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ForeScout Architect

ForeScout Architect

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.

Job Description:

Ability to operate and provide support for an enterprise CMaaS solution based on ForeScout CounterAct. Accomplish Extract, Transform, and Load operations to retrieve enrichment content from existing hardware, software, system boundary inventories. Direct that content to import facilities of ForeScout CounterAct. Design and implement solutions to address business problems in various business units within business unit with a large government enterprise. Drive Proof of Concept (POC) and Proof of Technology (POT) evaluation on interoperable technology platforms. Train and mentor developers towards solution development and POC/POT execution. Technical Translation. Tool Architecture, installation and Implementation. Assess technical knowledge gaps. Network architecture best practices and recommendations. Technical information gathering, research and documentation. Quality Assurance, review and assess deliverables quality. installation, configuration, deployment, operations, and administration of the ForeScout CounterAct solution on the customer’s network consistent with the typical duties of a ForeScout Certified Administrator (FSCA). Architecture, solution design, and solution delivery of the ForeScout CounterAct solution, consistent with the typical duties of a ForeScout.


  • 5+ years of experience with designing, implementing, configuring, and operating ForeScout
  • 7+ years of professional experience in information system architecture methodologies, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 10+ years of experience in Technology
  • 3-5 years’ experience performing Installation, configuration, deployment, operations, and administration of network devices and appliances such as Cisco, Juniper, etc.
  • 3-5 years’ experience performing Installation, configuration, deployment, operations, and administration of the Forescout CounterAct solution
  • 2-3 years’ experience performing enterprise architecture, solution design, and solution delivery of the Forescout CounterAct solution (senior position only)
  • Industry network engineering certifications such as CCNA, etc. desired
  • Proven track record of delivering complex solutions
  • Experience with Design, test, and inspect data communications systems
  • Experience with preforming network modeling, analysis, and planning
  • Experience with the Installation of hardware such as cables, hubs, routers, and wireless adaptors
  • Experience with technology roadmaps development
  • Experience with network drivers for software configuration
  • Ability to analyze, engineer, and execute software functions
  • Strong in routing and switching
  • Strong in WAN/LAN architectures
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong skills with OS tuning to take advantage of the network
  • Strong Network Security skills
  • Strong skills around WAN optimization
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of operating systems (Linux & Windows)
  • Strong understanding of compliance (SOX, PCI, etc.)
  • Good understanding of cloud computing
  • Experience with of large scale data centers

Preferred Skills:

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • An extensive knowledge of application or infrastructure systems architecture, usually having experience with multiple system technologies
  • Excellent consultative and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with partners and IT management and staff
  • Strong project management skills and a strong analytical ability
  • Knowledge of multiple application or system programming languages

Required Education/ Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Security Assurance or other Engineering or technical discipline is required or Equivalent experience.

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Equal Opportunity Statement:

TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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