We're seeking several skilled Technical Engineers with heavy hands-on experience and expertise in either F5 Load Balancing and/or Checkpoint Firewalls. The role of the technical engineer is to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test and certify technology platforms, software and applications. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution
Propose appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA
Plan for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts
Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards
Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics , SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans
Define success criteria for validation of technology solution and application designs
Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices
Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
4+ years of related experience to be considered a level 3 engineer.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Hands-on experience with F5 Load Balancers and/or Checkpoint Firewalls
Working experience with firewalls, proxies, and DNS
Working with OPS team on DMZ implementation and escalation tasks
Working knowledge of financial enterprise applications a plus
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, enterprise audio/video/multimedia applications
Working under DMZ lead on all projects to meet business requirements
Understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP
Working knowledge of data security features deployed in the DMZ environment: SSL, IPSec
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