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Senior Cyber Engineer



Herndon, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

Job Title: Senior Cyber Engineer

Location: 50% Remote/50% Herndon, VA Office

The Position:
We are looking for talented cyber engineers motivated to help customers solve complex and fast-moving cybersecurity challenges supporting the U.S. Government. Focusing on Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) network integration, you will interface directly with customers and play a key role in designing and deploying CSfC solutions, as well as maintaining and expanding the Forcepoint CSfC resources.

Forcepoint Products:

To learn more about Forcepoint products visit https://www.forcepoint.com/products

What You'll be Doing:

  • Self-starter using your network expertise to design CSfC solutions to meet customer requirements, from network architecture to product selection and requirements analysis
  • Implementing and configuring products to meet the CSfC requirements, including Virtual Private Network (VPN), Certificate Authority (CA), Firewall, logging, and monitoring technologies
  • Integrate Forcepoint technologies, such as Trusted Thin Client Remote (TTC:R) to utilize the CSfC solution
  • Monitor, maintain and expand the Forcepoint internal CSfC implementations
  • Document compliance with CSfC requirements and provide verification steps and evidence
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to engage directly with the customer
  • Demonstrate competency working hands-on with network security products and troubleshooting on-site technical issues
  • Provide technical briefings to customers and Forcepoint corporate leadership as required
  • Mission oriented to provide training, troubleshooting, and on-site/remote support to customers.

Work Schedule:

Full Time, Monday – Friday (standard work schedule with flexibility for mission critical requirements)

This position requires minimal travel - up to 25% travel as needed to meet customer and project requirements.

Things You Must Have to Apply:

  • Active (currently in Use) Secret clearance
  • 8+ years of experience in a cyber engineer role supporting enterprise software solutions
  • Strong experience in network design and network security product implementation
  • Experience fielding multiple VPN and CA technologies including Cisco and Aruba
  • Strong knowledge of building, integrating and configuring Linux servers to host various services
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relay technical information to customers and laypersons
  • Interest or experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design and development and/or experience in an operational environment
  • Expert knowledge of networking concepts (e.g. TCP/IP, firewalls, routers, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of programming logic and methodologies (e.g., regular expressions)
  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Information Security or equivalent
  • DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I; SANS GSEC, CISSP preferred

Things that would be Nice to Have:

  • Active (currently in use) TS//SCI clearance with CI polygraph
  • Experience completing CSfC checklist documentation packages
  • Experience fielding complete CSfC solutions
  • Strong verbal and technical writing skills
  • Prepare documentation to support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities
  • Apply knowledge of current Information Assurance (IA) policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is a Federal Contractor. Certain positions with Forcepoint require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.