It systems engineer iii - federal

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# Job Description
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.
CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber-optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. CenturyLink is an S&P; 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.
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Systems Engineer III
CenturyLink Government (Herndon, VA; Washington, DC Metro Area)
Job Description
This position supports DHS in providing architecture and systems engineering support to mitigate cyber intrusions onto CenturyLink's ISP network in support of US Government networks. The position will involve systems engineering lifecycle (SELC) supporting an ISP based Cyber security intrusion detection / intrusion prevention technologies.
Job Description:
The Systems Engineer will work in a challenging, hands-on environment supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other specialized customers in support of the National Cyber Protection System (NCPS) initiatives. Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of the SELC phases and have experience using multiple lifecycle models to deliver engineered mission critical systems.
Duties include:
Ability to collaborate with technical and non-technical personnel for the purposes of eliciting and clarifying functional requirements and underlying business process(es)
Collection, development and analysis of functional and system requirements for implementation within the product offerings.
Participate in the engineering design process ensuring that the design properly accommodates and implements requirements
Develop and execute test plans ensuring traceability to verify and validate the acceptable implementation of system requirements. Document the results of testing activities in test reports
Utilize system engineering tools (e.g. DOORS, System Architect) and automated test suite(s) in support of SELC process.
Provide recommendations on the use lifecycle models (Waterfall, Spiral, Agile) for independent engineering efforts.
# Job Requirements
Desired Skills & Experience
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in system engineering and engineering disciplines. Specific technical and process knowledge of delivering rigorously engineered enterprise systems.
Job Requires:
A Bachelor's Degree and/or Advanced degree in a technical discipline with experience, or a strong interest in system engineering with detailed experience utilizing the SELC to engineer systems
7-10 years experience
Extensive experience with system engineering tools and technologies
Experience using multiple lifecycle models
A proven track record in strong written and oral communications
Knowledge and experience base should include similar sized and scoped program
Candidate must be a US Citizen with an active Department of Defense TOP SECRET clearance.
Desired Skills:
Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, problem solving ability and strong work ethic that is proactive and self-motivated. Knowledge of ISP and commercial telecommunications business practices is desirable.
# Company Statement
CenturyLink is an industry-leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services from coast to coast. Our combination of business and residential service solutions - including home and wireless voice solutions and digital television - provide innovative solutions to our customers. CenturyLink is proud to be a participant in the U.S. General Services Administration Networx program, the largest communications services contract in the world. CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.
# 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.
Req ID: 15711BR
Business Unit: Business & Consumer - Business Solutions
Position Classification: Management

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