IT Information Tech - PHP Engineer II in Nationwide at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/10/2024

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    Req #1379

Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!


PHP/Javascript Developer

Description - External

About the Role:

This position will be a part of the Network/Engineering Software Development team supporting Windstream Wholesale and Enterprise Business Units. In this role, you will help build custom functionality within the RCAD team’s QuickBase and our Change Management software environments, including automating manual processes, data transmission between systems, and designing custom GUIs as needed. You will support existing integrations as well as design and create new integrations based on the needs of the business.

Primary Location: Remote

What you will do:

Responsible for the development, deployment, and support of custom code integrations within a Quickbase & Azure DevOps environment

Design architecture for software applications including new apps, feature enhancements, and fresh solutions/integrations between apps, middleware servers, and external web services/applications

Participate in stakeholder engagement, identifying and clarifying development opportunities and use cases while serving as a vocal representative of the customer(s)

Manage and optimize advanced technical support for software applications utilizing native Quickbase development, JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, XML/JSON web services, API integration, and SQL

Perform server support and administration when needed to maintain Docker containers and automation schedules

Understand business processes, such as billing, ticket dispatching, project management and order management

Lead in documentation, communication, and collaboration across Confluence, Microsoft teams, and SharePoint, as necessary

Must Skills to Have:

Programming experience in JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, HTML and CSS, UNIX

Understanding of Docker Containers, Portainer, NGINX, and Linux Servers

Understanding of relational databases and database experience – SQL, Oracle, Big Data (Hadoop)

Experience with ADO or comparable ticketing / project management software

Experience with Confluence or comparable documentation platform

Experience with Microsoft products: Teams, SharePoint, Office

Familiar with Agile methodology and experience establishing project roadmaps in an agile framework and translating that roadmap into a hierarchy of issues (epics, features, stories, etc.)

Even Better:

Programming experience with Deno or SvelteKit

Clover ETL or comparable ETL Software experience

API experience (REST): GET, POST, DELETE, header manipulation

API testing with Postman or SoapUI

Experience with SFTP file transfers

Quickbase development experience

Quickbase Expert certification

Data Analytics – Tableau, Excel, Macros (VBA), Advanced Formulas

Experience with workflows and event triggered automations.

Troubleshooting/Debugging experience: Web services (XML, JSON, error codes)

Character Traits:

System thinking/design mindset with the ability to break down a complex process into individual components that all interact together

Can prioritize and manage workload from a varied network of stakeholders, comfortable with ambiguity

Attention to detail when architecting, deploying, and documenting solutions in a sustainable manner

Highly collaborative in nature, not afraid to challenge the status quo

Highly accountable for plan of action, can focus and engage in sustained efforts through project completion in an autonomous manner

Ability to stay organized while working and passionate about optimizing solutions to help others

Eagerness to mentor and teach others new techniques and ways to develop their technical skills

Qualifications - External

Qualifications - External

Minimum Requirements: 0-5 years of professional-level Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience The starting compensation range for this job is 76,000 to 84,000


Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group
  • AAPI - Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

Notice to Non-U.S. Citizens: Windstream, as a holder of licenses granted by the Federal Communications Commission, is required to notify and to obtain approval from federal regulatory agencies prior to granting certain system/network access to any non-U.S. citizen personnel. Offers of employment extended to non-U.S. citizens are contingent upon receiving the requisite approval from agencies overseeing compliance. Non-U.S. citizens are required to provide Windstream with the personal identifying information required to obtain the necessary approval prior to accessing certain systems and/or Windstream’s network. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please notify your recruiter or email as soon as possible for information on Windstream’s foreign personnel disclosure and approval requirements.


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