Network Engineer L2 (Load balancing)

  • Richmond, VA
  • Contract

Job Description

Position:              Network Engineer L2 (Load balancing)

Duration:             Long term. (Could Be A Full-time Also)

Rate:                     DOE.

Location:             Richmond, VA.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Science or engineering discipline of 5 years of work related experience in production support.
  • Good overall network background with an understanding of routing and switching protocols as well as application layer protocols.
  • Subject matter expert with F5 products and Technology (GTM, LTM, SSL Offloading etc)
  • Strong background with DNS.
  • Strong understanding of 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 procedure along with sizing and capacity planning based on a high availability of DR Design.


Desired skills:

  • Advanced skills of designing, coding, and troubleshooting, iRules and iControl,
  • Working knowledge of leveraging F5 devise for we acceleration and catching.
  • Understand how to use net scout, infinistream, or other enterprose package, capture and analysis tools.



  • Staff position for business day support with on-call responsibilities and some requirements fir working outside of normal business hours,
  • Responsible for the day to day support activities for the eCommerce loadbalancing Infrastructure and applications.
  • Review changes for potential load balancing related impacts and recommend improvements.
  • Approves the changes to loadbalancing and DNS management alerts and threshold.
  • Troubleshooting and instant resolution, including failover management, packet and log analysis and escalation to additional resources as appropriate to ensure timely resolution. Complies with companies change management control process.
  • Participate in continues process improvement.
  • Participates in project calls and works with internal banl groups and as well as LOB to geather detailed technical requirements and understand operational impacts.
  • Able to perform implementations or provide necessary details to handover to implementation team as required.
  • Responsible for operation documentation of end-to-end load balancing.
  • Works with Engineering teams and external vendors (F5) for Cronic issues, bugs, feature enhancements.
  • Review performance data during issues and daily to identify and enomalise.
  • Provides postmortem and details for PPR process.


Vasant Thipparti


Smart IMS -Empowering Enterprise Efficiency

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