Lead F5 Engineer

f5, active directory, networking, vpn, dns, tmsh, cli
Full Time
$90,000 - $110,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Lead F5 Engineer

***We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role***


  • Automate or orchestrate network technologies to improve consistency of delivered service and speed to market
  • 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
    Collaborate with operations teams to address availability concerns and create proactive monitoring for incident avoidance
    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


  • Bachelor s degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • 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)
  • Solid understanding of F5 Platform Administration, Global Traffic Management, Application Policy Management, etc.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional certification
    5+ years of experience in an enterprise IT environment in a technical operations, engineering, or consulting capacity
    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
    Experience with clientless and client based remote access VPN topologies
    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 Certified BIG-IP Administrator or Technology Specialist certification
    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
    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

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Posted By

Kyle Honn

200 East 5th Ave., Suite 116 Naperville, IL, 60563

Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : KH517
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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