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Lumen Lead Security Architect - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Security Architect, to join the Global Security organization.

In this role, you will Closely collaborate with architects and engineers who build security products to protect the enterprise, government, and consumer customers from advanced security threats – while maximizing our competitiveness in the market. We are looking for a skilled security expert with broad and deep understanding of technical concepts, experience in design of customer facing products and motivation to own the development of best security solutions.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Develop Managed Security Services infrastructure architecture and drive the implementation through collaboration with the Product, Sales, Engineering and Operations organizations to implement future architectures.

  • Keep up to date on Cyber policy and legislation matters and provide Global Security's position on such matters.

  • Develops and maintains the company’s architecture roadmap for the Cyber Security segment.

  • Plans and develops multivendor network, compute, virtualization and security systems and drives the implementation through engineering, test, and operations handoff. Lead architectural approval, project coordination and security certification processes.

  • Responsible for generating high quality technical documentation and configuration guides to support architecture and solution designs, with the ability to articulate and convey concepts and details to all levels of recipients.

  • Technical and policy resource to the LUMEN Federal Sales team relating to product opportunities, customer dialogue opportunities, and cyber capability discussions.

  • Collect feedback from Federal Sales team on Managed Security capabilities and provide such feedback to Global Security management and Product organization.

  • Develops partnerships with key equipment suppliers. Provides requirements, guidance, and vision to the vendor community to meet current and future architectural targets.

  • Recognized as a subject matter expert within and outside of the Company.

  • Responsible for technology selection process to include requirements consolidation into RFI/RFP/RFQ, technology recommendation, Proof-of-Concept testing/Prototyping and Technology Selection.

  • As a technical advisor, support customer solution designs and meetings to provide subject matter expertise when in-depth technical material is needed or to present the future-looking architecture roadmap.

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a technical role, including 3+ years in a key security services architectural design / vision-development role

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent experience

  • Experience in architecting the service provider-grade security infrastructure – with specific focus on Data Center network and compute infrastructure, traffic load-balancing, virtualization, data analytics, event log management, threat detection/prevention and asset intelligence systems

  • Experience with laying out the framework that allows for SOC task automation and generating designs that can be automated by SOC automation developer

  • Proficient with security tools and concepts such as firewalls, vulnerability scanning and management, multi-factor authentication, intrusion detection and prevention, Anti-Virus, Email and Messaging security, endpoint security, mobility management, SIEM

  • Understanding of Integrated network architectures, SD-WAN, Public/Private Cloud deployment models and management

  • Knowledge of FISMA, DCID, NIST policy frameworks, FedRAMP compliance standards

  • Experience in application development and understanding of common computing platforms, including Windows Servers, RedHat & Ubuntu Linux Servers

  • Experience and prior work in any of these languages : Java, Ruby, Perl, or Python

  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Git, Docker, Jenkins, Gitlab CI/CD, etc.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as : Ansible / Salt / Puppet / Chef

  • Experience working with various types of APIs: REST, SOAP, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience in large service provider Managed Security Services organization developing and supporting the security infrastructure

  • Professional/technical certifications, such as CISSP, CISM or CISA

  • Experience working with government programs and contractors – security clearance is desirable

  • Able to represent both Classified and Unclassified projects.

Requisition #: 253592

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

100440

Salary Max :

223680

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

100440

Salary Max :

223680

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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