Lead Infrastructure Engineer: F5

Job Title: Lead Infrastructure Engineer: F5
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chertsey, Surrey
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH24985_1606233353
Contact Name: Monique Vorster
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 24, 2020 15:55

Job Description

Lead Infrastructure Engineer: F5


Competitive + excellent benefits package

A comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management solutions that unite office functions and a leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise. Their unmatched experience, deep insights and cutting-edge technology have transformed human resources from a back-office administrative function to a strategic business advantage. The technology team is comprised of brilliant engineers, architects, data scientists, infrastructure experts, and more. The Network team is now seeking a talented and passionate Senior Infrastructur Engineer who is an expert in F5 who will help to take a step forward in their automation journey.

This specialist role will join a global network engineering team that is responsible for architecture, design and delivery of corporate network services for datacenter and branch offices in a mission-critical enterprise. The successful candidate will be crucial in the design and deployment of innovative solutions while delivering efficient automation for these network services.

In a global team, you will be particularly involved in EMEA issues.

Experience required;

  • Solid expereince in a similar Engineer position
  • Good experience in a similar Automation position
  • Advanced & In-depth knowledge of F5 BIG-IP components & operation around:
  • Virtual server & Pool creation
  • SSL Profiles & operation
  • Advanced iRule operation & creation including bypass logic, Boolean logic extensions, working with multiple "events", and global variables
  • SNAT / NAT
  • Interaction with DNS/GTMs
  • Advanced understanding of Routing Domain configuration and usage of dynamic protocols (BGP, OSPF)
  • Advanced understanding of Networking & common network protocols ex TCP/IP
  • Thorough understanding of the http, and SSL/TLS protocols
  • Thorough understanding of Web & Network Security
  • Experience in leading technical projects
  • Fluent in English spoken and written
  • Familiarity / responsibility of an SRE (Site reliability engineer) role that focuses on availability, capacity, monitoring, performance and automation of the infrastructure and technologies used in day-to-day operations.
  • Familiarity with authentication concepts and technologies
  • Configure and administer F5 infrastructure in a multi-vendor environment
  • Demonstrated experience creating "software defined" network infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience in scripting and programming with Python and shell script
  • Experience of interacting with network devices through Rest API's and Ansible

You will also provide level 3 support and may be on call (off-site) during the night and weekends.

If you are interested please apply with a copy of your CV and I will be in touch to discuss the opportunity further.

My client is interviewing remotely and the successful candidate will be brought on remotely until goverment guidelines change.