Lead Splunk Security Engineer

Company Name: CenturyLink

Location: LITTLETON, CO, US - 801200000


About CenturyLink

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

The Security products team is currently seeking a Lead Engineer with virtualization and monitoring tools experience to join the Security Products organization and build a SOC (Security Operations Center).  An engineer with a background in VMware, Splunk, enterprise monitoring, and compliance scanning is ideal.  Previous experience with federal compliance is a huge plus.



Job Description
  • In this role, you will be a key member of a team that builds a security operations center to protect from advanced security threats.
  • We are looking for a skilled, hands-on engineer with career interest in security to own the design, engineering, testing, and certification of a security operations center.
  • This engineer will be installing and configuring the infrastructure and tools of a security operations center.  The hypervisor will be VMware with Windows, RHEL, and Splunk.


  • An ideal candidate will have current, hands-on experience with VMware, Windows administration, and enterprise management systems.
  • Candidates with experience in virtualization, networking, firewalls, log management, enterprise management tools, and compliance tools are encouraged to apply.
  • 5+ years of progressively expanding responsibilities and experience in telecommunications, networking, technology management or security operations.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.


Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Littleton

Requisition #: 220850

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

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