746 day(s) ago

Cyber Analyst/Engineer vacancy at Forcepoint

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: United States
English: Advanced, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time


United States, California
Industry: Cybersecurity
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. Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide.


Technical Skills

Excellent knowledge of security solutions and technologies, including:
Internet security
Firewall technologies
Proxy technologies
Data loss prevention solutions
Experience with Linux, SIEM, information security, networking, scripting
Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Windows event logging
Experience working in virtualized, networked environments, specifically VMWare and HyperV based systems

A minimum of 5 years experience in an analyst/engineer role supporting enterprise software solutions
Excellent communication skills and ability to relay technical information to customers and laypersons
Experience working with analyst teams and end users
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment that requires tenacity to exploit opportunities and a steady demeanor to handle challenges that come with growth
Interest or experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design and development and/or experience in an operational environment
Must be a US Citizen or Greencard holder in possession of a valid U.S. Passport


Work directly with customers’ insider threat and cybersecurity analysts to position the Forcepoint UEBA solution for success
Demonstrate competency working hands-on in Linux based environments, troubleshooting on-site technical issues, using and configuring the Forcepoint UEBA solution to deliver actionable analytic results
Bring practical information security experience to bear to ensure seamless implementations, including: demonstrated knowledge of security information event management solutions, such as Splunk, ArcSight, and QRadar, as well as typical data feeds, such as web proxy logs, Active Directory logs, remote access logs, etc.
Continually learn and update skills in quickly evolving core technologies, including Elastic, Apache NiFi, and python scripting.
Provide technical briefings to customers and Forcepoint corporate leadership as required
Integrate with the product team to ensure strong “voice of the customer” in product decisions and strategy
Candidates must be:
Team focused, with the ability to gain the personal support of others
Capable of developing empathy and rapport internally with staff and with customers and partners
Strong work-ethic and committed to quality
Disciplined, organized and methodical in approach to tasks and activities
Committed to the success of customers and colleagues
Excellent problem-solving skills

Skills considered as a good plus

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 Apache NiFi for managing large-scale ETL and application monitoring tasks
Ability to develop modular, reusable, and well-tested code in Python
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
Work Location
Work From Home

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