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CenturyLink Senior Manager, Product (CyberSecurity Consulting) in SINGAPORE, Singapore

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a technology leader delivering hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions to customers around the world. Through its extensive global fiber network, CenturyLink provides secure and reliable services to meet the growing digital demands of businesses and consumers. CenturyLink strives to be the trusted connection to the networked world and is focused on delivering technology that enhances the customer experience. Learn more at http://news.centurylink.com/ .

The Role

As a cyber security specialist, you will lead CenturyLink’s team of cybersecurity consultants in the region in security consulting and advisory engagements to help our clients enact proactive risk management, cyber security practices and operating models. You will be part of a team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience and improved security posture. The position objectives are:

Provide the thought leadership and lead in defining our security consulting roadmap to grow the security business in region.

Lead a team to deliver cybersecurity consulting, advisory services, and manage onboarding of new clients.

Hire, retain, and effectively mentor, coach our cybersecurity consulting team in region.

Responsible for managing client satisfaction and successful delivery of all security consulting and advisory services to our clients in region.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the delivery of our cybersecurity consulting and advisory services to CenturyLink’s clients across Asia Pacific.

  • Maintain complete control and facilitating timely decisions to identify project risks early and assist by providing prudent and timely recommendations for risk avoidance

  • Provide expert advice and work collaboratively with clients to continuously improve their security posture, and their overall IT Security program in general.

  • Grow and upsell security consulting services and managed security services to clients, while avoiding churn.

  • Work with CenturyLink client management teams to coordinate and prioritize CenturyLink work and resources in support of the client.

  • Lead in delivery of cybersecurity consulting services, not limited to the following:

  • Security Governance advisory – providing risk advisory, performing current state assessments, gap analysis, strategies and consulting clients to improve their security posture through necessary controls to comply with clients’ regulatory mandates and Information Security Standards.

  • Support the review, revision and document security operations changes requested by the clients;

  • Analyze identified risks and vulnerabilities to present remediation recommendations to clients.

  • Liaise with the security operation services team to advise, analyze and resolve issues across installed security solutions;

  • Onboarding of clients into our Managed Security Services (MSS), including advisory on architecture design, rules / use cases development, log collection configuration, reporting, whitelisting and finetuning of MSS.

What We Look For in a Candidate

• 10+ years thorough knowledge and experience as an information security professional.

• You should have prior background in client engagement experiences with Managed Security Services, audit, compliance & risk advisory, risk assessment, or providing high-quality security consulting and professional services and is expected to be able to deliver such services to CenturyLink clients.

• Familiar with NIST Cybersecurity Framework, The Center for Internet Security Critical Security Controls (CIS) and other risk and control frameworks.

• Experiences in leading or managing blue team / red team / purple team, or have held positions such as Information Security Director/Manager, or Senior Information Security Consultant, or similar responsibilities would be an advantage.

• Significant experiences in overall security program design, implementation and management for large enterprises, in administering scanning/penetration testing/vulnerability management tools or in evaluating IT security personnel in job performance and skill suitability, is preferred.

• Attention to details.

• Possess the patience and qualities of a good coach.

• Demonstrated ability to make and take responsibility for decisions on major issues.

• Excellent communication and presentation skills including whiteboarding, to a variety of external audiences, including being able to interact with C-level / senior executives.

• Desire to continuously seek opportunities to increase client satisfaction.

• Resilience and ability to handle stressful situations effectively while managing several tasks.

• Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills in an enterprise environment.

• Ability to interpret customer requirements and develop solutions to meet these requirements.

• Strong client focus and quality mindset.

• Have relevant industry IT security certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA or others).

Alternate Location: SG-Singapore-Singapore

Requisition #: 225869

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/

EEO Statement

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