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Senior F5 Big-IP Network Engineer Large enterprise Financial Firm in downtown Chicago is seeking a Lead Engineer of F5 Big-IP Infrastructure networks. As the Network Engineer Lead, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of a Global Network. You will provide technical thought leadership for voice and data networks, define, maintain, communicate, and implement standards consistent with established architecture and strategy. Key responsibilities span 4 areas: Design- Creates engineering design to meet the business and operational objectives for business continuity solutions. - Defines standard engineering designs, templates, processes, and procedures for implementing projects that follow existing architectures for large complex projects. - Defines new engineering designs, templates, processes and procedures for implementing projects that require new architecture patterns. - Proactively utilizes knowledge of the business unit and objectives to maximize the efficiency of the design. Assessment and Strategy- Provides subject matter expertise to maintain the appropriate life cycle for the technologies in scope, including technology risk, refresh, migration and retirement. - Analyzes system performance, modifying parameters to improve throughput and effectively utilize system resources. - Monitors resource usage, making required adjustments. - Responsible for accurately estimating and planning activities within the domain to provide the necessary input into the project managers for developing an end to end plan. - Establishes and maintains strong collaborative relationships with internal and external strategic partners as well as critical IT infrastructure service providers. With administrative direction, leads the evaluation and selection of tools. - Evaluates tools and makes cost-conscience tool recommendations. - Identifies key areas for improvement to align to strategic objectives. - Analyzes industry best practices and previous project executions - Make recommendations in regards to architecture and infrastructure planning to leadership to refine and enhance current methodology. Support- Primary owner of F5 Big-IP infrastructure with LTM. - Perform preventative maintenance, including the installation of hot fixes and version upgrades. - Participate in and/or lead projects of medium to high complexity. - Leads on-call production support activities, using the technical knowledge and capability to handle all problems that may arise. - Proactively puts procedures in place to prevent and reduce the severity of outages. - Oversees or performs the installation and testing of upgrades working with the systems and applications teams. - Conducts updates of management information systems, including asset management, time tracking and other systems. - Available to be on call 24/7 on a team rotating schedule once assimilated into the team. Leadership- Mentors junior team members on current standards and best practices - Provides quality assurance for engineering designs of junior team members - Assists in training and coaching others - Sets up training
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and may function as a tool administrator, working with the vendor, internally coordinating product upgrades and fixes. - Responsible for developing the organization by mentoring junior engineers and developing how to guides. QUALIFICATIONS:- As Network Engineer Lead, you should have 9 year's progressive data communications experience, and a Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field or similar discipline. In addition, you should have expertise and experience in technical and professional areas. - Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; - 5-7 years of experience of design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of large network consisting of Load balancing, WAN, LAN, and VPNs. - 5 years of experience of working with BIG-IP LTM, GTM, and Viprions - Demonstrate expertise in configuring advance load balancing algorithm like (but not limited to) cookie persistence, priority group, etc. is required. - Working knowledge of iRules, iApp, and SSL PKI is required. - Understanding of LTM interaction with Apache and JBoss - Experience with interaction between network and other technologies that include Linux OS, Firewalls, Oracle, NFS, and virtualization pools - Ability to troubleshoot web load balancing through use of tools such as Fiddler, HTTPWatch, etc. is a plus. - 5-7 years of experience in routing protocols like (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, VRRP, IP, HSRP, BGP for dual ISP, etc. protocols) and set up load balancing using BGP for dual ISP - 5-7 years of experience with layer-2, layer-3, and/or layer-4 network protocols and technologies, TCP, UDP, HTTP/HTTPS, REST, SOAP, NFSv4.x, SMB - Basic UNIX Shell Scripting skills (required for configuration and monitoring activities) MYK62683JR
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