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IT Network Security 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.



The IT Network Security Engineer II is a member of the Forcepoint's internal IT team and is responsible for designing and implementing network security configuration, maintenance, and monitoring. This role ensures the uptime of network and related services while working closely with our security operations team to perform validation of security controls and compliance.


Essential Functions

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot daily network security issues.
  • Assemble and configure firewalls, switches, routers, and related equipment.
  • Design, evaluate, and promote new network security standards by developing operating procedures and streamlining related operations.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance of global network including device replacement, ACL cleanup, and subnet migrations.
  • Adhere to Change Control, Change Log, and Downtime Log procedures for all critical services.
  • Monitor network and systems health, responding appropriately to network alerts and events.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in network security matters to projects inside and outside the department.
  • Maintain service availability through administration of global server farms and delivery appliances.
  • Provide documentation of projects, installations, and prepare network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
  • Work a flexible schedule allowing maintenance during off-peak hours (late evening and weekend work as necessary).
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned
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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