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Software Engineer I

| Austin
  • 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. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint supports more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. For more about Forcepoint, visit www.Forcepoint.com and follow us on Twitter at @ForcepointSec.

    Forcepoint is seeking a full-time professional services engineer to facilitate installation, configuration, integration and training of our commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) cyber products. This individual must be highly motivated, have great interpersonal skills, and be a quick learner.The successful candidate will be offered specialized training to support our technologies and is expected to become proficient in all aspects of complex software solution deployment.

    ​U.S. Citizenship or green card status required.

    This position will require up to 75% domestic and international travel. 

    To be considered, you must be willing to travel and reside within close proximity of a major airport.

    U.S. Citizenship and valid passport required.

     Essential Functions

    • Provide engineering, installation, configuration, integration and training of Forcepoint commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) cyber products
    • Provide training, troubleshooting, and on-site support to customers
    • Prepare technical documentation to include as-built design, requirements, Standard Operating Procedures
    • Provide technical briefings to customer leadership and Forcepoint corporate leadership as required.

    Education, Experience, and Skills

    • Basic to intermediate network administration knowledge (TCP/IP, firewalls, routers, etc.)
    • Basic to intermediate Linux/Unix administration knowledge
    • Basic to Intermediate Windows administration knowledge
    • Basic understanding of security design and architecture, Active Directory/LDAP, and computer virtualization
    • Must be able to coordinate collaboratively with customers and across multiple internal departments
    • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving installation or application errors
    • Experience with supporting/addressing customer training objectives
    • Must be able to work and collaborate remotely with management and team members

    Desired Experience:

    • Security COTS product integration (e. g. firewall, web gateways, Data Loss Prevention)
    • Python
    • Shell scripting
    • SQL
    • XML
    • Prefer BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security or equivalent work experience
    • Technical certifications preferred
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We are located in the North Austin area by The Domain, off of Braker between Mopac and 183. Our office patio overlooks Quarry Lake.

What are Forcepoint Perks + Benefits

Forcepoint Benefits Overview

We have a competitive benefits package.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dependant Care account
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement