F5 Engineer at P3M Projects

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Midrand, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed basic salary

  • Job 2257085

  • Posted 03 Oct 2018 by RecruitIQ

About the Position

We are looking for an F5 Engineer to join our team.


Network Monitoring:

  • Monitoring of Core infrastructure
  • Monitoring of 3rd Party services
  • Relay relevant Network information in a timely and professional manner
  • Alert and report on network outages
  • Setup and monitor network performance

Network Maintenance:

  • Maintaining the WAN, LAN and DC infrastructure and relevant services
  • Maintain optimal uptime levels of over 99.5%
  • Assist Junior Engineers to maintain the companys environment
  • Capacity planning
  • Setup and perform network disaster recovery
  • Actively pursue automation
  • Compile and update documentation

Network Support:

  • Proactively handle incidents
  • Handle 3rd line support for Network related incidents and request that were logged via IT Helpdesk, E-mail support or Telephonic.
  • Liaise with IT Helpdesk and other IT departments
  • Liaise with 3rd Party Vendors to support Network infrastructure
  • Upgrade network and services hardware and software components as required
  • Provide after-hours network support when required
  • Actively participate in mentoring junior and learner members
  • Design and provision moderate to complex networks and services
  • Proactively puts procedures in place to prevent and reduce the severity of outages
  • Provides on-call production support


  • Administrative tasks such as reporting
  • Fault logging and tracking
  • Fault escalation
  • Asset Management
  • Compile and update documentation such as SOP and How to Guides
  • Complete audit requirements as required by audit deadline


  • Grade 12,
  • Certificate in CCNA R
  • Certificate CCNA Security
  • F5 Admin
  • F5 LTM, GTM Specialist
  • F5 ASM, APM Specialist
  • Checkpoint CCSA


  • 5 Years relevant experience
  • Implementation of security polices
  • Strong expertise in the design, implementation and support of ADC environment in a complex network in corporate environment
  • Extensive experience in F5 appliances and Viprion architecture
  • Extensive experience in F5 LTM, ASM and APM Blades
  • Extensive experience in designing a high availability and scalable F5 architecture
  • Extensive working knowledge of analytical tools like Wireshark
  • Basic programming like python
  • Analytical skills
  • Experience in automation like ansible
  • Must be effective in complex problem resolution falling within area of responsibility
  • To keep abreast with new and future network technologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDN Technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

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Desired Skills

  • F5
  • Security Policies
  • Analytical Skills
  • Wireshark
  • SDN Technologies

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