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Network F5 Engineer Lead

Posted on Mar 7, 2020 by Request Technology

Charlotte, NC 28201
Immediate Start
$110k - $110k Annual

A fortune 500 company is on the search for a Network F5 Engineer Lead.

This role is revolved around F5 enterprise routing and switching and F5 platform administration. For this role, you must be fluent in TMSH and CLI for system configuration and need to be familiar with GTM health monitoring and LTM integration (iQuery). They will be doing F5 local and global traffic management.


  • Consult with application designers and developer to create application delivery solutions that enhance the availability and operations of enterprise applications
  • Create standardized deployment models, components, and scripts for execution of new solutions
  • Develop, plan, and implement complex changes to the platform or applications supported by the platform
  • Automate or orchestrate network technologies to improve consistency of delivered service and speed to market
  • Recognize and recommend improvements to existing system design and operations to enhance the overall delivery of the services
  • Communicate technical concepts clearly with the extended team to aid in the planning of solutions and gain adoption of services
  • Resolve highly complex or critical incidents involving multiple enterprise services and components
  • Collaborate with operations teams to address availability concerns and create proactive monitoring for incident avoidance

Job Qualifications

  • F5 Platform Administration
  • Strong understanding of high-availability system configurations and design options
  • Experience configuring and managing system interfaces and addressing
  • Fluent in TMSH and CLI for system configuration
  • Experience executing system patches, software version updates, and system backup restoration
  • F5 Local Traffic Management
  • Strong understanding of local traffic management concepts including virtual Servers, load balancing methods, persistence and health monitors
  • Experience in the development and use of iRules and Data Groups
  • F5 Global Traffic Management
  • Knowledgeable of general DNS principles and operations
  • Strong understanding of Wide IPs and LB Methods for high availability and load distribution topologies
  • Familiar with GTM health monitoring and LTM Integration (iQuery)
  • Experience with zone and record administration in DNS Express
  • F5 Application Policy Management
  • Experience with clientless and client based remote access VPN topologies
  • Familiarity with remote access VPN topologies and options for mobile clients including Per-App VPN and automatic connection profiles
  • Strong understanding of authentication and single sign-on protocols and technologies (Active Directory, LDAP, Kerberos, SAML)
  • Application protocols and topologies
  • Strong familiarity with application deployment topologies and flows
  • Deep understanding of common applications protocols, including HTTP and LDAP
  • Enterprise Routing and Switching
  • Familiar with routing protocols (OSPF/BGP) in an enterprise environment
  • Knowledgeable of enterprise data center solutions and technologies
  • Scripting and Development Skills
  • Uses Scripting languages, including Python and PERL, in a system administration capacity
  • Experienced with REST APIs for system configuration and analysis


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (additional work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement)
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator or Technology Specialist certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional certification
  • 5+ years of experience in an enterprise IT environment in a technical operations, engineering, or consulting capacity

Reference: 857912785

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