Python Software Developer I/II in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    10/10/2019

Job Description

Job ID:19003377

Job Summary:

Responsible for meeting internal customer needs through application development, deployment and life-cycle management, specializing in Windstream’s provisioning application. Includes development initiatives, implementation, configuration and deployment of custom applications and modified off-the-shelf applications, as well as developing integrations between Windstream's systems. This position will interact with other organizations within IT and the business, to provide proactive solutions to the business and drive business value.

Skills and Competencies:

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

•         Excellent communication skills.

•         Highly motivated and self-directed individual, bringing a strong sense of focus and energy to work.

•         Strong technical knowledge of a wide range of development languages, frameworks, and methodologies, such as:

o   1+ year experience with Python 2.7 development

o   Familiarity with REST API services

o   Experience working in a Unix terminal with some basic shell scripting

o   Knowledge of docker and Kubernetes is a plus

o   Unit and integration testing with tools such as Python Unittest

o   Distributed version control systems such as GIT

o   Support Gitlab to allow CI and CD

•         Business domain expertise in Telecom industry and/or BPM would be a plus.

•         Working knowledge of the Agile development methodologies, such as SCRUM or Kanban.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs moderately difficult software engineering tasks (dependent on project needs) such as requirements gathering, design documentation, development, testing and preparing for release.
  • Embraces DevOps philosophy by developing, supporting and maintaining products through the development lifecycle.
  • Works with business/customer to gather requirements and writes documentation. 
  • Participates in the design documentation process by authoring various components of project. 
  • Writes, debugs and modifies code for various software components. 
  • Writes automated test scripts, tests software and works with Quality Assurance to correct software bugs. 
  • Writes installation/setup/training documentation.
  • Participates in team design/code reviews. 
  • Writes management status reports. 
  • Provides accurate time estimations on tasks outlining the level of effort required for various projects. 
  • Based on project needs, interface with other groups within IT to review impact to those departments. 
  • Participates in team meetings to review status of projects.

Desired Experience:

•         At least 1-3 years of relevant experience, and/or a college degree.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:College degree in a Technical or a related field and 2-4 years professional level experience; or 6 years professional level related Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.

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EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.

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