Sr Software Engineer (Remote) in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    7/10/2021

Job Description

Job ID:21001547

Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.

About the Role:

Responsible for meeting customer needs through application development, deployment and life-cycle management, specializing in microservice architecture utilizing DevOps methodology. Includes development initiatives, implementation, configuration and deployment of custom applications.  Additionally, this position will focus on developing, documenting and promoting development of applications using microservice architecture and DevOps methodology.  Including training and supporting other developers on both application development and CI/CD pipelines as they learn to write and deploy applications into our Kubernetes platform.  

Skills and Competencies:

This position calls for excellent competencies in a variety of areas, including:

  • Leadership and communication skills – to build and strengthen relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed individual, bringing a strong sense of focus and energy to work.
  • Leadership skills and execution focus to drive results through performance.
  • Experience with high availability architectures used to create “Always On” applications.
  • Strong technical knowledge of a wide range of development languages, frameworks, and methodologies, such as: C#/.NET/.NET core, Java, Springboot, Python and GoLang.
  • Experience with Docker and containerized application deployment
  • Experience with CI/CD Pipelines such as Azure DevOps or Jenkins
  • Experience deploying applications into Kubernetes platforms using kubectl and helm.
  • Web development technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Typescript, NodeJS, and AngularJS
  • database modeling / design in both SQL relational databases such as SQL Server, and non-relational such as MongoDB
  • SOAP/REST web services
  • Unit and integration testing with tools such as JUnit, NUnit, xUnit, Mocha
  • Modern version control systems such as GIT or Mercurial
  • Familiarity with application platforms such as Tomcat, JBoss, Wildfly, Weblogic and IIS
  • Familiarity with Database platforms such as MS SQL, Oracle, Postgressql, MySQL, MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with a Linux shell environment and accessing Linux systems remotely via SSH to run applications a plus.
  • Ability to diagnose problems occurring within a system or resulting through integration between systems.
  • Working knowledge of the Agile SCRUM development methodology 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Development and implementation of tools and utilities to support our Kubernetes platform.
  • Development of microservice application standards and guidelines.
  • Training, supporting and mentoring junior engineers.
  • Identifying issues within software systems and recommending solutions to others.
  • Work and manage multiple initiatives concurrently.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

College degree in a Technical or related field and 5-7 years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 9 years professional level related Technical experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.



EEO Statement: 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.  390166

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