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ForeScout Consultant - Remote

  • Location: Richmond, VA, 23230
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Title: Forescout Consultant
Type: Contract - 8 months
Location: Remote

Our client, a tobacco producing and marketing company, is seeking a Senior Network Engineer. 

Job Description:
  • The ForeScout Network Access (NAC) Systems Engineer is responsible for the design, configuration and deployment of Forescout NAC solution.
  • The engineer will be responsible for building design for new appliances and use-cases creations, plugin installation and making configuration changes for the client’s NAC solution.
  • The engineer must be able to analyze, troubleshoot, and remediate issues within the enterprise.
  • The engineer will work closely with other teams to ensure that the NAC is performing to standard.  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as the subject matter expert for the customer’s NAC solution.
  • Installation of new integration modules/plugins.
  • Replacement of EOL ForeScout NAC Appliance
  • Create new use-cases and policies for new integration modules/plugins
  • Create policies per requirements for new use-cases and securing client environment.
  • Work with external teams to ensure policy is properly preventing unauthorized network access.
  • Follow and participate in client’s change management process.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving on any client issues.  
Basic Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  • 5 to10 years of Network Engineering/Infrastructure experience managing/utilizing enterprise level network management tool.
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in deploying Forescout NAC solution in enforcement.
  • Experience in performing infrastructure support at an enterprise level.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge of computer security and networking concepts.
  • Demonstrated attention to details and ability to document processes and procedures.
Preferred Skills/Experience:  
  • Initiative and a personal interest in Information Technology Security.
  • Prefer experience with UNIX and/or Linux Server Administration.
  • People skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with various clients with the ability to explain and elaborate on technical details.
  • Deployment Experience with Forescout NAC solutions in enforcement.
  • Relevant IT certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA, etc.  
  • Vendor certification in NAC solution (FSCE) or relevant experience.
Professional Skills:  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.