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F5 Network Engineer - Reston VA

Reston, VA
F5 Network Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
Duration: 12+ Months
 
Job Description
 
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
  • 6+ years’ experience with F5 equipment (LTM and GTM)
  • Working experience with firewalls, proxies, and DNS
  • Strong working knowledge of hosted service such as Office365, WebEx, etc…
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP
  • Thorough understanding of data security controls, protocols and methods.
 
Position Requirements:
  • Perform LTM SSL offloading and ciphers configuration to secure F5 configurations
  • Create virtual servers, pools/pool members, nodes, monitors, etc.
  • Perform daily operational F5 tasks submitted by customers through Remedy
  • Install, configure, and maintain F5 hardware, software, devices and appliances in support of customer infrastructure
  • Prepare network or infrastructure Visio topology diagrams, write Standard Operating Procedures and maintenance plans, and provide status reports as required
  • Participate in data calls and other operational and maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshoot F5 network problems, device configurations and coordinate with various department administrators to facilitate F5 resolution
  • Manage and maintain the incident management queues for the team; work problem tickets and issues to completion
  • Maintain a highly available and scalable network environment
  • Assist with technical issues, project management, design, analysis, and implementation of network solutions as needed
  • Develop and execute mitigation plans for technical issues
  • Prepare periodic maintenance plans and comply with change management procedures
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of company network and technology standards
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • 6+ years overall F5 experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to interact with team and internal customers on a daily basis
  • Working knowledge of Cisco network infrastructure
  • Significant experience with supporting and maintaining F5 Big-IP load balancers to include set up, maintenance, upgrades, and replacement of the latest generation of F5s
  • Extensive experience with Big-IP LTM
  • Extensive experience in custom SSL, ciphers, and LTM/GTM traffic performance optimization
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking and systems administration; and the ability to troubleshoot problems
 
Additional Requirements:
  • Excellent attention to detail and communications skills
  • Working knowledge of network infrastructure
  • Significant experience with F5 Big-IP to include set up, maintenance, & upgrades
  • Extensive experience with F5 Big-IP in a large shared environment
  • Experience with legacy F5 platforms to include maintaining and replacement
  • Demonstrate an ability to craft and understand iRules
  • Familiarity with tcpdump, Wireshark, and analyzing network traffic
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the OSI and TCP/IP network models and provide examples
  • Ability to work in a large SDLC environment
  • Experience analyzing security impacts and risks to websites, explain crafting ASM policies with examples
  • Extensive experience in custom SSL, ciphers, and LTM/GTM traffic performance optimization
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking and systems administration; and the ability to troubleshoot problems
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or related field
  • Candidate must pass background check and drug screening
 
Preferred:
  • Experience with scripting such as python is a plus
  • Financial Industry experience a plus
 
Regards,
Joseph
MatchPoint Solutions | Office 310-961-4644| Email: joseph@matchpointsolutions.com
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