CenturyLink Senior Information Security Engineer, Active Defense in Hood River, Oregon

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

The Senior Information Security Engineer is a member of the Information Security Governance/IBRR team that is responsible for Global Data Protection and conducting International Business Risk Reviews (IBRR) to address security risks with new work moving to international locations, and to work with IT to assess applications and verify Clean Room controls. The engineer will follow established processes to conduct risk assessments on proposed international activities and facilitate meetings with the International Business Risk Review Council (IBRRC), if necessary.

Job Description

  • Assess operational business processes to ensure security is appropriately integrated.

  • Assess potential risks with new applications and products and provide security requirements and recommendations for risk mitigation to help the business succeed with their projects.

  • Consult as security subject matter expert with network architects, engineers, and others on solutions to security problems.

  • Recommend new information security systems and controls to mitigate emerging threats and risks across the company.

  • Ensure reports and findings are delivered in a timely and appropriate manner to management, operations and executive leadership.

  • Recommend new security policy, standards, best practices, and system configuration standards. Consult with internal clients on security topics and policy interpretation.

  • Identify higher risk areas of the corporate and carrier infrastructure for assessment.

  • Coordinate activities across multiple departments and business units.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelors Degree

  • 6 years of experience


  • Masters Degree

  • 4 years of experience


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Oregon-Hood River

Requisition # : 180511

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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