F5 Systems Engineer

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Bluehawk is seeking an F5 Systems Engineer


⦁ Participate in the development and support of customer technical requirements
⦁ Champion a collaborative, team-based environment, sharing standard methodologies and success and building positive relationships
⦁ Plan, Design, Develop, Implement and Operate F5 products such as LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ and APM
⦁ Manage the configuration on multiple physical and virtual F5 across multiple data centers
⦁ Develop scripts and tools to automate configuration of a large number network security devices distributed across multiple data centers
⦁ Propose and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the network security infrastructure
⦁ Applies capacity planning configuration changes as demanded by the business
⦁ Address performance, scalability and service architecture administration issues
⦁ Design, install, configure, maintain network security services, equipment and devices
⦁ Plan and support network security infrastructure
⦁ Provide clear technical documentation and written procedures for issues identified and addressed
⦁ Monitoring and troubleshooting of platform and OS based problems, network security infrastructure and connectivity issues
⦁ Perform launch testing for new software releases and the introduction of new features
⦁ Coordinate equipment orders including physical or virtual appliances, as well as upgrading, monitoring, testing and servicing the systems as needed
⦁ Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of technology towers i.e.: Storage, Virtualization, Intel, Networking, Data Center Migration and Disaster Recovery
⦁ Knowledge of risk and controls landscape, ensuring company-wide standards are met
⦁ Participate in change and incident management
⦁ Anticipating potential problems and acting to minimize the impact they may have on the project or unit
⦁ Ability to collaborate with different technology towers to achieve common goals
⦁ Provide on-call support outside business hours


Required Skills/Qualifications/Certifications:
⦁ 7+ years of relevant F5 experience with F5 LTM, ASM, BIG-IQ, and/or APM administration and life cycle management including experience with advanced iRule creation and troubleshooting
⦁ Ability to handle multiple complex F5 configurations and deployments at once
⦁ Understanding of networking at all layers of the OSI model; and Previous experience with web application technologies
⦁ Experience deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network systems, switching, and routing protocol standards such as: TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, SDN, and 802.1x.
⦁ Experience managing and troubleshooting DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and NTP in a large multi-site environment
⦁ Ability to manage multiple stands of work simultaneously.
⦁ Executes within a customer-centric environment.
⦁ Excellent verbal and written communication skill Hands on experience with Python and APIs
⦁ Self-driven with the ability to manage workload without direct supervision

⦁ Experience with Infoblox DDI, Microsoft DNS, Dyn, VMWare Automation products (vRO, vRA)

Certification Requirements:
Must have the F5 201 certification or obtain the certification within 3 months of hire date.


Bluehawk, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/

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