Site Reliability Engineer

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Position Summary

F5's service employs the use of many layers of in-house engineered hardware, software, and network equipment to provide solutions against Internet-based security threats; particularly large-scale DDoS attacks. As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be responsible for operating and maintaining the production services, and working with architects and developers to ensure reliability and performance of systems. You will be paired with an engineering team in order to drive operational excellence from development to deployment. The ideal candidate pairs brilliant network expertise with excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn, and a problem solving mindset. F5 has a fast-paced, dynamic environment requiring enthusiasm, occasional extra hours, and the ability to work in high stress situations while maintaining your calm. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the support and operation of an industry-defining network that will ultimately serve to sharpen your skills.


• Monitor and provide break/fix maintenance to production systems

• Perform periodic maintenance such as upgrades to network equipment.

• Maintain documentation for systems such as method of procedures and disaster recovery procedures.

• Develop tools to improve our ability to deploy and monitor systems.

• Work with architects and developers to ensure that systems are designed with 'operability' in mind.

• Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation for escalations.

• Responsible for upholding F5's Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.


• A minimum of 3-5 years experience with ISP-level network support and operations.

• 4 year college degree (BA or BS) or equivalent.

• Operational experience with the enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches (experience with Cisco and/or Juniper required).

• Operational experience with F5 BigIP Platform encouraged.

• Must have superior routing protocol troubleshooting skills (BGP and OSPF).

• Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP, GRE, IPSec, DNS, and SNMP protocols.

• Experience with dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 network routing environments.

• Operational experience with access control mechanisms to prevent unwanted access.

• Experience with network monitoring and operations support systems.

• Experience with standard network change management and configuration policies. • Experience with network orchestration tools a plus.

• Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem solving abilities.

• Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

F5 Networks is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.


The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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