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Cyber Security Engineer

Signal Hill Technologies

Cyber Security Engineer

April 3, 2023

Job Description

Signal Hill Technologies is a cybersecurity services firm located in Northern Virginia. Our team has many years’ experience defending both US Government and commercial clients against sophisticated, well-funded, motivated adversaries. Our core expertise is built upon work performed for the US Dept. of Defense, the Intelligence Community, the Financial Services industry, and work to protect US critical infrastructure. Our mission is to provide the best technical solutions and hands-on support to address each customer’s unique cyber risks.

Signal Hill is supporting the CISO organization within a large U.S. Government customer, helping to protect US critical infrastructure. We are seeking a motivated, creative problem-solver to work within the Engineering group as a Senior Forescout Engineer. Ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and experience integrating Forescout CounterACT with Splunk.

Compensation: $130,000-$180,000 annual salary, health insurance, 401k with company match, Federal holidays, paid time off, paid training.


  • Serve as Senior Forescout Engineer responsible for building and maintaining NAI and NAC controls for very large, heterogeneous network
  • Build and continually refine dashboards in Splunk as needed to track and manage all network assets
  • Work cooperatively across IT and CISO organizations to ensure that ForeScout platform is optimized to provide value to business stakeholders
  • Design and implement technical solutions to business requirements to assist the organization in achieving business, technical, and security related goals
  • Raise issues, risks, or decisions to product owners and management; propose solutions and help communicate impacts to overall cyber risk

Required skills and qualifications

  • Must be able to meet requirements for Public Trust clearance prior to employment
  • 5+ years of hands-on IT/cybersecurity engineering experience
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with ForeScout CounterACT
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with Splunk (data ingest, writing SPL searches, content development)
  • Strong foundational knowledge of networking technologies (i.e. OSI model, protocols, NAI and NAC methods)
  • Working knowledge of common cyber attack techniques and methods for preventing and detecting them
  • Ability to positively influence peer organization and key stakeholders
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Any ForeScout certification (FSCA, FSCP, FSCE, FSCS)
  • Other security certifications (CISSP, CCIE, CISA, CISM, GIAC, RHCE, CPTE, or CEH)
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills – Technical writing, diagramming or PPT skills helpful
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related technical field is strongly desired