Lumen Technologies, Inc
3 days ago


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, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Contributes to the evolution of the Lumen Content Delivery Network (CDN) platform by analyzing requirements, design/test solutions and ultimately deployment into production. Recognized across the organization as a developing subject matter expert on CDN technologies and sought as a resource for resolution of unique or complex problems. Undertakes multiple highly complex CDN projects which may require coordination across multiple business units. This position will be focused on the infrastructure, applications and support systems required to operate a large scale global CDN product


The Main Responsibilities

  • Position requires extensive knowledge in deploying and operating customer focused solutions in large scale networks to include a background in Open Source technologies, IP networking, Security and Virtualization
  • Strong understanding of Content Delivery Networks, Media acquisition/packaging/delivery and OTT concepts in support of both Live and VOD content
  • Experience in design and implementation of an environment supporting virtual machines and containers
  • Ability to be flexible in applying background as a Systems Engineer, Dev/Ops or Network Engineer in developing new features and solutions
  • Analyze Product and Architecture inputs to develop technical requirements to support design and development efforts
  • Develop solutions and test guidance to satisfy technical requirements that address automation, scalability, performance and redundancy in a CI/CD environment
  • Define, document and communicate standards for managing the production CDN network
  • Define, document and communicate up to date network designs representative of the production network
  • Ensure alignment of assigned projects with agreed upon Strategic Roadmaps and Target Architectures
  • Provide peer review on architecture and designs developed to support projects not directly assigned to ensure alignment with overall CDN direction
  • Engage in the forward-looking planning and decision-making process to ensure the CDN product is in a continuous improvement cycle to support the business strategy

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience
  • 8+ years related experience
  • Minimum 5 years working in a Unix/Linux based server environment with strong scripting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized and keep multiple priorities on target
  • Self-motivated with a consistent drive towards results
  • Protocols: Adaptive Streaming (DASH, HLS, HDS, Smooth), HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/UDP, BBR, DNS, BGP
  • Software: NGINX, Apache, LUA, Python, Jenkins, Jupyter, Kafka, Elasticsearch and Kubernetes


Requisition #: 260584

EEO Statement
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About the Company

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Lumen Technologies, Inc

Lumen is an enterprise technology platform that enables companies to capitalize on emerging applications and power the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). This revolution is redefining how we live and work, creating an unprecedented need for an advanced application delivery architecture—designed specifically to handle the complex and data-intensive workloads of next-gen technology and businesses.

We integrate network assets, cloud connectivity, security solutions and voice and collaboration tools into one platform that enables businesses to leverage their data and adopt next-generation technologies.

10,000 employees or more
Computer/IT Services