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Intern - Software Engineer - Summer 2023

Job Title: Intern - Software Engineer - Summer 2023

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

Lumen’s Internship Program is a path for career readiness in the 4th Industrial Revolution. 
Be a part of an internship program, driving human progress through technology. During a 10- week period our summer interns innovate and make an impact by transforming industries across the globe and changing the world one connection at a time. Our interns are presented with real business challenges and provide solutions that make a difference across all areas of the company, all while learning the skills needed to successfully navigate the modern workplace.
The Experience 
•   Innovate – to deliver solutions to real business problems 
•   Transform – your skills and knowledge through challenging work projects
•   Connect – to our company and culture creating valuable connections with your intern peers, work team and leaders across the organization.
•   Impact – through Community & Social Involvement – collaborate with our ERGs to give back and make an impact in the communities Lumen serves.

The Main Responsibilities

The role of Software Engineer will sit on the New Customer Flow team within our Strategic Planning and Transformation organization. The intern will work on specifically scoped issues needing analysis of identified factors. Completes individual tasks with direction:Delivers quality results 
  • Meets committed timelines 
  • Pairs with senior engineers 
  • Works and plays well with others (team fit)
  • Focus on continual improvement 

What We Look For in a Candidate

Education Requirements 
o   Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university, rising senior or master’s level education status at the start of the internship, graduating August 2023 – June 2024.
o   Major/Degree: In pursuit of degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, or similar technical degree field.

Work Setting
o   This position will be remote – work from home opportunity. 
o   Intern must be able to work 30-40 hours be week during the 10-week program (June 2 – August 11)
Proficiency and understanding of; 
o   Understand the requirements of each task and discuss the approach with more senior members of the team. 
Preferred Skills: 
   A working knowledge of Git
   Logical thinker
   Able to see past the written requirement to the intent 
Programing Languages: Javascript, CSS, HTML, Java (Java Spring Boot is a plus)
Professional Attributes
o   Strong drive for results and taking initiative
o   Ability to be resourceful and adaptable
o   Ability to collaborate and have agility while making effective decisions
o   Strong written and verbal communication skills
o   Ability to interact with business partners and drive the conversation.
o   Flexible and adapts well to change
Critical Skills needed to be successful:
o   Detailed oriented – able to clearly and accurately express technical details in an understandable format
o   Eager to learn – Technology is constantly changing, and having the drive to learn new technology and apply it is essential to success
o   Team Player – You’ll need to rely on other people to be complete the project, and need to work well with others
o   Problem-Solver – you will need to be able to analyze a situation and make recommendations for resolutions, sometimes these answers are not obvious

What to Expect Next

After completion and submission of your application, you will be asked to participate in a virtual video interview. This on demand interview will be a way for Lumen to learn more about you and your experience as it aligns to the internship position. A separate email invitation will be sent to you (check your spam) within 6 hours of application. For continued consideration in the summer internship program, please ensure you complete the video interview within 5 business days of application. Thank you!