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F5 Engineer in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

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Job Description

F5 Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an F5 Engineer. In this role the candidate will lead and design application infrastructure integration framework and outline best practices and standards. The candidate will participate in project calls and work with internal groups as well as LOB to gather detailed technical requirements. This role is responsible for High Level design as it pertains to load balancing infrastructure and changes and for Low Level design (configuration details, hands-on experience is required) for load balancing.


  • Perform implementations or provide necessary details to handover to implementation team as required
  • Provide Level 3 support and direction for production related issues. Considered a SME for load balancing
  • Responsible for documentation of end-to-end load balancing design
  • Establishes capacity/threshold management plan and details for Work Load Management
  • Works with external vendors (F5) for chronic issues, bugs, feature enhancements
  • Participate and provide guidance for new feature enhancements, code and certification
  • Help with lifecycle management of load balancing product set


  • Ability to do Network IP Services and Design
  • Subject Matter Expert with F5 products and technology (GTM, LTM, SSL offloading etc.)
  • Working knowledge of leveraging F5 devices for web acceleration and caching
  • Good overall network background with an understanding of routing and switching protocols as well as application layer protocols
  • Strong background with DNS
  • Advanced skills of designing, coding, and troubleshooting iRules and iControls
  • Strong understanding of the different load balancing options and features to include OneConnect, Persistence, SSL offload functions, HTTP profiles, etc.
  • Must have strong understanding of the Global Traffic Manager and Iquery functionality between LTM and GTM for a HA design
  • Must have a strong understanding of Web traffic load balancing function and manipulation procedures along with sizing and capacity planning based on a high availability or DR design
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Background with network scripting and programming

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit