F5 Engineer (Greenbelt, MD) (646672)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

The F5 engineer will be responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the F5 BIG IP infrastructure supporting the Decennial. Furthermore, the engineers will be required to perform all F5 LTM load balancer functions to include: creating virtual servers, pools/pool members, nodes, monitors, iRules etc. Furthermore, the engineers will be responsible for all load balancer support for cloud service providers (AWS, IBM Soft Layer, Azure, etc...) Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in supporting F5 load balancers with Big-IP LTM amp; ASM
  • Perform daily operational tasks submitted by customers through Remedy
  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware, software, devices and appliances in support of TCO infrastructure
  • Prepare network or infrastructure Visio topology diagrams, write Standard Operating Procedures, maintenance plans and provide status reports as required, participate in data calls and other operational and maintenance tasks
  • Troubleshoot network problems, network device configurations and coordinate with various department administrators to facilitate connectivity issue resolution

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Required Skills:
  • Requires a B.S. and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 year of experience. i.e. in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or similar; 5+ years overall IT experience (in lieu of a degree) working in a large enterprise environment with the internal processes of a federal governmental structure and its mandates
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to interact with clients
  • Experience with Cisco network technologies
  • 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 and ASM modules in a large shared environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to craft and understand iRules
  • Experience with TCPDump, Wireshark and analyzing network traffic
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the OSI and TCP/IP network models and provide examples
  • Experience working in a large SDLC environment
  • Experience analyzing security impacts and risks to websites, explain crafting ASM policies with examples.
  • Experience in custom SSL, ciphers, and LTM traffic performance optimization
  • Experience with supporting and maintaining wireless networks
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking and systems administration; and the ability to troubleshoot problems
Desired Skills:
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta