CenturyLink SR LEAD SOFTWARE DEVELOPER in Littleton, Colorado

About CenturyLink

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

Provide technical direction in the creation, delivery and integration of multiple and moderately complex software solutions. 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. Establish the current and future use of practice, metrics and methodologies to determine current and future solutions. Explore and evaluate new and approved technologies. Consult on the application of existing and new, approved technologies to develop solutions. Ensure the process of creation and delivery of design and solution in accordance with architectural direction.

Job Description

  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver multiple projects to operational stability

  • Champion of the methodology by demonstrating ownership of all aspects of the development lifecycle

  • Support & ownership of all areas under their responsibility

  • Consistently show the ability to mentor others in the production of all artifacts

  • Able to influence the work of others in order to drive medium & large projects to successful completion through effective project management, customer interaction, and IT coordination

  • Able to effectively estimate the time it will take for themselves and others to perform tasks and are able to influence the team's work to be completed within those timeframes

  • Ability to mentor others in the business processes implemented in the team's applications in order to provide resolution to support problems

  • Effectively categorize support problems and respond with the appropriate level of urgency

  • Hands on with coding practices on multiple applications preferably mulitple functional areas using various technologies.

  • Ability to architect solutions for the business problem which maybe beyond their own applications

  • Ability to scale applications to meet the agreed upon business SLAs.

  • Collaborate and influence architects and operations team members to make the projects a success from inception to delivery

  • Adapts to continous change in our quest to get better everyday

  • Provide input to managers and project teams for effective capacity planning

Qualifications

  • Consulting Level Bachelor's degree with typically with 8+ years of experience.

  • 6+ years of experience with Master's Degree.

  • 7-10 + Years of proven experience in all aspects of production software development using Object-Oriented Programming, especially JEE frameworks

  • Ability to independently design, architect ,implement, deploy and support software platforms, as needed by the business

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Strong database and data modeling skills, UNIX and scripting experience, experience in test-driven development, API frameworks, maintenance and tuning of servers.

  • Telephony experience a plus

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton

Requisition # : 204267

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/

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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.