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Lumen Security Operations Engineer - Broomfield,CO / Tempe,AZ / St Paul,MN in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

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, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

The Information Security Engineer II position operates in a support role implementing security, technology and innovation in the Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) environment. The GSOC is a pivotal function in the Global Security organization responsible for operation, maintenance, and monitoring of the CenturyLink Managed Security portfolio. This function facilitates the ingress, implementation and egress of advanced client trouble / change requests for DDoS mitigation and Threat Intelligence products as well as active monitoring/response to DDoS alerts/events.

The Information Security Engineer II is expected to perform in an advanced capacity, including escalation support and on-call. Provides mentoring, training and escalation support to front line SOC personnel.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Perform basic to moderate changes within the managed security environment

  • Manage and resolve customer fault, service outage and impairment events

  • Monitor, triage and response to security alerts for client security events. Investigation and resolution of impairment scenarios on Managed Security products.

  • Mentor and train peers in the Security Operations environment

  • Research and implement customer generated change requests for Managed Security products

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

  • Possess exceptional customer service skills

  • Multi-task during events

  • Communicate effectively with managers, customers and vendors

  • Maintain solid working relationships, including collaborative technical activities with peers

  • Develop relationships with other teams both within and outside of Security to enhance the customer experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities

  • Prioritize with good time management skills

What We Look For in a Candidate

Requires Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 4-5 years in a Security Operations environment

  • Demonstrated understanding of Denial of Service concepts and attack vectors, mitigation options

  • Demonstrated proficiency in routing and networking skills, including the ability to:

  • troubleshoot BGP and BGP community strings

  • review and analyze packet captures

  • Demonstrated proficiency in configuring Access control Lists

  • Certifications In specific security technologies such as Fortinet, Arbor, Radware, Palo Alto, Cisco or Checkpoint.

  • Security industry certifications (examples):



  • CISM

  • Security+ CCNA

  • ACIA

  • CCNA

  • CEH

  • ITIL Foundations

  • Advanced knowledge and skills of at least one programming language (python preferred)

Requisition #: 242872

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.


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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. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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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.