CenturyLink SR LEAD IT SYSTEMS ENGINEER in Bellevue, Washington

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.

The Century Link Cloud Compute/Storage Stability team is seeking customer focused, detail oriented engineers that enjoy solving problems and have backgrounds from a variety of different fields. If you have experience managing full application stacks from the system (Linux or Windows), VMWare visualization systems, manging hardware platforms, and working closely with remote hands in data center scenarios weíd like to talk with you!

You will be surrounded by people that are smart, passionate about cloud computing and who know that the job doesnít end when the clock reads five. We believe that world class support is critical to customer success. Creating the best customer experience is at the root of all that we do.† Your role will allow you to provide personalized service to our customer base. Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:

Own and resolve hardware related issues on multiple compute and storage hardware platforms.

Use strong grammatical, verbal, and written communication skills

Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our stability needs.

Experience working within the software development or Internet industries

Challenge and lead the charge to stabilize and optimize the environment

Drive process improvements within the team and the larger organization as a whole

Develop tools and automation for your team and others using modern coding platforms and techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing full application stacks from the OS up through custom applications.

Demonstrated expertise in systems administration (Linux/Window)

Proven expertise in virtualization (VMWare preferred)

Familiarity with 1+ languages like PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript, Java, C#, Go or Python

Experience on an agile team using version control (GitHub, TFS), pair-programming, TDD, and code reviews

Experience with multiple data center class hardware platforms


Alternate Location: US-Washington-Bellevue

Requisition # : 140036

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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