F5 Infrastructure Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a F5 Infrastructure Engineer for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position. The details are below.

Job Title: F5 Infrastructure Engineer
Contract: 4 Months+ possibility for extension/conversion
Location: 100% Remote

Job/Role Description:

  • Primary role is F5 operations support
  • Plan and perform changes on F5 application switches
  • Run application check-out meetings for F5 change validations
  • Analyze F5 requirements for application migrations to new infrastructure
  • Manage changes through ServiceNow ITSM application
  • Remove old F5 configurations no longer required
  • Attend project meetings to report statuses, timelines, and any F5 issues
  • Participate in trouble-shooting application issues that may involve F5 configurations
  • Ensure F5 infrastructure can support the application migrations
  • Ability to handle multiple complex F5 configurations and deployments at once
  • Participate in on-call process for senior support with incidents involving F5s


  • Well versed in crisis management and root cause analysis techniques
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong customer service orientation

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma; higher level degrees preferred
  • Experience with F5 VIP, Pool, SSL, or iRules software deployment methodologies
  • Able to create application-specific monitors, configure the most appropriate load balancing (LB) method, and determine when to use secure network address translation (SNAT) or not
  • Understanding the components of TMOS
  • Experience with F5 features such as LTM, GTM, APM, and ASM
  • Ability to access F5 and use the logs to identify and solve issues
  • Troubleshoot basic and complex F5 network issues
  • Troubleshoot basic and complex F5 iRules
  • Understanding client-server networking
  • Knowledge of common HTTP error codes
  • Knowledge of common application service ports
  • Able to access and manage the BIG-IP through multiple paths (management IP, Self IP)
  • Perform administrative tasks using the GUI or command line
  • Understand the relationship and differentiation between virtual servers, virtual server types, virtual addresses, pools, pool members, nodes, profiles, iRules, and address translation (NAT/SNAT)
  • Be familiar with HTTP, ClientSSL, ServerSSL, TCP, UDP, and persistence profiles
  • Open a support case and utilize online resources such as AskF5, F5 iHealth, and DevCentral
  • Capable of performing F5 upgrades, F5 certs, and licensing
  • Experience with ServiceNow ITSM application
  • Experience with large scale enterprise projects
  • Knowledge of security protocols and implementations
  • Experience in the use of multiple network tools, such as, SyslogNG, SevOne, Spectrum, Splunk, tcpdump and Qradar, for network troubleshooting and monitoring

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nisa Peake, Sourcing Specialist, at

The S3 Difference:

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities. The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-205608
Publish Date: 15 Aug 2022

Tagged as: F5 Infrastructure Engineer