Senior Information Security Engineer - Data Loss Prevention

CenturyLink   •  

New Century, KS

Industry: Information Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 44 days ago

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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.

Job Summary

Responsible for operating and maintaining security technologies in pursuit of an Active Defense program. This senior role will primarily complete day to day operations. This position will assist to engineer our future state DLP tools and systems and do advanced troubleshooting of Active Defense technologies. Senior engineers may train and mentor other members of the Active Defense team. This candidate must have base understanding ofoperating systems, networking, applications, and databases in addition to security specific technologies. Candidate should have familiarity with host and network security hardening, networking protocols, common intrusion techniques, and risk management concepts

Job Description

Daily work will require problem-solving skills related to Active Defense technologies. The engineer will respond to, remediate, and document operational and maintenance incidents not limited to alerts, tickets, emails, or phone calls. Feedback will be provided for the engineering and architectural consistency of Active Defense technologies and processes. Actively maintain all Active Defense related documentation, procedures, and processes for best in class operation. Contribute to security projects dedicated to improving Active Defense team and CenturyLink's security posture. Perform scans to identify and fingerprint data to be protected. Develop policies to monitor protected data while in-use (endpoint actions), in-motion (network traffic), and at-rest (data storage) with response rules to prevent leakage of protected data. Develop workflow for incident and alert generation for protected data policy infringement. Communicate with internal and external resources to ensure all polices meet compliance and security requirements for the customer. Troubleshoot issues that may arise from incomplete scans, scan related performance issues, agent related performance issues, email and network traffic related performance issues, create customer tickets and manage problems until closure. Perform system maintenance as necessary.

Designs, develops and recommends security systems solutions that will ensure proprietary/confidential data is protected and loss prevented. Provides technical services for the support of integrated data loss prevention security systems and solutions. Participates with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into processes and systems.

Technology Focus:

  • DLP – Data Loss Prevention – Cloud, On Prem, Office Products,
  • Symantec DLP Solutions
  • Microsoft DLP Solutions


  • 3-5 years of professional experience in network, information technology or security (preferred) relevant experience
  • Bachelor's Degree: Telecommunications, Computer Science, Engineering, Cybersecurity, related field or equivalent experience
  • Working technical knowledge of networks, applications, operating systems, databases, etc.
  • Communicate with internal and external resources to ensure all polices meet compliance and security requirements for the customer.
  • Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • General understanding of risk-based assessment methodologies
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in large enterprise or carrier data centers and/or networks
  • Certifications:
  • Network or Operating System certifications current or expired strongly desire.

Alternate Location:

US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Kansas-New Century; US-Minnesota-St Paul