Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies

  • USA

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Have you heard? Lumen is building, expanding, and investing in our global Edge Compute platform. We intend to accelerate the data lifecycle, boost app performance, and help drive our customers growth with low-latency, distributed compute.

To achieve our goal, we are building small agile teams that are responsible for delivering end to end capabilities that include innovating and building entirely new products and continued enhancement of the products we have already brought to the market. To enable these teams, we are bringing a diverse set of talent together and are seeking experienced software developers to add to these small agile teams. The software developer will work with the team to design, develop, implement, optimize, and maintain our solutions. The software developer will be responsible to educate on new initiatives and technologies that help to improve and enhance Lumen Edge Compute.

To be successful as a software developer, you will provide technical in the creation, delivery, and integration of cutting-edge cloud products and components in support of our Lumen Edge Compute products and services. In this role, you must be ready to engage in building a global platform at large scale using the best software development practices and staying current with industry trends.

The Main Responsibilities

This role is within the core infrastructure teams. These teams are responsible for providing the foundational infrastructure that Lumen Edge runs on as well as a consumable product for both internal and external customers. As a Lumen Edge Compute Software Developer, you will have a focus on building our orchestration technologies. The ideal candidate will meet many of the experience requirements defined below, specific experience developing an orchestrator is preferred. In Lumen Edge Compute, we not only build the cloud and bare metal our consumers use, but we also provide the infrastructure that supports our cloud and the entire platform.

Software Developer Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating within the small team and across the larger set of agile teams identifying optimal solutions for the bare metal product
  • Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure
  • Understanding the need of the feature and building the functionality
  • Automating and improving development and release processes
  • Designing, developing, and deploying modular systems
  • Testing and examining code written by others and analyzing the results
  • Regularly reviewing existing systems and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Interacting with internal consumers, providing support, and making design recommendations and decisions

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Degree in computer science, similar field, or direct equivalent professional experience
  • 8+ years relevant software development experience
  • Must be comfortable working a full technology stack (data, back-end, middleware, front-end)
  • Experience with network and/or compute orchestration is preferred
  • Experience with Java and/or Groovy is essential
  • Experience working with multiple API’s and orchestrating calls between entries
  • Experience writing Terraform providers is preferred
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) is preferred
  • Experience with Python, BASH or other to automate tasks across a large installation
  • Experience with Operating system automation and wide scale deployments
  • Experience with basic networking concepts
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 326038

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EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Salary Range Salary Min : 100440

Salary Max : 155000

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here.

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Salary Range Salary Min : 100440

Salary Max : 155000

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job’s location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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