CenturyLink Security Analyst (SOC) - Tier 2 in Singapore, Singapore

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) 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 customer’s 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

Location: Singapore

Reports to: Security Operations Manager – Asia Pacific

Support Hour : Shift Work

Position Objective/ Summary:

A position in the Cybersecurity Security Operations Center (CSOC) supporting the CenturyLink Managed Security product portfolio. This role performs security event management functions - monitoring, detection, triage of security events and alerts in SIEM and associated monitoring systems. Facilitates the ingress, implementation and egress of client trouble / change requests for managed premise, cloud, NextGen UTM firewall, MDDoS, Threat Intelligence and Secure Log Management products. As an Associate SOC Analyst, you will learn how to work with cutting edge User Behaviour and Entity Analytics (UEBA) platform to monitor security events, prioritize alerts, investigate & remediate incidents and how to help our customers by identifying security threats and preventing data breaches. Associate SOC Analysts have opportunities for mentorship from more senior members of the team and involvement with maturing procedures, evaluating new security technologies, incident response, and the freedom to try out new ideas and technologies to improve the SOC. This is a great opportunity to learn, contribute, and grow in the Cyber Security industry.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, triage and response to SIEM alerts for client security events;

  • Investigation and resolution of outage or abnormal behavioral scenarios on MSS products;

  • Research and implement customer generated change requests for MSS products;

  • Generate incident cases and escalate to superordinate teams in accordance with time and severity-based SLA’s;

  • Perform tasks associated with the installation, turn up and maintenance of CenturyLink security infrastructure;

  • Participate in company sponsored job related activities plus training to further develop your management and technical skills;

  • He/she will be part of a rotating SOC shift and will need to manage their schedule accordingly so to ensure there is coverage during SOC shifts.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years thorough knowledge and experience in Information Technology;

  • Possible security technology certifications e.g. CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+), Microsoft (MCSA), Cisco (CCNA);

  • Working towards completion or has a BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline or equivalent experience;

  • Strong analytical skills to define risk, identify potential threats, document and develop action/mitigation plan;

  • A passion for information security and data security;

  • Knowledge/experience with Operating Systems (e.g. Windows Server, CentOS Linux);

  • Knowledge/experience of networking and firewalls (e.g. Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet, Arbor, Radware);

  • Working knowledge of Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana) and exposure to Log Management/SIEM (e.g. Splunk, QRadar, ArcSight);

  • Good to have programming and scripting skills (e.g. C++, Bash, Python, Perl, Powershell);

  • Exceptional customer service skills;

  • Detail oriented individuals that work well in a team environment and have a hunger to learn;

  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are required to document and communicate findings, escalate critical incidents, and interact with customers;

  • Must be able to satisfy local government / national background screening.

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent in Computer Science or Information Systems

Requisition #: 205651

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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.