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Lumen Lead Software Engineer - US Remote in Helena, Montana

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will work as part of a system engineering team to drive business integrations designs and development in a Scaled Agile environment. As a vital member of the team, you will be working in a fast-paced agile environment and contributing to all software development phases from concept and design to testing.

Extensive unit/functional testing knowledge experience necessary to help improve both front end and back end processing quality. Knowledge of SOA and including principals of overall architecture, design, processes, functionality and technical components which include middleware integration and orchestration components. Extensive experience using Java, Kafka and has developed Restful resources that produce both xml/json. Experience with Eclipse RCP and Angular is helpful. High team spirit & attitude to get things done is a must. Strong email and verbal communications skills.

The Main Responsibilities

As a Lead Software Engineer at Lumen, you should be able to understand Business requirements and relate them to Design & Implementation from Jira stories. The successful candidate will be able to participate in design reviews and demos as part of implementation meetings. Independent in designing and developing complex systems, web services and integration with various end systems.

Some development aspects will include:

• Software engineering using modern software architecture and patterns including Circuit Breaker, Command and Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS), etc.

• Developing new RESTful Enterprise Services using the microservice design patterns

• Design and implement complex relational database schemas, tables, functions, procedures, and SQL queries using Oracle

• Tasks may include designing and coding programs and testing and documentation changes and enhancements.

• Analyzes programming requests for the purpose of assisting integrations with current applications.

• Tasks may include project implementation, researching and evaluating problems, and recommending and implementing decisions.

• Responsible for development of unit testing specs.

• Maintain and resolve issues in highly complex integration architecture.

• Support various testing cycles including integration, UAT & regression testing.

• Leverage CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins as part of the DevOps platforms to deliver code into test and production.

• Follow up with various end application owners to resolve issues.

• Performs production support activities including participation in rotation of on-call responsibilities with other dev team members.

• Provides status on assignment tasks/Daily Standup tasks

• Troubleshoot coding problems quickly and efficiently to ensure a productive workplace.

• Participates in Release Activities

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Good communicator who can translate business requires and gather necessary information from business owners

  • Good Design and Programming skills using a variety of technologies including Java, SpringBoot (Java) Cassandra, Kafka

  • Excellent unit/functional testing skills

  • Detailed Oriented, organized, accountable

  • Understands Software Development processes

  • Performs systems development activities

  • Performs production support activities

  • Provides status on assignment tasks/ report issues/ Daily Standup (Jira) stories

  • Participates in Release Activities

  • Delivers results for project and program deliverables.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience in IT and or Software development

  • Experience in LDAP, Azure AD, OAuth 2.0, JWT, Single Sign-on and other authentication methods

  • SpringBoot (Java)

  • Sql Server

  • Oracle Database

  • RESTful resource development

  • Front-end UI development using Angular 9+, HTML, JavaScript

  • Continuous Integration

  • Splunk

  • Source code management using Github

  • Docker

  • Kubernetes

  • Helm Charts

  • Comfortable working on a command line within Linux OS

  • Weblogic

  • Tomcat

Experience With:

  • Building docker images for custom projects

  • Building CI/CD pipelines to autonomously build and deploy code to remote dev/test/production environments.

  • Enterprise Services (Rest/Json)

  • Enterprise Platform Architectures using latest technologies (i.e. Cassandra/Hadoop etc)

  • Enterprise Integration

  • Enterprise Testing

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 257748

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.


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