F5 Systems Engineer V

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Job Description

What's it like realizing your potential at an innovative company that takes on some of the world's most important challenges? Rewarding. As a member of our Defense Intelligence Technology team, you will join a diverse group of driven professionals who design the products and systems that support enhanced military capabilities, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. With us, you will be able to make an impact while you hone your skills and grow in your career.

We are looking for a F5 Systems Engineer to add their skills to our team supporting infrastructure services and enterprise engineering efforts for DIA IT Infrastructure Services and networks. This is an exciting and dynamic job opportunity where you will support a dynamic operational customer, and help advance the United States military's analytic and operational capabilities.

In this job, you will:
⦁ 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 Education, Experience, & Skills

Education and Experience:
• High School Diploma + 14 years
• Associate's Degree + 12 years
• Bachelor's Degree + 10 years
• Master's Degree + 8 years
• PhD + 6 years
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, telecommunications, or an engineering focused field
Active TS/SCI clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph
8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification (Security+ or other) Training and Certifications
• Must have the F5 201 certification or obtain the certification within 3 months of hire date.

Required Experience includes
⦁ 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


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

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


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.