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Intern - Software Developer - Data Scientist I - Summer 2020

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Intern - Software Developer - Data Scientist I - Summer 2020

Littleton, CO
  • Responsibilities

    CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world's best networking company by solving customers' increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.


    CenturyLink's internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study and career interest. Interns within the Strategic Planning and Transformation group will be part of an accelerated learning experience, to challenge skills learned in the classroom and develop new skills while working on active CenturyLink work projects. The Network Performance Tools and Analytics Development (NPTAD) team is responsible for developing innovative solutions that collect and analyze near real-time performance data across all CenturyLink networks. The NPTAD organization focuses on advancing the capabilities of CenturyLink's next-generation management infrastructure with a charter to enable customer self-service visibility to the performance of their networks and services. This internship will take place in Littleton, CO. In addition, interns will connect to our company culture through community outreach projects, engage with our employee resource groups and be able to develop their professional skills and business acumen through frequent exposure to senior leadership, cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking projects, and a network of mentors and fellow interns. Come Intern with us and create the beginnings of a career right for YOU!


    • Ability to utilize your current talents to innovate on strategic software development and data analytics initiatives that are critical to CenturyLink's overall IT transformation.
    • Focus on the development and deployment of complex applications to provide end to end performance monitoring of all CenturyLink network elements, networks and services.
    • Challenged to build innovative software solutions and will work closely with senior CenturyLink developers and architects to write/test/implement feature enhancements and process improvements within both new and existing applications.
    • Become a valued member of a dynamic and dedicated software development team working for a global communications and IT services leader.
  • Qualifications


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Classification: Junior, Senior or Graduate status by start of internship.
    • Pursing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an IT-related degree program such as CIS or Computer Science.
    • Currently enrolled at a 4-year accredited College or University.
    • 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of software development methodologies (including Agile/Scaled Agile), standards and coding best practices.
    • Experience with various development languages including but not limited to: Java, C , SQL, XML, Objective-C.
    • Experience with statistical modeling and data analytics analysis
    • Working knowledge of REST/SOAP web services.
    • Experience with various operating systems including Windows, UNIX and LINUX.
    • Previous internship/work experience within the IT field.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Strong sense of urgency towards meeting deadlines.
    • Highly motivated, organized, reliable and detail oriented.
    • Capable of multi-tasking efficiently.
    • Professional attitude.


    • Bachelors or Equivalent
    • Masters or Equivalent

    This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at


    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.


    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.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    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