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Company: Lumen
Location: Littleton, CO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Telecommunications, Broadcasting


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 Lumens 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 Technologies has an immediate need for a Lead Information Security Engineer who can help design, engineer, build, deploy, and support infrastructure solutions that expand visibility for searching out and identifying cyber threats. 


The person selected will complete tasks to implement desired strategies assigned by a team leader or manager with some oversight. She/he will have good communications skills and some experience in presenting technical issues to a wide variety of audiences. In addition, the candidate needs technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies.


The Main Responsibilities
  • Investigate, engineer, deploy, troubleshoot, & support technologies to monitor network and host systems for cyber threats and alert incident response.
  • Collaborate with other Lumen organizations and teams for support in meeting team goals (e.g. system deployment).
  • Perform system and application administration for Corporate Security infrastructure to ensure availability, capability, and stability required to support incident response functions. 
  • Perform system and application tuning for maximum effectiveness and minimizing false notifications.
  • Automation of work functions and capabilities.
  • Assist with management of vendors for meeting Lumen needs and improving capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain metrics that show value and improvement for technologies and processes.
  • Create and analyze utilization statistics of systems to identify causes for system degradations as well as recommend required system enhancements for business case and budget approval.
  • Perform upgrading, patching, hardening, user access permissions, and routine maintenance of Security infrastructure systems.
  • Develop and support tools and programs for other Information Security teams.
  • Develop / modify and follow associated corporate and workgroup processes applicable to the role (e.g. change and outage management).


What We Look For in a Candidate


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of relevant security & computing system administration, virtualization, configuration, and support experience of Linux systems.
  • 5 years of network design, support, and troubleshooting (router, firewall, switch, TAP, …) experience.
  • Excellent understanding of common computing platforms, including Windows, Linux, and vendor specific appliances.
  • Experience in analyzing general system processing throughput, utilization, and capacity.
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated self-starter, ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidate must possess, or be willing to pursue, applicable professional/technical certifications, such as CISSP.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Application and/or scripting development experience
  • Familiar with Atlassian Confluence use and support
  • Familiar with Ansible Open Source Automation
  • Experience with large enterprise data centers and/or networks.
What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 232913

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.

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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