CenturyLink Sr Lead IT Engineer in Town And Country, Missouri
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.
Run and maintain a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, across multiple data centers, involving hundreds of machines
Move and interact with purchase and cost savings within the AWS environment
AWS Billing and Cost Management
Consolidated billing, AWS Cost and Usage reports
Participate in all phases of the development of a large distributed system; providing hardware, manageability, operability and performance perspectives on all aspects of the system
Invent bold and radical new approaches to automate maintenance tasks, reporting systems, system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools
Delve into a customer issue, or investigate why a metric is trending the wrong way, turning customers into raving fans.
Configure new machines and perform various system maintenance tasks
Design and execute production acceptance tests and new hardware evaluations including producing, maintaining, and evolving capacity plans for various components, refining hardware requirements and selected designs, balancing raw up-front dollar cost with operability and TCO
Deep understanding of scalable computing systems
Deep understanding of AWS Billing and Cost Management
Good working knowledge/experience on highly distributed virtual environment, networking, s/w build and deployment process
Strong ownership, urgency, and drive to launch services
Experience operating large scale systems
A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, preferably including hands-on experience with load balancers, switches, routers, etc.
Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and finance in large complex organizations
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Ten plus years related experience
Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Town And Country
Requisition # : 141824
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