Senior Forescout Implementation Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

We are seeking an information security engineer with experience implementing, and configuring Forescout. Candidate must have experience with Forescout specifically, including deploying agents and configuring Forescout policies. Must have experience having gone through a full go-live of the tool in an enterprise environment. Must also have experience configuring policies that automatically deploy other security agents through Forescout. Must have experience troubleshooting communication issues between the console and agents, policy enforcement caused issues on endpoints, and overall health issues with the platform.

Job Overview:

The Senior Forescout Implementation Engineer will execute the Forescout implementation project. This will include configuration of the Forescout portal and dashboards, configuration of enforcement policies, testing of agent rollout, and testing of policy rollout. This position is the lead engineer for the project and will coordinate the go-live of the system in production which will affect the enterprise end user device environment. Additionally, the engineer will provide post-go-live support to ensure the platform is stable, troubleshoot any network issues, and provide training to the maintenance engineers who will administer the platform.

Primary Responsibilities:

??? Work with the security engineering team, the networking team, and the desktop engineering team to deploy the Forescout platform and all of its components

??? Review existing configuration of policies, provide recommendations for updates, and implement changes

??? Ensure that deployment of other security agents through the Forescout platform is functioning properly

??? Diagnose issues with networking and desktop engineering teams

??? Coordinate the go-live of the platform with key security policies, provide day 1 support to help desk teams and escalated cases with end users

??? Attend outage calls as needed with networking teams

??? Ensure the stability of the platform by the end of the project, and provide cross training for administrators

Essential Qualifications:

??? Experience with the implementation of Forescout in an enterprise environment, including a go-live in support of networking and desktop teams

??? At least 5 years of technical experience in the fields of cyber security, information security or another IT security relevant area

Desired Skills:

??? Strong networking experience is highly desirable, including working knowledge of typical appliances, devices, and protocols in an enterprise environment, including firewalls, routers, switches, ACLs, TCP/IP, and DNS.

??? Experience configuring security or network platforms that include an agent component, and a cloud component is preferred.

??? Desktop security knowledge especially Windows 10 and Windows 2012/2016

??? Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

??? Very good communication skills and fluency in English (both written and spoken)

??? Ability to review highly detailed and technical data and provide clear and concise explanations and analysis to other teams and management as needed

??? Purpose driven individual that will not get lost in the technical details

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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