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Job Summary

Knowledge Consulting Group
Reston, VA 20191
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

ForeScout Engineer

About the Job

Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States; serving as a Federal Government Contractor and supporting Commercial customers. We operate as a trusted cyber advisor to our customers across the country. We take great pride in maintaining a single focus on being the leader in cybersecurity services, providing risk management, governance, operations, and compliance services, utilizing our CISO framework methodology. We are uniquely positioned as a trusted cyber advisor with over 90 percent of our cyber professionals holding security clearances and security-specific certifications. With over 12 years of experience in providing cybersecurity services to our customers, we have a strong record of past performance in advising and executing cyber missions for all types of organizations and sectors. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Secret clearance required with ability to clear DHS EOD.


The Professional Services Engineer position at ForeScout offers the opportunity to design solutions and deploy ForeScout product in real-world customer environments.  The Professional Services Engineer will deploy, optimize and troubleshoot ForeScout products at customer sites as well as provide on the job training to customers. 


  • Provide on-site and off-site ForeScout professional services to customers including, product deployment, configuration, health checks, optimization, training and troubleshooting.
  • Assist with implementation capacity and network designs
  • Coordinate pre-installation calls and provide written post deployment summaries
  • Contribute to  the development of best practices and training material
  • Collaborate with customer support, product management, R&D, marketing and sales regarding  deployment techniques, feature requests, product issues and  sentiment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of technical  professional services experience
  • ForeScout experience is a plus but experience with a NAC (McAfee, Checkpoint, Aruba) is strongly preferred if candidate does not possess ForeScout experience
  • Experience installing, managing and supporting production network and computer security systems comprised of multiple network hardware and software
  • Strong understanding of Routing, Switching, 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
  • Network administrator experience and network security experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications, including presentation skills for  audiences of varying levels of technical understanding
  • Ability to travel domestically
  • Experience in federal environments a plus
  • A self-motivated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work independently in a mixture of workplace environments including Fortune 1000 companies, military bases and government agencies.
  • Security certification such as CISSP, SSCP or GIAC is a plus

Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly preferred.  It is highly desired that candidates possess strong interpersonal skills.  Candidates must be fluent in the English language. 

Candidates may be asked to provide a writing sample.

Knowledge Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

If interested in the position, please apply directly through our website:

If you have questions or have trouble applying, you may contact:  katie.hanson@knowledgecg.com.


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