Information Security Engineer II (US, Work From Home)

at Lumen in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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

Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CIRT) Engineers are expected to respond to and mitigate/remediate cybersecurity alerts from Lumen assets. CIRT Engineers research and recommend preventative measures in conjunction with managing reactive alerts. In addition, CIRT Engineers are responsible to evaluate current capabilities and predict future needs, then work with internal stakeholders, vendors and peers to anticipate, define, and pursue these capabilities.

*This is a US-based, salaried-benefited/bonus eligible, Work From Home role with our growing Incident Response team!

The Main Responsibilities

• Respond to, remediate and document information security incidents not limited to dashboard (Advanced Threat Appliance & SIEM) alerts, tickets, emails, or phone calls

• Actively hunt the enterprise for insecure, suspicious or malicious activity

• Review data that is processed within the SIEM to find incident evidence and suspicious events as well as out of scope events

• Verify and validate security notifications from both internal and external sources

• Identify and resolve incidents that are not defined by (or deviate from) an existing incident response guides

• Assist with significant incidents as needed or assigned

• Provide feedback for development and consistency of automated threat detection mechanisms

• Update and maintain response guides for accuracy

• Support Security projects to improve Cyber Defense Team or Lumen’s security posture

• Demonstrate effective communication skills, both verbal and written

What We Look For in a Candidate

Minimum Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience

• Solid understanding of information security fundamentals, host and network security hardening and requirements; networking protocols; common intrusion techniques; and common risk management concepts

• Analytical and problem solving skills related to networking, operating systems, and malware analysis

• Candidate must possess, or be willing to pursue, applicable professional/technical certifications, such as Security +, C|EH, OSCP, GCIH, CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT, GISEC, CISM or CISA

• Strong oral and written communication skills and comfort with presenting technical issues to all levels of management, as well as non-technical staff

• Broad technical knowledge of current and emerging technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

• 4+ years of experience in incident response, computer forensics security, risk assessments, application security or network security

• Experience in network and/or firewall engineering, administration, design and implementation including experience in applying methodologies and principles for all levels of security

• Understanding of the following tools: SIEM, IDS / IPS, host based anti-virus, or similar products

• Experience in network monitoring tools to monitor attacks/threats and doing the initial triage of findings

• Microsoft or UNIX (including Linux or other UNIX derivatives) operating system administration/support experience

• Experience with technologies, tools and process controls to minimize risk and data exposure

• Development experience in scripting languages such as Python or Perl

• Experience in large enterprise or carrier data centers and/or networks

Requisition #: 306402

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Job Posting: JC219750419

Posted On: Jul 28, 2022

Updated On: Sep 01, 2022