LEAD QA ENGINEER

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CenturyLink
Agile, Automated, Broadband, Development, Ethernet, Genetic, GUI, HTTP, Linux, Management, Networking, Protocols, QA, Router, STP
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description




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.


 


The candidate will be working within an Agile development team and will be responsible for routing and switching automated test development for use in physical and SDN-NFV environments.  Devices under test include multiple open source software implementations as well as internal implementations. The candidate must have excellent problem solving and communication skills, and must be self-motivated.


Job Description


  • Implementation of automated tests for whitebox SOS switch/router
  • Implementation of automated tests for uBNG (Broadband Network Gateway)
  • Execution and verification of above tests for repeated test cycles
  • Test coverage in the areas of: 
    • Routing and Switching protocols (such as BGP, OSPF, ISIS, STP, LDP, PIM, RSVP-TE)
    • Linux OS
    • Packet forwarding
    • Managemement operations including CLI, netconf, GUI methods
    • Scale and stress tests



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Qualifications


  •  Minimum of 2 years experience with automated QA test implementation
  •  Minimum 2 years experience with test development in a Linux environment required
  •  Knowledge and understanding of networking technology including IP and Ethernet required
  •  Development experience withKnowledge and experience with management methods including 
  •  Yang, Netconf, ReST desirable
  •  Strong problem solving and communication skills required


Education


Bachelors or Equivalent



Masters or Equivalent



Alternate Location: US-Massachusetts-Framingham

Requisition # : 164915

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/ -

EEO-Statement

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, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, -protected statuses-).- We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

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.  

Department: Cloud & Networking (Product Development) Jobs


Company Information

The new CenturyLink, purpose-built to serve the connection needs of the networked world. CenturyLink understands the power of all that is digital. Life is powered by connections, and business is connections. Our extensive network reach, significant local presence, and innovative technology solutions combined with an experienced team of employees and relentless focus on the customer experience create a powerful choice for enterprise, government, and wholesale customers globally, and consumers nationally.
Dice Id : 10226217
Position Id : 164915-en_US

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