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!
The successful candidate is mission driven, a self-starter, able and willing to work with a geo-dispersed team.
Work with cross-functional teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate security issues in Forcepoint’s on-premises, cloud environments and processes.
Architects, designs, implements, maintains, and operates information security controls and countermeasures.
Analyzes and recommends security controls and procedures in acquisition, development, and change management lifecycle of information systems, and monitors for compliance.
Administer and support Identity and Access Management solutions
Designs, implements, and maintains the SIEM
Network security program oversight (patching, security practices of networking)
Assist with implementing and administrating security controls for cloud environments
Assist IT teams in identifying security requirements in migrating on-prem applications to cloud environments
Develop security architecture and/or security view diagrams depicting expected and actual cloud implementations
Administer and support FP security products
Create, update, and maintain documentation for all configurations for the production environment
Provide tuning and reporting recommendations of security tools
Research, evaluate, implement, and administer new security technologies
Participate in rotational on-call duties in support of a 24x7 global production environment
Respond to and resolve security incidents as required
Develop and maintain strong and mutually supportive relationships with internal partners, to ensure joint objectives are achieved.
Play a key role in helping Forcepoint through transformation and program maturity initiatives.
Experience with domain registars and certificate management
Architecture and support of Security Diode’s a plus
Knowledge of domains, web content gateway, email security gateways
Perform other duties and projects as assigned
This role does not have direct reports
Education and Experience
Be willing to bring your best to work every day, challenge the status quo, and move the Forcepoint culture forward
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
Applicant must be US based
At least six (6) years of experience in Information Technology or Information Security
At least three (3) years of experience with security in one or more public clouds
Experience with Okta, RSA, InTune and JAMF
Strong familiarity with Linux, Mac OS, and Windows and cloud provider ecosystems like Amazon AWS/Microsoft Azure/Google Cloud, etc.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficient troubleshooting skills in the areas of security and networking
Proactive individual (seeks out problems and addresses before they occur)
Must be a self-starter able to work under little to no supervision and handle ambiguity in direction
2 or more accredited security certifications such as: (AWS Certified Security, CISSP, CCSP, CSA, etc.)
Nice to Have:
Experience with Solarwinds, Cloudhealth, ManageEngine, Crowdstrike AV/EDR, DLP services, Zero Trust networks
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.
The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.
Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected]
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.
Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.
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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