Senior Forescout Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Remote, Based in District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ126838

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

Serves as lead and subject matter expert for Forescout and network access control services and enforcement.

Maintain and support Forescout appliances/virtual machines for an enterprise federal department.

Support continuous diagnostics and mitigation (DHS CDM) integration and compliance for HWAM and CMS requirements utilizing Forescout.

Troubleshoot various types of issues with the Forescout platforms (authentication, quarantine VLAN, network reachability, logging, etc.).

Review Cisco router and switch configuration using CLI command to identify why Forescout is not properly communicating (i.e., 802.1x).

Submit and respond to tickets using a central ticketing system such as ServiceNow.

Submit, present, and implement change requests for regular maintenance and out-of-band emergency tasks.

Maintain and update diagrams for Forescout architecture using Microsoft Visio.

Provide reports as needed using the Microsoft Office Suite.

Provide outage notifications and update outage reports.

Review IP addresses and subnets to identify networks that need to be monitored by Forescout.

Perform network traces to analyze traffic issues.

Provide specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.

Propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

Prepare and maintain appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.

Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning.

Coordinate third-party maintenance for Foresout equipment and services.

Other duties may include, packet capture and analysis support.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 5+ years of experience

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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