Are valued and empowered, collaborative and team oriented, innovative in their approach and passionate about their work. They are reliable, trustworthy, and open with a high level of integrity. They value diversity, are inclusive, and are committed to a global mindset.
Note: this position can be performed from anywhere near a major U.S. airport
Through F5 Networks Professional Services, the F5 Security Consultant provides contracted engineering for which F5 bills at an hourly rate. Consulting engagements can be long-term events measured in months, or short-term events measured in days. F5 Security Consultants are called upon to assist customers and partners in deploying/integrating customer solutions with F5 products. Primary focus will be toward F5 Networks products and their integration with customer networks and other equipment. While this job may involve some project management and opportunity scoping, it requires customer expectation management and its technical fulfillment. This position is not part of F5's technical support services and is not a corporate escalation point for customer issues. F5 Consultants often interface with F5 Sales Account Executives, but do not report to any given Account Executive. Incidental mentorship may result from working with other F5 employees, but it is not a performance metric.
:* Performs consulting project activities, ranging from client identification to final invoicing to engagements requiring varied interpersonal and technical skills.* Assumes technical responsibilities that may include, but are not limited to: security assessment, forensic analysis, vulnerability risk remediation, problem identification, systems architecture definition, hardware/software specification, design, implementation, testing, client training, and solution deployment.* Performs project management activities that may include, but are not limited to: interaction with company and client managers, monitoring of cost/scheduling, project cost estimating, creation of high and low level project plans, proposal generation, and invoicing..* Identifies additional product/services opportunities in customer organization.* Manages customer interaction and engagement, including project scoping, Statement of Work development, deliverable documentation, and follow-up.* Maintains working proficiency in F5 products and technologies through self-directed and formal training.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table, and require the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material. Expect travel 70% for on-site work with customers and partners.
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