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Monroe LA Full Time Posted: Friday, 12 January 2018
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CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is a premier network solutions provider and trusted partner to our customers. As part of our recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications, our portfolio has expanded. More customers. More network. More locations. More opportunities for you. With a global presence in 60 countries, service to more than 350 metro areas domestically, and more than 200,000 miles of fiber; CenturyLink is going places. At CenturyLink, we believe in growth and innovation, for our customers and our employees. Discover how CenturyLink can expand your potential and take your career to new places if you're looking to join a company that celebrates diversity and creativity, with industry-leading benefits and commitment to employee advancement. We're committed to bringing great talent to our team to help us change the world. One network connection at a time.

Job Summary

We are in the process of filling open positions for the combined company following CenturyLink's acquisition of Level 3 Communications. All qualified candidates who express interest by submitting an application to an open posting will be considered. However, based on business needs, preference may be given to internal applicants on certain positions. We still welcome, and encourage, all application submissions while we continue our integration process. Internal applicants are current, active CenturyLink employees, including Level 3 employees who have transitioned to CenturyLink as part of the acquisition.

Under minimal supervision, the Senior Software Developer will perform highly complex assignments in support of the company's contact center information processing needs by applying technical competency in information systems tools, techniques, and procedures. Apply system analysis and development techniques to assist business needs and provides complex project management or technical business knowledge to develop cost-effective and timely products. Direct project planning, organization, scheduling, implementation, and reporting activities or provide technical expertise to projects while developing competency in complex project management or technical knowledge of major business support areas.

Job Description

  • Define development and maintenance needs, plans and systems requirements through discussions with business partners and Applications Development management.
  • Design and develop systems to satisfy business partner requirements and adhere to departmental standards by performing structured reviews of program/system design, reviewing test plans for the system, performing and reviewing application systems programming and testing, and reviewing system test results with business partners and Applications Development personnel. Recommend appropriate project plan adjustments, and coordinate the final systems installation and ongoing maintenance activities required.
  • Provide for the timely and accurate resolution of business partner service requests, prompt replies to business partner or management inquiries, and regular feedback regarding application status opportunities and problems.
  • Remain abreast of industry software technology and software development and support techniques. Take a leadership role in the research of new technologies and new users for current technologies.
  • Participate in walk through of designs and programs. Provide appropriate feedback to ensure the technical quality of an application and provide solutions to design and program issues.
  • Profile expertise to department projects through cross-training, technical assistance, mentoring and project and technical consulting to applications development personnel.
  • Participate in internal applications development projects including improving the processing efficiency of applications and integrating development tools.
  • Resolve applications development and technical maintenance problems.
  • Participate in key roles of joint application design and process and data modeling.
  • Gain, maintain, and apply effective technical, functional and project management techniques.
  • Provide on-call support.
  • Design, develop, test, implement and maintain applications software.
  • Lead in the team effort to design, develop, code, test and debug new complex software or significant enhancements to existing complex software.
  • Lead review of input for documentation of new or existing software.
  • Apply existing and introduce new and approved technologies to develop solutions.
  • Lead others in the application of principles, theories and concepts and use of methodologies, tools, documentation processes and test procedures to complete projects.
  • May lead team to select and manage vendor.
  • Lead major business systems development by organizing and scheduling actives to ensure the most efficient use of resources including guiding business partner involvement with the development efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field or the equivalent in training and experience.
  • Minimum of 6+ years experience with relational databases and or web application development using Microsoft or Oracle platforms
  • Additional or concurrent experience analyzing, designing, refining, and maintaining information processing systems in a large or multiple applications environment.
  • Additional or concurrent experience which demonstrates familiarity with development life cycles and project management techniques or the equivalent in training and experience. Familiarity with project leadership techniques.
  • Experience using structured specification coding and documentation techniques.
  • Work experience with at least one major computer application.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to plan, organize, and coordinate, multiple project tasks to meet established deadlines and accommodate rapidly changing priorities.
  • Effective communications, interpersonal and analysis skills.
  • Project leadership knowledge and experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS/DTS packages, and Microsoft Reporting Services.
  • Experience with ASP.NET and C# .
  • Project Leadership Experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible professional level systems analysis experience.
  • Ability to coach junior level programmers.
  • Five years experience working in the telecommunications industry.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 163516

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Monroe LA, United States of America
1/12/2018 7:49:41 PM

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