Senior Cyber Engineer - Cross Domain Solutions in Herndon, VA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Forcepoint   •  

Herndon, VA 20192

Industry: Information Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

The successful candidate will be offered specialized training to support our technologies and is expected to become proficient in all aspects of complex software solution deployment. Additionally, the professional services engineer will provide training, troubleshooting, and on-site/remote support to customers. This position requires at least 50% travel CONUS/OCONUS as needed to meet customer and project requirements.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead installation, configuration, integration and training of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) cyber products
  • Provide training, troubleshooting, and on-site/remote support to customers
  • Provide engineering leadership on small size teams, coordinating with management and other disciplines to ensure a coordinated and cohesive security engineering effort
  • Prepare documentation to support Certification & Accreditation activities
  • Apply knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements
  • Lead complex troubleshooting efforts and on-site/remote support
  • Coordinate tasks and activities with various groups within Forcepoint, the government or partners.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 8+ years demonstrated experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design and development and/or experience in an operational environment
  • Must possess strong verbal and technical written communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced networking knowledge (TCP/IP, firewalls, routers, etc.)
  • Intermediate Linux/Unix administration knowledge
  • Fundamentals of programming logic (e.g. scripting)
  • Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients
  • Strong understanding of security design and architecture
  • Must be able to coordinate collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines, with management and with customers
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving installation or application errors
  • Experience with supporting/addressing customer training objectives
  • Must be a US Citizen in possession of a valid U.S. Passport

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Cross Domain solutions
  • Security COTS integration

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly

Required Education:

  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or equivalent

Desired Certifications:

  • DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I; SANS GSEC, CISSP preferre

Valid Through: 2019-9-16