CenturyLink Network Security Administrator in Tampa, Florida

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

Individuals interested in a Network Security Administrator position require a strong technical background, including a working knowledge of network management protocols, networking architecture, authentication practices, and security administration. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable government regulations. They also should have excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.

Job Description

● Implementing network security policies and procedures

● Administering and maintaining firewalls

● Managing, monitoring and updating malware prevention systems

● Monitoring security advisory groups to ensure all necessary network security updates, patches and preventive measures are in place

● Preventing and detecting intrusion

● Performing intrusion detection analysis

● Managing web proxy appliances

● Creation and modification of custom SNORT Rules for IDS architecture


Certification Requirements: RHCSA; IAT Level II in accordance with DoDD 8570.01-M

Experience Requirements : Eight years of intensive and progressive experience in the candidate’s field of study and specialization.

Clearance Required:


Additional Information:

Normal office hours

Alternate Location: US-Alabama-Birmingham; US-Arizona-Yuma; US-California-San Diego; US-Colorado-Colorado Springs; US-District of Columbia-Washington; US-Florida-Fort Walton Beach; US-Florida-Miami; US-Florida-Tampa; US-Georgia-Savannah; US-Kentucky-Lexington; US-Mississippi-Bay St. Louis; US-Nevada-Las Vegas; US-New Mexico-Clovis; US-North Carolina-Fayetteville; US-North Carolina-Jacksonville; US-Utah-Draper; US-Virginia-Norfolk; US-Washington-Tacoma

Requisition # : 191429

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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