CenturyLink Senior Security Technician in London Other, United Kingdom

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

A lead role within the Global Security MSS SOC organisation responsible for operation, maintenance, and monitoring of network hardware and related control software providing a variety of managed security customer services. Provides technical oversight and mentoring to colleagues and other corporate organisations in addition to technical escalation path for customers.

Grade P4

Job Description

Acts as Security team lead available for technical and procedural escalations, conducts security training, new hire training and network impact reviews. Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves problems impacting network security and escalates to higher tier support using time-based and severity criteria. Coordinating repair and maintenance of security system with security integrators.

Responsible for operation, maintenance, and monitoring of network hardware and related control software providing a variety of customer services. Observes and controls the status and performance of all security components of company products and services.

Works in collaboration with other security and company departments (operations, legal, sales) to help identify major chronic issues and assists with the creation and implementation of corrective / preventative action plans.

Performs tasks associated with the installation, turn up and maintenance of CenturyLink security infrastructure.


Degree preferred but minimum of A-Level grade study with bias in Information Security, Information Technology, or related field

Preferred firewall certifications / qualifications with Fortinet, Arbor, Checkpoint and training / experience with Radware

Demonstrated proficiency exercising a sound depth and breadth of technical subject knowledge

Possess or able to qualify for a U.K. Government security clearance.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: UK-London-London Other

Requisition #: 181009

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