CenturyLink Senior Web Application Developer in Broomfield, Colorado

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

We have an immediate need for a Senior Information Security Engineer in our Cybersecurity Infrastructure Support & Architecture (CISA) team. This position has a primary role of developer responsible for understanding and automating registration and management of remote access security tools. The selected candidate will initially support current web applications providing remote access and multifactor authentication services to gain an understanding of associated work flows, business processes & systems and use that knowledge to replace those systems with web application(s) developed with current technologies that improve the client experience and are more efficient. Applicants should be experienced analysts who have completed multiple projects that provided significant corporate value. While the primary purpose of this position is to provide application development and Information Technology (IT) engineering and support, the role is specialized to Security systems.

The selected candidate will be able to complete tasks assigned by a team leader or manager to implement desired strategies with some direct oversight. She/he will have good communications skills and some experience in presenting technical issues to a wide variety of audiences. The selected individual will be able to complete tasks working with multiple departments and business units. In addition, the candidate needs technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

Job Description

  • Gain an understanding of implemented remote access and multifactor authentication systems, processes, and workflows.

  • Partner with teams responsible for remote access architecture and product selection to document system requirements for consolidation and replacement.

  • Develop automation and web tools which support registration, assignment, and management functions for current and future CenturyLink enterprise remote access architectures and functions.

  • Analyze reported and discovered problems to design and develop solutions for remote access provisioning systems.

  • Occasional off-hours support for applications and systems.

  • Able to perform upgrades, patching, routine maintenance, and end-of-life replacement application components.

  • Develop, modify and follow associated corporate and workgroup processes applicable to the role (e.g. change and outage management).

  • Receptive to guidance and mentoring from peers and business partners.

  • Interface with trusted third parties, partners, and vendors to increase breadth of knowledge and support capabilities.


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 3 years of experience demonstrating application design, development and support as a tier 2-3 engineer.

  • 2 years full stack web development experience (Javascript, Angular, Spring, REST, PHP, HTML 5, CSS, Bootstrap…).

  • 2 years development experience interfacing with backend data bases (Oracle, SQL, MySQL, Postgres, …) and application systems.

  • 2 years Java, Python, PERL or similar development experience.

  • Familiar with RADIUS and TACACS protocols.

  • Logical and methodical approach to complex issues.

  • Experience working in an environment with large enterprise data centers and networks.

  • Strong work ethic, willing to take and act on provided direction, ability to work in a fast paced, team oriented environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Candidate must be willing to pursue, applicable professional/technical certifications, such as CISSP, CISM or CISA.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 1 year of containerization experience (e.g. Docker).

  • Linux system administration experience a plus.

  • Experience in generating and analyzing general system processing throughput, utilization, and capacity metrics.

  • System monitoring experience (e.g. Zabbix).

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Denver; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Kansas-Gardner; US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 198030

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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