Lumen Senior Lead Network Engineer - Work from Home in Columbia, South Carolina
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 news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.
The Senior Network _Data Engineer empowers the Data team to achieve its primary objectives: ingesting, mastering and exposing real-time, event-driven data streams pertaining to the analytics, more specifically network analytics for the initial focus. The ideal candidate will exhibit passion for continuous improvement and a dedicated focus on enabling our customers to achieve their goals and make data driven decisions.
The Main Responsibilities
Prioritize and execute rapid raw data collection from source systems, target and implement efficient storage of, and employ fast and reliable access patterns
Strong focus on innovation and enablement, contribute to designs to implement new ideas which improve an existing and new system/process/service
Understand and apply new industry perspectives to our existing business and data model and review existing designs and processes to highlight more efficient ways to complete existing workload more effectively through industry perspectives
Collaborate with technical teams and utilize system expertise to deliver technical solutions while continuously learning and teaching others the existing and new technologies
Development of others through mentoring or in-house workshops and learning sessions
Maintain knowledge of existing technology documents, write basic documentation on how technology works, create clear documentation for new code and systems
Document systems designs, presentations, and business requirements for consumption and consideration at the manager level
Provide a significant collaborative role in long-term department planning, with focus on initiatives achieving data empowerment, operational efficiency and sustainability
Monitor and evaluate overall strategic data infrastructure, track system efficiency and reliability, identify and recommend efficiency improvements and mitigate operational vulnerabilities
Drive team practices and procedures to achieve repeatable success and defined expectation of services
Independent and continuing study of evolving technology
What We Look For in a Candidate
5+ years of experience developing software in a professional environment (preferably network services)
5 years of hands on Data Driven Enterprise Application development, preferable in telecom industry
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline.
Proficiency in at least one programming language (Java, C# or Python) and willingness to learn and adopt new languages as necessary
Understands WAN, switch, router configurations and networks in general
Understanding of system protocols, how systems operate and data flows
Up-to-date on current and emerging technology tools and their benefits
Ability to independently develop a full software stack, understand the building blocks, interactions, dependencies, and tools required to complete software and automation
Good sense of user interaction and usability design to provide an intuitive, seamless end user experience.
Excellent communications skills and the ability to work with subject matter experts to extract critical business concepts.
Ability to work and potentially lead in an Agile methodology environment.
Foundational knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance
Data Analytics and Data Science experience will be a plus
What to Expect Next
Requisition #: 248808
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