Lead Engineer - Lab Test Engineer

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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 news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Leads testing of networked devices in a lab environment on Access Network equipment.  Identifies appropriate hardware and software combinations necessary to accurately recreate field scenarios that capture device performance.  Runs test cases and troubleshoots test case failures to identify the root cause.  Is the Subject Matter Expert for the test area assigned to (i.e. Feature Functionality).  Work with the DUT vendor to identify proper architectures to make features and functions operate as designed and intended in requirements.  Run testing in the lab and present to the vendor and internal stakeholders on results and status.  Create and maintain test case and test plan documentation and results reporting.  This role also is responsible for designing test Automation solutions for the team and implementing them in the lab.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated high command for the skills and technology related to Access equipment (OSI model, Routing, ITU standards, RFCs, etc.)
  • Experience leading projects and being a subject matter expert
  • Well-versed in test lab operations
  • Skilled in troubleshooting
  • Able to design & Implement test cases and build test plans
  • Demonstrated responsibility for configuration and setting up test environments
  • History of troubleshooting defects to identify a root cause
  • Clear and concise communicator, written and verbal
  • Understanding of testing methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, and DevOps
  • Knowledge of basic scripting (Python preferred)
  • Atlassian Jira experience

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications, or related field required or equivalent work experience
  • MS in same fields preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5-8 years of experience in Computer Networking
  • 5-8 years of experience in Testing/Troubleshooting
  • CCNA, CCNP, CWNA, CWNP preferred

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 265564

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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.

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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.

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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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