CenturyLink Sr Network Security Engineer in St Paul, Minnesota
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.
This position is a senior role implementing Managed Security Services (MSS) in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment. The SOC function is to provide customers with constant monitoring, protection, prevention, and detection services as well as reporting and incident analysis based on events collected from multiple sources. This position will be responsible for providing the technical expertise to design and implement operational support for DDOS mitigation.
Knowledge of DDoS mitigation technologies – cloud, network, CPE – is desired. Arbor Networks / Radware expertise is a plus. Merging global operational support across on-net, off-net, and CPE-based products. Experience with multiple types of DDoS countermeasures (i.e. – vendor specific, flowspec, rate limiting, etc.) is desired.
Expertise with routers and switches (i.e. – Juniper, CISCO), BGP routing, VRF/MPLS routing, static routing, Router configs, network load balancers, network monitoring and analysis tools.
Troubleshooting skills of GRE, BGP, and Network/routers
RADb and Arin experience/knowledge
Experience with IPv4 and IPv6
Expert knowledge of Packet inspection, ports, and protocols
Excellent incident reporting skills are desired; forensics background is a plus. The ability to provide consulting, policy reviews, training, security audits and advisories, as well as support for malware/DDoS attacks, internal compromises, and other malicious events will be part of this skill set.
Implementation of Cloud based and CPE based DDoS services.
Participated in DDoS architecture projects
Sound Unix/Linux background
Any scripting knowledge would be desired
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Minnesota-St Paul
Requisition # : 191639
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