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CenturyLink Lead Software Developer in MONROE, Louisiana

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

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

  • Provides technical expertise in systems, technical infrastructure, tools, modeling, internal/external interfaces, and other technical areas.

  • Manage client expectations, establish credibility at all levels within the client and build problem-solving partnerships with the client, partners and colleagues.

  • Lead efforts to onboard new data, maintain relationships with data producers to ensure continuity of data.

  • This team is responsible for clean, comprehensive, consistent data to power accurate analytics and quality machine learning outcomes.


  • Significant experience working with and expertise in the Linux operating system.

  • Experience in working with one or more source control tools like GitHub.

  • Working knowledge of APIs such as SOAP and REST.

  • Operational experience with a diverse range of technology areas: APIs, APMs, storage (DAS, SAN, Object), virtualization and containers (Kubernetes, Docker), networking concepts and load balancing, infrastructure-as-code (Puppet, Saltstack, Ansible ).

  • Software design, development and scripting skills (Mandatory: Bash/shell, Python. Desirable: JavaScript, Java) and an understanding of CI/CD and test automation.

  • Understanding of service monitoring concepts and techniques, KPIs.

Preferred :

  • Advanced technical problem-solving skills.

  • PERL/Linux shell scripting/Regex experience would be highly preferable.

  • Extensive experience in architecting and building big data analytics systems, including dashboards and visualizations.

  • Experience designing and implementing performance improvements in systems that process through large data sets in real-time.

  • Experience with machine learning algorithms is a plus.

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 212497

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.