Forescout Security Engineer

Security, Engineer, Hardware, Software, Management, Computer, IT, CISSP, CCNA
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a Forescout Security Engineer to join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide networks. A network application security engineer who understands how the Hardware / Software Asset Management program of a large enterprise should work is needed to support the team. The ideal candidate for this job will be a goal-oriented, customer focused information security practitioner who possess the ability to apply technical solutions to business requirements to assist the organization in achieving business, technical, and security related goals.

  • Candidate will assess security posture through performing network analysis, problem identification, and solution designs.
  • Support Industrial Control / Processing environment requiring constant uptime.
  • Determine true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions in a timely manner.
  • Provide Daily Operational Support for security tools used by the client.
  • Analyze data imports into Splunk for accuracy and completeness; compare data from the various network security tools to identify overlaps and search for gaps
  • Engages with other internal and external forces to get and share information to improve processes and security posture
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in the analysis of tool outputs and providing recommendations for improving overall security posture.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related IT field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in cybersecurity, and IT testing, and IT solutions development and maintenance.
  • Experience in developing, refining, and planning for future iterations of Asset Management programs.
  • Experience with development and enforcement of authorized network / device policies to increase security posture
  • Ability to map application components to identify security problems and provide solutions
  • Ability to review, produce and make recommended edits to Splunk Dashboards
  • Experience in conducting initial triage assessments of findings from network security tools
  • Experience in troubleshooting application connectivity and performance through log analysis and network captures, etc.
  • Experience with ForeScout CounterACT

Preferred Qualifications:
  • ForeScout FSCE, ForeScout FSCA, Comptia Net+, CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), CCNA or a similar certification.

****Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (====ship or ==== required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.***
Dice Id : RTL98238
Position Id : 1389670
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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