Lead Engineer

CenturyLink   •  

Denver, CO

Industry: Telecommunications


Not Specified years

Posted 45 days ago

    • The Lead Engineer will work in a challenging, hands-on environment supporting both the requirements, design, development, implementation and repair of US Government telecommunications infrastructure.
    • Candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work in a consultative manner with others, i.e. establish rapport, interview/fact-find, define requirements, present options/recommend solutions, follow-up, and customer focused behavior.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in network engineering and engineering disciplines. Specific technical and process knowledge of delivering rigorously engineered enterprise systems. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Juniper router, switch, firewall, and IPS
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco router, switch, firewall, and IPS
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Advanced IPSEC networking implementations and troubleshooting
    • Act as technical lead on new security system initiatives or countermeasures.
    • Proven ability to work in a dynamic team environment with changing requirements and competing priorities
    • Ability to work cross-functionally with engineers, project managers, technicians, and customers
    • Installs, documents, and manages network and security systems, configurations, and tests/verifies processes to ensure standard and secure implementation and use of systems, tools, and processes.
    • Provides architectural and procedural input for installation of new systems as well as modifications to current configurations.
    • Test and Analyze security and network software/system tools.
    • Generate and Test MOPs for Network Operations.
    • Evaluate emerging security products and implementations developed by outside vendors.
    •  Knowledge of configuration management documentation requirements for software & systems integration
    • Working knowledge of and experience with Linux/Unix operating environments
    • Understanding of NIST & CNSSI 1253 security hardening & documentation requirements for Linux/UNIX & Network enterprise systems
    • Assess proposed solutions in a system of systems environment to include the impact on network and application layer efficiencies
    • Assist in laboratory demonstrations and evaluations 
    • Thorough understanding of virtualization and virtual networking (VMware). 
    • Ability to diagram and create Visio Diagrams of Network/System Architecture
    • Customize security system software/hardware based on research and customer needs as appropriate.
    • Remotely troubleshoot and repair networksecurity tools/processes.
    • Hands-on Tier 3&4 support; ability to work cross-functionally with engineers, project managers, technicians, and customers
    • Customer interface
      • Scheduling
      • Provisioning
      • Testing
      • Trouble Shooting (Tier 3&4)
    • Experience with Remedy, Monitoring, and project task tracking tools (i.e. SolarWinds/Nagios)
    • Provide after-hours support on an on-call basis, as required

    A Bachelor’s Degree and/or Advanced degree in a technical discipline or 7-10 years’ experience in the communications, network, and/or cybersecurity fields
  • Experience with Linux (Redhat, CentOS) at the command line Familiarity with IPTables, PF Firewall
  • Experience with Shell scripting, Perl or Python experience.
  • Knowledge of NetFlow
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security/Malware analytics
  • NIST & CNSSI 1253 Accreditation/Compliance