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CenturyLink Lead Information Assurance Analyst in WORKS FROM HOME, Texas

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ 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 Sr. Information Assurance Analyst position is responsible to the operations manager for advanced network security tasks/processes in a complex, secure and challenging environment in support of a nationwide fiber-optic transport network and two geographically separated network operations centers.

Job Description

  • Understand the security posture and requirements of the overall network

  • Document and validate compliance with NIST 800-53 RMF security controls

  • Conduct vulnerability scans, review and analyze vulnerability scan results, work with engineers to resolve vulnerabilities, and track vulnerability resolution

  • Manage the configuration of a SIEM, review and analyze audit logs, respond to SIEM alerts, track alert status, and remediate the effects of unauthorized user activity

  • Manage a POA&M to ensure timely resolution of outstanding vulnerabilities

  • Complete month security reporting requirements in a timely manner is accordance with customer schedule

  • Implement and evaluate DoD SRG and STIG

  • Track and report overall status of government required training for all team member

  • Experience with IDS/IPS, ASA Firewall, HBSS, ISE, and Ciena optical equipment highly desired

  • Communicate status of security system, processes, ongoing malicious activity, and possible vulnerabilities with management and customers

  • Prepare and maintain security assessment and authorization documentation (SOP, SSP, MSSP, RAR, SCTM)

  • Maintain thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, determine controls applicable to the application, and document implementation in SCTM

  • Maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of IS including security event log review and analysis

  • Provide support to the ISSM for maintaining appropriate operation IA posture for programs


  • Candidate must be a US Citizen and hold an active Department of Defense TOP SECRET/SCI clearance to be considered for this position

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification or above required

  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security, Information Assurance (IA), or Cyber Security programs

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology field and three years experience or seven years applicable work experience desired.

  • Deep understanding of Information Assurance frameworks and Federal information security requirements (NIST: 800-37, 800-53 and 800-171, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework)

  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) highly desired

  • Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS) highly desired

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, collaboratively and customer service oriented


Bachelors or Equivalent in Information Systems or Other Technology

Alternate Location: US-Texas-San Antonio

Requisition # : 217306

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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