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Federal - F5 Engineer

Job Location: MD - Greenbelt

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00530687


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Greenbelt, MD

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect. 
The F5 engineer will be responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the F5 BIG IP infrastructure supporting the Client.  Furthermore, the engineers will be required to perform all F5 LTM load balancer functions to include: creating virtual servers, pools/pool members, nodes, monitors, iRules etc. Furthermore, the engineers will be responsible for all load balancer support for cloud service providers (AWS, IBM Soft Layer, Azure, etc...)
• Serve as a subject matter expert in supporting F5 load balancers with Big-IP LTM & ASM
• Perform daily operational tasks submitted by customers through Remedy
• Install, configure, and maintain network hardware, software, devices and appliances in support of TCO infrastructure
• Prepare network or infrastructure Visio topology diagrams, write Standard Operating Procedures, maintenance plans and provide status reports as required, participate in data calls and other operational and maintenance tasks
• Troubleshoot network problems, network device configurations and coordinate with various department administrators to facilitate connectivity issue resolution
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess either a Master’s Degree + 12 years’ experience / a Bachelor’s Degree + 14 years’ experience / or an Associate’s Degree + 16 years’ experience / or 18 years' experience with no degree
  • 5 years’ overall IT experience working in a large enterprise environment with the internal processes, including 2 years supporting a federal governmental structure and its mandates
  • 2 years’ experience with Cisco network technologies
  • 2 years’ experience with supporting and maintaining F5 Big-IP load balancers to include set-up, maintenance, upgrades and replacement of the latest generation of F5s
  • 3 years’ experience with Big-IP LTM and ASM modules in a large shared environment
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
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