Sr. F5 Network Engineer or Architect

Location: Phoenix, AZ Type: Full time

     
Roles and responsibilities Design and lead implementation of updated best practice based F5 GTM architecture

o Work with current load balancer team and applications teams to determine business requirements for GTM environment
o Analyze existing GTM implementation to determine current solution usage and needs for updated architecture
o Implement F5 GTM configurations with adherence to company global IT and InfoSec standards and industry best practices
o Work with application teams to fully test the new GTM setup prior to VIP cut-over
o Coordinate with project managers, application teams, and stake holders to cut-over to new GTM VIPs during afterhours change windows
o Assist in validation and provide technical support on GTM VIP cut-over nights
o Document all configuration changes through the change management system

· Evaluate F5 Big-IP data security modules for use in the environment

o Work with current load balancer team together with information security teams to determine business requirements for Big-IP security module.
o Understand current security architecture to determine how Big-IP security modules would work in conjunction with existing security tools
o Provide use cases for potential implementation of APM, AFM, and ASM within the environment and present to IT leadership
o Develop design and implementation engineering for chosen solutions
o Work with application and security teams to fully test the new security module setup prior to cut-over
o Coordinate with project managers, application teams, and stake holders to cut-over to new security modules during change windows
o Assist in validation and provide technical support on GTM VIP cut-over nights
o Document all configuration changes and implementations through the change management system

· Support virtual server request and build automation effort in the VIP creation space

o Work with Compute Platform and current load balancer teams to determine automation capability in the F5 architecture for VIP creation as part of the overall virtual server build automation effort
o Provide expertise in the F5 module APIs needed to integrate with VMWare and other automation tools.
o Develop design and implementation engineering for interfaces linking to ACP automation solutions
o Work with ACP, Hosting and application teams to fully test new interfaces prior to production implementation
o Coordinate with project managers, application teams, and stake holders to cut-over to new interfaces during approved change windows
o Assist in validation and provide technical support on interfaces during cut over periods
o Document all configuration changes through the change management system
STS is a global information technology firm providing managed services, managed projects, managed mobility services, software development, and field technical services. STS provides the full lifecycle of IT services: consulting, hardware and software procurement, logistics management, installation and configuration, operations and sustaining support services. STS provides one of the largest complement of certified engineers and technicians available anywhere. STS currently operates in the United States, South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region.

Customer success at STS is also based on employee success. STS employees receive excellent compensation, best-in-class medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K, flexible time off programs, training, career advancement, relocation opportunities, life insurance and company sponsored retirement programs.
Classification: Temp.
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