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Senior Lead Software Engineer

CenturyLink, Inc Framingham, MA

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.


The candidate will be working within an Agile development team and will be responsible
for development of routing, switching and related Operating System services. Development
will combine multiple open source and third party software implementations as well as internal
implementation. The candidate must have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and
must be self-motivated.


1. Minimum of 5 years experience with network equipment development required
2. Minimum 5 years experience with development in a Linux environment required
3. Expert C language skills required
4. Knowledge and understanding of packet forwarding technology inluding Linux kernel desirable
5. Knowledge and understanding of network concepts including IP, Ethernet required
6. Experience with NFV development desirable
7. Development experience with management protocols and models including Yang, Netconf,
ReST desirable


Alternate Location: US-Massachusetts-Framingham; US-Washington-Bellevue

Requisition #: 119631

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

No Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Consulting, Software Engineer, Linux, Technology, Engineering

Job Details

Date Posted June 18, 2019
Date Closes July 18, 2019
Requisition 374578300
Located In Framingham, MA
SOC Category 00-0000.00