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CenturyLink Senior Python Developer in ASHBURN, Virginia

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ 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 CenturyLink SLM team is looking for a Senior Software Developer that can help architect, build, automate, and overall improve our cybersecurity monitoring platform. Come work with us on a tight-knit, dynamic team that uses the latest cloud technologies and software development methods, but also knows how to have fun. If you enjoy working in close, mission-focused groups and care about the user's experience, we want you to join us.

Job Description

  • Works on an Agile Scrum team to design, develop, test, and support code for various system components

  • Builds unit tests, debugs integration issues, and deploys code

  • Reviews team members' code and provides constructive feedback

  • Writes documentation for project methodology and external teams

  • Works to create solutions that meet technical and business objectives

  • Prioritizes and handles multiple concurrent projects and efforts

  • Takes responsibility for successfully completing tasks


  • Familiarity using Agile and SCRUM software development methods

  • Strong software development experience with Python on Linux

  • Familiarity with AWS capabilities, components, and tools

  • Experience with data structure formats such as XML and JSON

  • Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git

  • An ability to have fun with a team that operates in a startup culture

  • Strong problem solving, time management, and oral/written communication skills

  • A desire to work in a highly collaborative and empowered environment

  • Strong initiative, self-motivation and drive

Highly qualified candidates may also have:

  • Background developing platforms focused on searching and indexing large data sets

  • Experience in cybersecurity engineering or directly building big data platforms

  • Experience using CICD and DevOps tools

  • Industry experience building and managing Docker containers

  • Understanding of REST APIs and Swagger

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Ashburn

Requisition # : 216731

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.


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.