Information Technologist II

Job description

Working/Functional Title

F5 Engineer II

Position Summary

This position is responsible for activities related to the implementation, support, and maintenance of F5 systems supporting the activities of MSU. Expected to be fluent in F5 and able to develop scripts to enhance F5 processes. Work with MSU's diverse community to find F5 solutions and work to implement those solutions. Responsible for the escalating issues to F5 support as needed.  Willingness to work outside of standard business hours and be available as part of a 24x7 on-call rotation.  Exceptional customer service skills with superior oral and written communication skills necessary to consult with customers, manage projects and tactfully manage sensitive situations.  Capable of mentoring and sharing experience and knowledge with other team members.  Team members are expected to maintain and increase their technical knowledge through coursework, workshops, independent study and seminars.

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; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Desired Qualifications

Experience with 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; Experience overseeing large, complex or critical information technology projects. Analyze and evaluate current & future business procedures or problems to define needs. Working knowledge of Network layer 2 & 3.

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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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