Senior Forescout Implementation Engineer

Forescout implementation
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Overview:
The Senior Forescout Implementation Engineer will execute the Forescout implementation project. This will include configuration of the Forescout portal and dashboards, configuration of enforcement policies, testing of agent rollout, and testing of policy rollout. This position is the lead engineer for the project and will coordinate the go-live of the system in production which will affect the enterprise end user device environment. Additionally, the engineer will provide post-go-live support to ensure the platform is stable, troubleshoot any network issues, and provide training to the maintenance engineers who will administer the platform.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work with the security engineering team, the networking team, and the desktop engineering team to deploy the Forescout platform and all of its components
Review existing configuration of policies, provide recommendations for updates, and implement changes
Ensure that deployment of other security agents through the Forescout platform is functioning properly
Diagnose issues with networking and desktop engineering teams
Coordinate the go-live of the platform with key security policies, provide day 1 support to help desk teams and escalated cases with end users
Attend outage calls as needed with networking teams
Ensure the stability of the platform by the end of the project, and provide cross training for administrators

Essential Qualifications:
Experience with the implementation of Forescout in an enterprise environment, including a go-live in support of networking and desktop teams
At least 5 years of technical experience in the fields of cyber security, information security or another IT security relevant area

Desired Skills:
Strong networking experience is highly desirable, including working knowledge of typical appliances, devices, and protocols in an enterprise environment, including firewalls, routers, switches, ACLs, TCP/IP, and DNS.
Experience configuring security or network platforms that include an agent component, and a cloud component is preferred.
Desktop security knowledge especially Windows 10 and Windows 2012/2016
Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
Very good communication skills and fluency in English (both written and spoken)
Ability to review highly detailed and technical data and provide clear and concise explanations and analysis to other teams and management as needed
Purpose driven individual that will not get lost in the technical details

Dice Id : redoak
Position Id : 5811
Originally Posted : 1 week ago
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