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Forcepoint DLP (Data Loss Prevention) Engineer

Herndon, VA 20170
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must have the ability obtain a Top Secret level government clearance. Preference will be given to those candidates who already have an equivalent level government clearance.
  • Requires 8 to 10 years in InfoSec with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • BS in Information Technology or Information Security desired.
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certifications (i.e., CISSP, CISM).
  • 2+ years of work experience on DLP solutions (e.g., Forcepoint, Symantec, McAfee, etc.)
  • Must have experience with network firewalls, Data Loss Prevention functions.
  • Demonstrated experience in Cybersecurity to include security design and architecture, current technologies, DLP design and development, and experience in a technical operational environment.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing and managing DLP programs. In addition, candidate must have operational experience with DLP Encryption technologies, including hardware refresh, software testing, patching, software upgrades, and complex troubleshooting techniques.
  • Familiar with developing, testing, configuring, and integrating security tools.
  • Perform Level 1/Level 2 DLP event review and analysis.
  • Perform policy configurations, testing and implementations on DLP solution.
  • Identify policy tuning/enhancement opportunities to reduce false positives.
  • Perform routine health checks and ensure availability of the DLP solution.
  • Prepare documentation such as technical standard operating procedures (SOP), runbooks, etc. for DLP.
  • Ensure SLAs/SLOs/OLAs related to incident, change and service requests are adhered to on time.
  • Knowledge on basic security concepts (e.g., CASB, Data Classification, Data Discovery, encryption, etc.).
  • Technical background in network administration (TCP/IP, firewalls, routers) as well as Linux/Unix and Windows administration.
  • Self-starter with troubleshooting experience and ability to work on their own to resolve product and system issues.
  • Experience with Cloud implementations and environments (AWS GovCloud experience preferred).
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with information security standards, policies and practices NIST SP 800-53rev4, SP 800-37 rev2, FIPS-199, NIST 800-171.
  • Experience working in an IRS PUB 1075 environment preferred.
  • Excellent writing, documentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience writing relevant content for information system security documentation System Security Plans (SSP), Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms).

  • DLP product certifications (e.g., Forcepoint DLP Engineer or Forcepoint NGFW Engineer).
  • CISSP, or equivalent certification desired.
  • Expert level knowledge of DLP solutions such as Forcepoint, Symantec, or McAfee.


The Forcepoint DLP (Data Loss Prevention) Engineer will provide engineering, installation, configuration and integration of Forcepoint products.


    • Forcepoint Data Guard Virtual Appliances
    • Forcepoint Next Generation Firewalls
    • Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Management Center
    • Forcepoint DLP Suite (IP Protection, User & Data Security)
    • Forcepoint DLP Supplemental servers (e.g. Protector, Crawler, etc )
    • Forcepoint DLP Protector for ICAP
    • Forcepoint DLP Analytics
    • Forcepoint DLP Web Content Gateways
  • Provide troubleshooting and support of a complete DLP tool suite (Forcepoint) environment including compliance to client security standards as well as maintenance such as version upgrades.
  • Prepare technical documentation to include design documentation, new requirements and subsequent solutioning documents and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provide technical briefings to Peraton an client technical and non-technical leadership stakeholders.
  • Work alongside federal clients to help them mitigate risk with the use of continuous monitoring and incident response.
  • Establish DLP security controls to ensure protection of client systems.
  • Implement cutting edge DLP security tools for our federal clients utilizing NIST, RMF, and FISMA compliance frameworks.

For Colorado Residents
The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires employers in the state of Colorado to disclose the following information. If the position applied to is not located in Colorado, the following information may not apply.

Salary Minimum: $78,416.00
Salary Maximum:$167,627.20

The base salary range above represents the low and high end of the Perspecta salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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