software orchestration platforms (IE Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal, written, problem-solving and analytical skills

**This will be a remote position and can be located in any US city.  

Education

Alternate Location: US-Georgia-Atlanta; US-Missouri-Town And Country; US-Texas-Dallas; US-Virginia-Ashburn

Requisition #: 209932

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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