Senior Forescout Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Bossier City, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ69010

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

Are you interested in joining a team of innovative technology professionals committed to delivering mission critical Cybersecurity solutions to a diverse portfolio of federal clients? Are you a thought leader who applies business and/or technical subject matter expertise to address complex issues?  Are you looking for an enriching experience to build your career and brand? Join our team of passionate Cybersecurity practitioners who collaborating to support and deliver projects across a variety of cyber topics! Onboard, you’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career!

Key Role:
You focus on implementing and operating next generation security solutions for Federal government Agencies/Department. Technical team members perform hands-on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies. You apply in-depth defense strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify vulnerabilities and threats, prioritize response actions, and develop effective counter-measures. You utilize technical expertise to help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices through cyber security.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 5+ years experience

Job Description

As a ForeScout Capability Engineer team member, you collaborate with highly skilled engineers to ensure the current infrastructure is functional and available, look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies, and update and patch critical systems. You provide customers insight into their network through monitoring and performance management. You use your technical expertise to help identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in mission critical networks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience with IT in a professional work environment
  • Experience transforming metrics into useful information and explaining their meaning.
  • Experience supporting in-depth defense strategies in large and complex networks to rapidly identify and develop effective counter-measures.
  • Experience conducting hands on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools and technologies.
  • Experience engineering physical or logical networks, including the installation and activation of ports, configuration of switches, LANs, VLANs, VPNs, and network FW appliances.
  • Experience providing support in an IT operations and maintenance Tier II role, including ticket work information updates, issue response, and remediation.

Additional Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in a related field
  • Experience with deployment and daily maintenance of ForeScout CounterACT appliances
  • Ability to install and deploy ForeScout in a customer environment
  • Ability to integrate Cyber security data using enterprise or custom tools data aggregation and analysis tools, including Splunk
  • Certifications, including ForeScout FSCA or FSCE, CISSP, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, related certification 
  • 5 years of relevant experience with a BS/BS preferred

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to customer information.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.