Sr. Network F5 Engineer

at PJM Interconnection
Location Audubon, PA
Date Posted May 21, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of PJM's network infrastructure components used to support PJM's mission critical applications along with back-office systems.  The Network administrator will support multiple network systems, including routers, firewalls, switches and load balancers.

Essential Functions:

  • Create a F5 BIG-IP LTM configuration/design to deliver applications in a scalable, highly available and redundant environment to meet customer specifications.
  • Select and configure the most appropriate LB method based upon the application requirements and server capabilities.
  • Support application delivery functions working with F5 BIG-IP GTM and LTM
  • iRules creation, modification, & performance-tuning
  • Perform day to day maintenance and troubleshooting of GTM and LTM infrastructure
  • Support and manage an ACI based Cisco Network infrastructure.  This includes detailed understanding of the Cisco Leaf-Spine architecture and supporting technologies.
  • Design, install and manage Cisco and Checkpoint based firewall infrastructure components.
  • Work cross-functionally with other IT professionals to debug production related issues
  • Work with DevOps in the development and design of applications and implementation of load balancing strategies

Characteristics and Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • At least 4 years experience with design, deployment and maintenance of Cisco and/or F5 Big-IP Hardware and Software including routers, switches and load balancing (LTM/GTM)
  • Experience deploying Cisco Routers, Switches, Firewalls and Nexus 7K/5K/2K/1000v
  • Install, configure, and maintain F5 hardware, software, devices and appliances in support of customer infrastructure
  • Ability to troubleshoot F5 network operational problems, device configurations, and coordinate with various department administrators to facilitate F5 resolution
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and the OSI model
  • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 
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