F5 Guru - Belleville, IL


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F5 Guru - Belleville, IL


Belleville, IL 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

F5 Guru
Military (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines) experience is a big plus.  Multiple opportunities available in Belleville, IL!
Ready to Hire; Urgent Need!  Candidates MUST hold a current and active Secret security clearance and a current DoD 8570 certification.
This F5 Guru role will support the program providing sustainment, maintenance, problem and change management services to help ensure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of service.  This team works in a performance-based environment where performance is based on Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP).
-Research, design, build, test, deploy, analyze, administer, and maintain the enterprise F5 network environments (hardware, software, and configuration components).
-Maintain the F5 Big-IP Viprions with vCMP and LTM utilizing route domains and partitions.
-Review and provide recommendations to improve the F5 solution.
-Design and develop processes and documentation for lower level technicians. Direct junior technicians/engineers as needed to complete projects.
-Perform reach back to OEM Vendors to de-conflict operational issues with known operating system bugs and security alerts.
-Troubleshoot, configure, upgrade, maintain and monitor the F5 Big-IP load balancer network architecture.
-Develop Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)/Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for troubleshooting and quickly identifying issues.
-Analyze network alarms and identify sources.
-Troubleshoot F5 configuration issues.
-Troubleshoot traffic through the F5s.
-Troubleshoot application monitors.
-Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline with 8 years of overall related experience; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
-Must hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, or equivalent) prior to start date.
-Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
-Ability to perform after hours on-call duties as required of the program.
-Experience with the following: alarm surveillance, fault management, LAN maintenance, performance management.
-Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, IP routing, LAN and WAN protocols, BGP, campus and data center switching, and load balancing focusing on Cisco and F5 solutions.
-Expertise with of the following devices/vendors: PaloAlto Firewalls, CISCO, Juniper, A10, LTM, and F5.
-Experience with Application Partitions, Route Domains & vCMP on Viprion and appliance platforms.
-F5 experience must include: LTM, vCMP, TMSH, partition and route domains.
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Chicago, IL, United States

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