Lead Software Engineer

at Lumen in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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

We are currently seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join the Lumen Enterprise team. In this role, you will be a key member of a high-performing?software development?team that builds and maintains mission-critical business process workflow and?order management systems. We are looking for a skilled, hands-on full-stack software engineer with a proven ability to deliver high-quality software results in a?collaborative, team-oriented, fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be able to understand business requirements and relate them to the design and implementation of technical user stories. They will be able to participate in design reviews and demos as a member of a scrum team. They will be able to operate both within a multi-location, global team and independently to design and develop complex?software systems,?web services?and?integrations?between various related systems. We are seeking a strong team-player with a positive, resilient attitude who enjoys working with other talented software professionals to deliver valuable results to our stakeholder community.

The Main Responsibilities

Advanced?software engineering?using modern software languages and architecture patterns

Developing new enterprise?web services?in?REST?using the latest patterns

Maintaining and?resolving issues?in a highly complex?integration architecture

Supporting various testing cycles including?unit testing, integration, UAT &?regression testing

Leveraging CI/CD pipelines as part of?DevOps?platforms to deliver code into test and production

Performing development-tier?production support?and software release activities within a team rotation

Mentoring others in various technical areas, including business processes implemented in the team’s applications and the creation and delivery of designs and solutions in accordance with architectural direction.

Engagement in all aspects of the?software development life cycle, including requirements review, design, coding, code reviews, testing, deployment, and warranty support.

Leading others in the application of principles, theories, concepts and use of?software methodologies, tools, documentation processes, security protocols, and test procedures to successfully deliver projects.?

Contributing to design and architecture solutions for telecommunication workflow and?order management systems.? Assist with evaluation of future state technologies.

Working with Software Analysts, Scrum Masters/Team Coaches, QA Analysts, Product Owners, and other cross-functional resources to define and deliver business impacting projects.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Software engineering?experience using?Java/J2EE,?JavaScript,?.Net/C#, etc.

Experience with?integration technologies?including SOAP,?RESTful Web Services, micro-services,?Swagger,?Spring Boot, Spring,?SQL, SOAP Services,?REST?Services, GIT, Maven.

Software development?experience with business process management workflow and?order management systems

Understanding of?enterprise databases?including?Oracle?and Cassandra

Experience with?data structuring standards?including?XML?and?JSON

Proficient in complex front-end?UI development?using?Angular,?CSS,?Bootstrap,?TypeScript

Knowledge of?code versioning tools?such as Git and?GitHub

Automation tools?including Maven /?Jenkins

Experience with?Agile?and SCRUM?software development?methodology lifecycles

Strong?problem-solving skills,?time management, and oral and?written communication skills

Demonstrated history of?software development?roles with expanding responsibilities and corresponding successful deliveries over time

6+ years professional experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent education and experience. ?

8+ years with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent education and experience.

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 261741

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Job Posting: JC193529406

Posted On: Sep 29, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021