CenturyLink Solutions Architect - Security - VA in Arlington, Virginia

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience working with various solutions in order to support the sales activity of our Account Executives. We are looking for someone who can clearly communicate their vision to our clients and generate clearly written SOW's to support sales activity. You will be working with VP and C-Level executives in large enterprise environments to identify gaps and recommend solutions to meet our client’s needs. You will be leading presentations both onsite and remotely.

Job Description

In this role, you will be supporting the sales team by participating in requirements gathering meetings both onsite and remotely. You will assess the clients environment to architect a compliant solution that meets and exceeds our client’s needs. You will need to clearly and effectively present the proposed solutions to the client both in person and in written scope of work and develop pricing models for service delivery.

We are looking for Security Architects that have a broad range of skills, we are considering all candidates with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Firewalls


  • Advanced Threat Protection

  • MDM, Mobile

  • Web Application Firewalls

  • Cloud Security

  • Identity Access / Access Control

  • Encryption (Rest & In Motion)

  • SEIM's

  • DLP


More Than 10 Years of experience and knowledge of:

  • Presales experience in security architecture and design techniques

  • Compliance Knowledge - HIPAA, SOX, PCI

  • Datacenter, Cloud and SOC experience

  • Security Certifications - CISSP, etc.

  • Superb communication and presentation skills

  • Broad Knowledge of Security Platforms

  • Write Clear and Effective SOW's

  • Travel to client sites in support of Account Executives required

  • Willingness to adapt and learn new technologies

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Arlington; US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 200722

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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