The F5 Load Balancer Engineer will oversee, manage or coordinate network policy. They assist in the configuration and troubleshooting of F5 load balancers. The engineer must manage the load balancing network and application requirements. They collaborate and coordinate with internal support teams and give timely reports to the management.
The Load Balancer Engineer will analyze, design, implement and maintain the network’s F5 Load Balancer infrastructure. They inspect data packets and TCP flow in network and application flow. The professional must be an expert in F5 Load Balancing platforms and will possess a good knowledge of switch, network routing, and firewall concepts. The other responsibilities that include are as follows:
- Must configure and maintain F5 Load Balancers and have good knowledge of WAN/LAN network management and monitoring
- Look into the daily administration of the network load balancer environment
- Keep track of network performance, respond to problems and deploy solutions
- Should collaborate with network and engineering teams regarding load balancing infrastructure for cloud and data center environments
- Must play an active role in designing complex load balancing solutions
- Implement, upgrade and install any new equipment required
- Optimize network efficiency and assess modern technology
- Be responsive and decisive in adjusting architecture as customer requirements and technology evolves
- Assist in completing complex assignments by using network-related processes and procedures
- Ensure network interoperability and propose load balancing infrastructure
- Maintain relationships with other teams within the organization and provide fourth load balancing troubleshooting and support
- Thorough and demonstrable understanding of network operating systems, network devices, and networking protocols
- Must understand network architecture analysis and engineering implementation
- Ability to consistently look into network administration to the diagnose and resolve of network problems
The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, telecommunication, electronics or a related field. Some organizations are keen to hire candidates with a master’s degree.
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
- Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
- Certified Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (CCISP)
Load Balancer Engineer Salary:
According to Paysa.com, on an average, this position averages about $76,376, ranging from $72,796 at the 25th percentile to $79,765 at the 75th percentile. The top layer makes somewhere around $83,115. The results are derived from fewer than 20 profiles, including base salary, equity, and bonuses. As per simplyhired.com, engineer salaries average is $74,814.
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