Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Reston, VA


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Senior ForeScout Engineer Job Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the integration and hands-on implementation of new capabilities and managing existing capabilities for Federal Agencies in support of the customer requirements. You will work closely with architects and engineers to assess customer requirements, and design or extend capabilities offered by the ForeScout platform in support of dashboard data requirements. Additionally, you will serve as a trusted advisor, providing subject matter expertise, guidance, and best practice recommendations.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Design, plan, deploy and operate ForeScout physical and virtual appliances, including the Enterprise Manager and SecureConnector and other agent software, configuration, or policies.
  • Design, develop and implement policies and conditions; establish and customize device classification and clarification, controls, and notifications.
  • Implement and configure ForeScout modules and plugins like ServiceNow, McAfee ePO. Symantec, Splunk, CyberArk, RAPID7, Tenable, AWS, Mobile Device Management, etc.
  • Implement NAC or other network devices in fault tolerant and high availability configurations
  • Establish device segmentation and restricting devices based on role, classification, compliance, location, port and security groups
  • Work with architects, integration engineers and developers to design solutions to adhere to CDM and customer requirements.
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers
  • Work closely with network and operations teams to establish and document requirements to complete implementation and configuration tasks
  • Create solutions to improve data quality, security, and compliance or extend current capabilities and offerings to customers
  • Act as an escalation point for ForeScout product issues
  • Provide Tier 3 support to customers and act as the subject matter expert
  • Plan and deploy patches and upgrades
  • Develop and maintain installation documentation and SOPs as required
  • Provide mentoring and support to other engineers

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 6 years of IT experience
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience installing, troubleshooting, and advanced configuration of ForeScout in an enterprise setting.
  • Experience in security, network operations, monitoring, vulnerability analysis, and/or advanced threat protection.
  • Experience using ForeScout for advanced threat detection and the development and applicationof policies for remediation.
  • Experience in LAN/WAN, VPN, routers, firewalls, route tables, access control lists, NAT, networkprotocols.
  • Experience with enterprise device types, operating systems (Windows and UNIX), activeDirectory and Windows domain management including group policy objects.
  • Experience with VMware virtualization technologies, including one or more: ESXi, VMware View, vCenter Server, vCloud Director.
  • Understanding of the key technologies relevant to API and application integration including SSO, SAML, JASON, PKI, SSL, REST, XML, DHS, DHCP, AD/AD FS, LDAP, JDBC, ODBC
  • Understanding of application security protocols such as Secure/Multipurpose Internet MailExtensions (S/MIME) and Secure Shell (SSH); web-based transactions using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) / Transport Layer Security (TLS); and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) using InternetProtocol Security (IPsec) and SSL/TLS.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • ForeScout certification 
  • Security+ and/or related Cloud Security certification or higher 
  • Experience supporting Incident response and handling; scanning for malicious content,automation and aggregation of intelligence data. 
  • Knowledge of ForeScout integration as it relates to Cloud Services and Mobile asset management. 
  • Experience implementing ForeScout extended modules and capabilities to include cloud (AWS,Azure, etc.) 
  • Experience in scripting or programming: Python, Java, Unix shell, PowerShell 
  • Experience with one of the Phase 1 tools such as McAfee ePO MVM, Application Control, IBM Big Fix, Tenable SCCV, Splunk. 
  • Ability to perform ETL operations to retrieve enrichment content from existing hardware,software, system boundary inventories.
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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