Senior F5 Engineer

Location: Laurel, MD
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Senior F5 Engineer position available in Laurel, MD.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in supporting F5 load balancers with Big-IP LTM & ASM
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the F5 BIG IP infrastructure
  • 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
 
Qualifications:
  • Experience with Cisco network technologies
  • Significant experience with supporting and maintaining F5 Big-IP load balancers including 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
 
Education and Experience:
  • BS or equivalent experience 
  • 5 years experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field  
  • CCNA, CCNP, CCIE preferred
 
Clearance:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust, or must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
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