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Senior Lead DevOps Engineer

Broomfield, CO, USA | Lumen Technologies

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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The Sr Lead DevOps Engineer understands the software development lifecycle (from coding to support) and has the understanding of various automation tools for developing digital pipelines.  This role will shape how Lumen combines the latest technologies and services to automate all aspects of software deployment and instance lifecycle management. He/She is passionate about software automation and quality is always a priority.  This role will collaborate with key stakeholders across the organization including but not limited to executive leadership, product owners, developers, and testers to plan, develop, and implement solutions to optimize and automate business and technical processes.  This role will have responsibility for translating product vision and turning requirements into reality.  

The Main Responsibilities

Apply a thorough understanding of deploying and managing application lifecycles to interpret customer business needs and processes.

Making data driven decisions to improve resilience, and service quality 

Work with the development team to improve the system architecture.

Supportive and collaborative management ability in a team environment, as well as proven customer-facing management skills

Proven experience with CI/CD tools, such as Jira and Confluence

Detailed, hands-on experience with public cloud resources and services such as AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud

Knowledge on how to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a test and product environments

Ability to identify, assess and integrate various open source technologies and cloud services

Analyse current technology utilized within the company and develop steps and processes to improve and expand upon them

Work under agile principles.

Assist other DevOps engineers in creating practical demonstrations of proposed solutions and demonstrating them to other members of the team

Mentor and train other DevOps engineers and seek to continually improve processes 

Participate in internal meeting to review solution, all dependencies, actions and timelines.

Collaborate with other developers, testers, and system engineers to ensure quality product enhancements.

All other duties as assigned.

What We Look For in a Candidate

5 years overall professional software development experience.

3 years of scripting language development experience (BASH).

Familiar with all aspects of MV* frameworks.

Advanced Linux admin and programming skills.

Familiar with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques.

Experience with API integration and Micro Services and Containers

Experience deploying and managing production systems on a cloud infrastructure

Detailed understanding of networking at all layers.

Experience with good engineering practices (test driven development, continuous integration: Jenkins)

In-depth knowledge of cloud and virtualization technologies like Amazon Web

Familiar with concepts related to continuous integration and continuous deployment.

Experience with Powershell or Dotnet pipelines valuate but not required

Experience with Nuget welcomed

Strong communication and collaboration skills

Value-Led Accountability

Customer-Focused Agility

Empowered Teams

Highly Technical, Consultative SME



Complex Reasoning



Customer Centricity

Intellectual Curiosity

Open Communication


Realistic Thinking


Risk Taking

Sense of Purpose

Socioemotional Intelligence

Team Orientation

Trust & Transparency 

Agile Portfolio Management

Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years of experience or Master’s Degree with 8+ years experience

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