Information Technologist III

Job description

Working/Functional Title

F5 Engineer III

Position Summary

Responsible for activities related to the architecture, selection, design, implementation, support, and maintenance of F5 systems supporting the activities of MSU. Expected to be a subject matter expert in F5 and at least one field of network, security, or applications development. Responsible for issue tracking and escalation, risk identification and management, and process identification and improvement relating to system and network components and tasks. On-call 24/7. Exceptional customer service skills with superior oral and written communication skills necessary to consult with customers, manage projects, conduct presentations, and tactfully manage sensitive situations. Capable of mentoring and sharing experience and knowledge with other team members.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related information technology field, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment; and five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed, including experience overseeing large, complex or critical information technology projects; experience with advanced F5 Viprion management, SSL offload, load balancing, iRules, SNAT, 2-factor authentication, OSI model, TCP/IP, DNS, IPv6, Wireshark; knowledge of logical and physical networks, network security, and applications development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Desired Qualifications

Lead the research, planning, design, installation, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and upgrade of applicable systems. Analyze and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to define data needs. Serves as multiple subject matter expert and mentor for other engineers.

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Bidding eligibility ends on 4/17/18 at 11:55 PM.




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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 8/21/2018
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