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CenturyLink Lead AWS Cloud Engineer in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com 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 at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

CenturyLink's Global Network Technology and Security practice is looking for a Lead Voice Network Engineer to join their team.

Job Description

  • Primary focus: Candidate will serve as Amazon Web Services (AWS) subject matter expert, supporting engineering teams in AWS design, lab administration and automation scripting in support of CentruyLink voice platforms

  • Secondary focus: Participate with peer engineers to build deeper application awareness and utilize that knowledge to support development/deployment of new reporting technologies. (e.g. MicroStrategy, Splunk etc..)

Other responsibilities

  • Candidate will provide design, development, certification, deployment, support functions, performance analysis and problem-solving efforts for various hosted contact center platforms and other engineering initiatives.

  • Responsibilities will also include defining test plan requirements, supporting the execution of platform certifications and related proof of concepts as well as lifecycle management.

  • Candidate will develop technical documentation

  • Role requires significant interaction and collaboration with other engineering groups, Security, Planning, Operations, IT organizations, vendor development and support groups, as needed.

this role you will use the following skills:

  • Amazon Web Services architecture, administration, API Scripting

  • Experience with PowerShell and Unix/Linux scripting; additional utilities a plus

  • Experience with Ansible

  • Intermediate level knowledge of information security principles and standards such as FedRAMP, PCI, HIPAA, ISACA or similar

  • Strong Windows and Linux server administrative skills (Windows 2008-2012; CentOS 6 & 7; Redhat 7)

  • Strong analysis, documentation, and communication skills

  • Solid understanding of web application technologies (IIS, Apache)


  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science or a related field, or minimum 3 years technical experience in the IT industry

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or similar AWS certifications

  • Some level of sys admin experience with focus on scripting and tools such as Anisble/Puppet/Cheff, Python, PowerShell etc..

  • Excellent documentation/technical writing skills required

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of telecommunications, specifically with VoIP protocols such as SIP

  • Experience in large scale data mining and big data solution implementation

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

  • Industry experience with DevOps

  • ITIL certifications


Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Ohio-Dublin

Requisition # : 210241

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

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