CenturyLink Information Security Engineer III - Federal in Fayetteville, North Carolina

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

In support of the Enterprise Machine Learning Analytics and Persistent Services (eMAPS) US Government Program, the Lead Information Security Engineer (Information Systems Security Officer) will provide systems engineering support related to the specification, design, development and analysis of communication systems to ensure ongoing security compliance; assesses security threats and implements systems security procedures in a classified operational environment.

Job Description

The Lead Information Security Engineer provides technical and program management support in Systems Engineering, Information System Security (InfoSec), and Operations Security (OpSec).


· Develop and implement strategic direction and planning for network services

· Technical and management support providing oversight and guidance

· Ad hoc analyses of technical and programmatic issues

· Network certification and accreditation (C&A) support

· Provide sustainment activities concerning security policies and practices

· User administration including access rights, passwords, and general application support

· Participate in contract activities related to operations security, Government cover, classification, and security office coordination

· Develop operations security (OpSec) and information systems security (InfoSec) requirements and procedures, and provide security guidance



· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Electronics, Software, or Networks, or a related technical or vocational education or equivalent experience


· CLEARANCE: Current TS/SCI eligibility at time of application; Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or Single Scope Background Investigation Periodic Review (SSBI-PR) within the last five years that was favorably adjudicated

· Have no break, greater than 24 months, in military service, Federal civilian employment, or access to classified information under the Industrial Security Program

· Must have extensive knowledge, familiarity, and work experience with Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security and Intelligence Community networks

· TRAVEL: Some local travel will be required; 5% CONUS travel


· Six or more years applicable work experience

· Previous experience and ability to relate technical issues to management and Government personnel

· IT experience in classified environments

Alternate Location: US-District of Columbia-Washington; US-Maryland-Linthicum; US-North Carolina-Fayetteville; US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 187716

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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