Solutions Architect

Professional Services United States

Who We Are
We envision a world where every cyber asset is seen, secure, and compliant.
Forescout Technologies, Inc., a global cybersecurity leader, continuously identifies, protects, and helps ensure the compliance of all managed and unmanaged cyber assets – IT, IoT, IoMT, and OT. For more than 20 years, Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies have trusted Forescout to provide vendor-agnostic, automated cybersecurity at scale.
What You Will Do
Forescout has an excellent opportunity for an engaging and employee-focused Solutions Architect to join our high-energy, multi-cultural, world-changing team.  We are seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing environment. An effective communicator, and a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.  In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Provide architectural oversight for complex customer deployment including capacity planning, appliance placement, segmentation, and functional separation.
  • Conceptualize and develop a platform architecture to meet the business needs of customers.
  • Work closely with sales, attend customer and internal design meetings and calls.
  • Create and present solution architectures to customer and internal groups within ForeScout.
  • Work closely with Customer Success Managers to create deployment statements of work, deployment planning and architectural documentation.
  • Assist in troubleshooting deployment problems when deep expertise is required.
  • Work closely with R&D and Product Management and provide real-life input into the design and development of new product releases.
  • Effectively deliver presentations to customers and senior management.
  • Contribute to the development of ForeScout best practices, training material and ForeScout’s Center of Excellence.
What You Bring to Forescout
We encourage you to apply if you meet most but not all the requirements listed below.  We value competency, aptitude, effort, and a great attitude as a supplement to experience
  • Forescout Certified Engineer (FSCE) Certification
  • 8+ years of experience in technical roles such as professional services, 2nd level customer support, or technical sales engineering.
  • Experience installing, managing, and supporting production network and computer security systems comprised of multiple network hardware and software.
  • Strong understanding of Routing, Switching, 802.1X, 802.1Q VLAN, VPN, LAN, WAN, RADIUS and Network Security.
  • High level knowledge of Linux/UNIX operating systems.
  • Knowledge of security standards, procedures, and technologies.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications, comfortable communicating with audiences of varying levels of management; ability establish rapport, and gain respect and collaboration.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, root cause analysis, and creative problem-solving ability.
  • A self-motivated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude, seeing the big picture, creative and collaborative.
  • Network administrator experience and network security experience is a plus.
  • Active US Department of Defense Secret Clearance or Top Secret Clearance (SCI eligible) is a plus.
  • Experience in DoD networks and processes is a plus.
  • Travel up to 40% may be needed
What Forescout Offers You
  • Competitive compensation and benefits–we cover 80% of employee and dependents’ benefits premiums (the U.S. only), 401K match, generous PTO policy, and much more.
  • Collaborative and innovative environment –make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology.
  • Leadership that supports and encourages professional growth and development.
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Our Mission - Continuously identify, protect, and ensure the compliance of all cyber assets across the modern organization.
Our Values
  • One Team – We all work together, and we all win together. 
  • Cyber Obsessed – We are curious about technology, and we are innovative and passionate about solving big programs. 
  • Customer Driven – We listen, we learn, and we make it right. 
  • Relentless – We're smart, determined, and find a way. We figure stuff out. 
  • Collaborative, without Ego – No one succeeds alone. We strive to be the humble person that people want to work with.
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.  
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Forescout does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Forescout employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Employment Placement Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired because of the referral or through other means. 

Forescout Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value and embrace diversity, equality, inclusion, and collaboration at the core of our “One Team” philosophy. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.