Who is Forcepoint?
Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!
TITLE: Senior Sales Engineer
As a Senior Sales Engineer you will use your customer relations and communications skills, coupled with your knowledge of systems engineering, networking and cyber security solutions, to directly support sales engagements & presentations, product demonstrations, proof of concept and pilot projects for Forcepoint’s cross domain, insider threat, web, email, and data security solutions and services. This is a pre-sales engineering position where you will be directly involved in supporting sales/account managers to facilitate high-impact deals across a diverse set of government organizations and industry partners. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality, exhibit strong leadership qualities across a diverse and geographically dispersed team, establish strong customer relationships and be eager to learn & experiment with leading-edge technologies and cyber-security products. This role requires strong and direct customer (both internal and external) engagement and the ability to drive scope of work determination, provide guidance on product implementation strategies, and participate in sophisticated RFP/RFI responses. You will be working closely with sales account teams (and any channel teams that may be involved) throughout this process and will be expected to shape the positive outcome of customer engagements, including proof of concept (POC) and pilot activities.
You will also be responsible for the following:
What experience and knowledge are we looking for:
Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.
US Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: In compliance with Executive Order 14042, all Forcepoint US jobs require employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, Forcepoint offers reasonable accommodations unless the accommodation causes Forcepoint or its customers undue hardship or poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
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Forcepoint is a Federal Contractor. Certain positions with Forcepoint require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.
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Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint creates safe, trusted environments for customers and their employees in more than 150 countries.
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