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Sr IT Engineer in Greenville, SC at Windstream

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:19000332

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual with experience working on open source as well as commercial software systems. In this role you will be creating and new products and services using NFV and SDN technology. Also enhancing systems and services to run on next generation platforms. As a key member of the team you will be contributing to multiple projects taking them through all phases of the life cycle from concept and design phase to testing and implementation.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to adapt and change in a quest to get better every day.
  • Champion projects by owning all aspects of the solution from concept to implementation.
  • Effectively estimate level of effort, costs, and tasks needed for projects.
  • Ability to effectively manage and deliver solutions for multiple projects.
  • Able to positively influence others driving projects to successful completion.
  • Use best practices related to coding in multiple applications using a variety of technologies.
  • Provide feedback on business process to support applications and services.
  • Collaborate with peer organizations and operations team members making projects successful for all involved.
  • Aptitude to manage capacity providing input to management on forecasting capital and reducing expenses
Desired Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Architecture, Design, and Deployment of multi-tier applications.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with Linux administration
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Database administration
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Software development.
  • DevOps mentality and experience with automation technologies such as Ansible, Puppet, Maven, and Git.
  • Desire experience with Python, Perl, and Java.
  • API development experience with technologies such as SOAP, REST/JSON, and orchestration tools.
  • Experience with DNS.
  • Experience with LDAP, Radius, Tacacs, SSO, SAML, and Multifactor authentication.
  • Experience with Databases such as MySQL, InfluxDB, Druid, Sybase and NoSQL DBs (Cassandra, MongoDB).
  • Experience with Big Data applications such as Hadoop, Kafka, NiFi, Scoop, and Spark.
  • Virtualization and cloud technologies such as VMware, KVM, Openstack, and AWS.
  • Familiarity with Microservices, dynamic management, and container technologies (such as Docker, Kubernettes, and Rancher).
  • Participation in the Open Source community is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable of telecommunications and Service provider industry
  • Familiar with Agile, Scrum, and Jira.
  • Proficient in data center networking, BGP routing, and IPv4/6
  • Fortinet, Cisco, A10, Citrix, network device management experience
  • SNMP, IPFIX (Netflow), and SLA monitoring of the network
  • PCI audit and compliance experience
  • Self-starter with can do attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

College degree in a Technical or related field and 8+ years professional level experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 12+ years professional level related Technical experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience desired.

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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.