Sr. Principal Cyber Engineer

Full Time
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
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Overview

Forcepoint’s portfolio of products safeguards users, data and networks against the most determined adversaries, from accidental or malicious insider threats to outside attacks, across the entire threat lifecycle. Forcepoint protects data everywhere – in the cloud, on the road, in the office – simplifying compliance and enabling better decision-making and more efficient security.

Forcepoint empowers organizations to concentrate on what’s most important to them while automating routine security tasks. More than 20,000 organizations around the world rely on Forcepoint. Based in Austin, Texas, with worldwide sales, service, security laboratories and product development, Forcepoint is a joint venture of Raytheon Company and Vista Equity Partners. For more about Forcepoint, visit www.Forcepoint.com and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.

Forcepoint is an equal opportunity employer

As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients.

Forcepoint is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Job Description

Forcepoint is seeking a qualified full-time engineer to support the engineering and sustainment of an enterprise solution in support of an IC customer that includes the design, implementation, configuration, sustainment, and training of several core Forcepoint Cross Domain Products.  Responsibilities will include; serve as a liaison between the customer and an internal Forcepoint Products teams with a focus of customer success, serve as a technical lead for the overall project. This position is onsite with the customer and may require travel to other locations throughout the U.S.
 
Essential Functions
  • Responsible for future engineering solutions and sustainment of the current solution centric to Forcepoint Cross Domain Products,
  • Provide input to engineering designs and test plans, status updates, and O&M documentation,
  • Facilitate upgrades, expansions, configuration changes, software/hardware integration and testing, 
  • Lead complex troubleshooting efforts and on-site/remote support,
  • Provide input to applicable authorization and accreditation (A&A) bodies of evidence for the accreditation/reaccreditation of the solution,
Qualifications/Skills
  • Minimum of bachelors in engineering, computer science, math, or equivalent with 10 years of technical work experience in cyber security,
  • Must possess strong verbal and technical written communication skills,
  • Intermediate to advanced networking knowledge (TCP/IP, firewalls, routers, etc.),
  • Intermediate to advanced 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.
  • Active TS/SCI with current SSBI and Full Scope Poly
  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security
  • MS Computer Science, Information Technology (preferred)
  • Security COTS integration desired
  • Cross Domain experience desired
  • Experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) (Citrix, VMware, RDP) desired
  • DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I;  SANS GSEC, CISSP preferred
Forcepoint is an equal opportunity employer
As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- both in the marketplace and in the workplace. We strive to hire individuals who reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion in order to advance our culture, develop our employee and leaders, and grow our marketshare with our clients.

Forcepoint is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.



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Forcepoint LLC

Forcepoint’s portfolio of products safeguards users, data and networks against the most determined adversaries, from accidental or malicious insider threats to outside attacks, across the entire threat lifecycle. Forcepoint protects data everywhere – in the cloud, on the road, in the office – simplifying compliance and enabling better decision-making and more efficient security.

Forcepoint empowers organizations to concentrate on what’s most important to them while automating routine security tasks. More than 20,000 organizations around the world rely on Forcepoint. Based in Austin, Texas, with worldwide sales, service, security laboratories and product development, Forcepoint is a joint venture of Raytheon Company and Vista Equity Partners. 
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Company Industry: Computer Software
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000