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F5 Engineer in Greenbelt at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Greenbelt
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-36968

Job Description

General Dynamics IT has an opening for a F5 Engineer with strong communication and technical skills that will support the Department of Commerce 2020 Decennial Census Systems of Systems hybrid cloud infrastructure and its applications.  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...).

Specific roles & responsibilities for the position include but not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in supporting F5 load balancers with Big-IP LTM & 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 

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • 14+ full-time years of experience; Prior consulting, Professional Services and/or Enterprise Experience preferred
  • 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
  • Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work, both their own and that of project team. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail
  • Team Work: Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a proposal effort toward a common vision or goal
  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills
  • Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions
  • Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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