Security Engineer -DC/VA (PCK663-646) Vienna, Virginia


Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE) a world leader in Cyber Security is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risk. Sourcefire’s IPS and real-time adaptive security solutions provide security for the real world of dynamic networks and escalating threats. Today, the names Sourcefire and Snort have grown synonymous with innovation and Cyber Security.

Sourcefire is a dynamic environment that inspires employees to create opportunities by honing their talents and skills every day. Employees are self-motivated, results driven and engaged. We recognize and reward quality results and commitment to our company’s purposes and principles.

  • Meet quarterly and annual quota objectives working in tandem with the Sales organization
  • Add value throughout the sales process in the areas of


  • Requirements analysis and technical qualification of sales opportunities
  • Solution development
  • In depth product demonstrations and management of prospect evaluations
  • Account Transition to Professional Services


  • Manage and prioritize sales opportunities
  • Clearly articulate the benefits of Sourcefire's applications to all levels including line of business managers
  • Provide input to other cross-functional departments pertaining to prospect requests and product enhancements as needed
  • Maintain account and opportunity updates within our internal sales force automation system 

 Job Requirements:


  • 3 + years in a comparable pre-sales position supporting the sales cycle in Networking or IT Security solutions
  • Previous Security experience in one or more of the following desired:


    • IPS (Sourcefire, ISS, McAfee, Cisco, Snort, etc)
    • AV
    • Firewall


  • Solid presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Commercial awareness and communication skills
  • Proven track record of managing and winning technical and high value IT security projects
  • Successful quota achievement
  • BSc/BA/MBA or equivalent and applicable work experience
  • Experience of administering Unix/Linux systems, low-layer (packet level) IP networking and have a thorough understanding of network security
  • Highly motivated self starter that does not need day-to-day management
  • Desirable


    • Press experience
    • Delivering training courses
    • Prior experience with Snort
    • Experience with programming languages such as UNIX shell, Perl or C.