CenturyLink SR LEAD NETWORK ENGINEER / CDN Support Systems 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.
Contributes to the overall strategic vision of the Content Delivery Network (CDN) organization to analyze requirements, design/test solutions and deploy into production. Recognized across the organization as a subject matter expert on CDN technologies and sought as a resource for resolution of unique or complex problems. Undertakes multiple highly complex CDN projects involving multiple disciplines and may require coordination across multiple business units. This position will specifically be focused on the engineering of platforms involved in the configuration, automation and data collection/analytics in support of the CDN serving network.
Position requires extensive knowledge in deploying revenue generating customer focused solutions in large scale networks to include a background in IP networking, security, virtualization and open source technologies
Strong understanding of Content Delivery Networks, Media acquisition/packaging/delivery and OTT concepts
Lead, define and manage initiatives and projects to develop new CDN solutions
Analyze Product and Architecture inputs to develop technical requirements to support design and development efforts
Develop solutions and test guidance to satisfy technical requirements that address management, scalability, performance and redundancy
Define, document and communicate standards for managing the production CDN network
Define, document and communicate up to date network designs representative of the production network
Ensure alignment of assigned projects with agreed upon Strategic Roadmaps and Target Architectures
Provide peer review on architecture and designs developed to support projects not directly assigned to ensure alignment with overall CDN direction
Engage in the forward looking planning and decision making process to ensure the CDN product is in a continuous improvement cycle to support the business strategy
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience
12 + years related experience
8 years with Master's
Protocols: BGP, OSPF, DNS, SNMP, HTTP, TCP, UDP, SSL
Software: Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, Splunk, Kafka, SALT, Puppet, NGINX, Varnish, LUA, Python, Jenkins, SQL, XML
Masters or Equivalent
Bachelors or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Oklahoma-Tulsa
Requisition # : 210191
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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