Senior Sales Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. For more about Forcepoint, visitand follow us on Twitter

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or equivalent degree or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of 8 years demonstrated experience in cyber security field to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment.

  • 5 years of pre-sales experience working directly with cyber security and/or network products in a team environment with emphasis on U.S Federal,DoDand IC sales spaces.

  • Strong customer relation/engagement skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of audiences; from deeply technical to high executive C-level decision makers (sometimes in the same audience).

  • Experience with implementation of cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients.

  • Must be able to collaboratively coordinate across traditional engineering disciplines, management and customers.

  • Knowledge of networking topology, TCP/IP protocol, IP Forwarding, Network architectures, and components (firewalls, routers, etc.)

  • Linux/Windows systems administration experience preferred

  • Strong understanding of A&A requirements, security design and system architectures.

  • Relevant industry certification programs (e.g. CISSP [and specializations], Certified Ethical Hacker, Carnegie Mellon Insider Threat Program Manager, Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor, Insider Threat Program Evaluator, etc.) desired, but not required.

  • Must be a US Citizen in possession of a valid U.S. Passport.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Windows event logging

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a USDoDTop Secret security clearance.

  • Desired Skills (Not Mandatory)

  • Technical experience detecting and characterizing threats in information security

  • Experience with security COTS product integration (e.g., firewall, web gateways, Data Loss Prevention)

  • Experience building data flows in ApacheNiFifor managing large-scale ETL and application monitoring tasks

  • Experience developing ETL pipelines for high-volume structured and unstructured data streams

  • Experience building and/or configuring complex analytic tools

  • Experience troubleshooting application errors from the command line in Linux environments

  • Experience with Linux, SIEM,Networking,Scripting

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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