Dell Consultant, IT Network Development in Bengaluru, India

Network Architect - F5 Load Balancing

Location: Bangalore, India

Dell IT Overview:

Dell Digital and IT is a world-class IT organization that employs 5000+ across the globe. We are focused on driving business transformation, superior customer satisfaction, and revenue growth through innovation and cutting-edge technology that leverages traditional ERP, as well as cloud, analytics, mobile, and social solutions.

Role Overview:

We are looking for an individual to serve as a load balancing architect and engineer. A large portion of our environment resides on F5 Networking equipment. This candidate must understand all layers of the OSI model and be able to diagnose complex issues related to network and application problems. Must be able to understand large enterprise network environments and be able to provide solutions that support applications of all types (TCP, HTTP, UDP, FTP, etc.) to work on full proxy load balancers.

Being that this position is also a network engineering role, part of this individual’s responsibility will be to offer advice, direction, and support to other associates on the team. Must be able to articulate customer requirements and explain them to management and other team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meets with application teams to design complex (layer 3-7 network) load balancing solutions

  • Partners with other network and engineering teams to solution load balancing infrastructure for cloud and datacenter environments

  • Provides L3 operational support for production F5 Network infrastructure: Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Global Traffic Manager (GTM) and Access Policy Manager (APM)

  • Routinely applies broad knowledge of network-related processes and procedures to the completion of complex assignments

  • Serves as a resource to others in the resolution of highly complex problems

  • If working remotely, will need to be able to come into Round Rock office twice/month as needed for projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years relevant experience; or Master’s degree with 8+ years relevant experience; or equivalent work experience

  • F5 Administrator experience and/or F5-CA Certification

  • Strong knowledge of F5's Traffic Management Shell (TMSH) operating system

  • Strong knowledge of F5's LTM and GTM firmware for version 11 and/or 12

  • Advanced knowledge of F5 load balancing, Force 10 and Dell PowerConnect products

  • Advanced knowledge of Cisco Systems Products (routers and switches)

  • Strong knowledge and experience in monitoring tools along the lines of TCP decode, packet traces, Wireshark, and Fiddler

  • Understanding of Domain Name System (DNS) & Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP); experience with BlueCat and/or Infoblox a plus

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), preferably Routing and Switching

  • Advanced knowledge of security issues and implications to network solutions

  • Advanced knowledge of network dynamic routing protocols: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)

  • Advanced knowledge of network WAN technologies: Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), IP SLA (Internet protocol service level agreement)

  • Network Optimization knowledge; experience with Silver Peak is a plus

  • Possesses knowledge, skills and abilities required to resolve most network-related problems; ability to consistently apply broad knowledge of network administration to the diagnoses and resolution of network problems

  • Advanced knowledge of network performance, hardware and software

  • Effective communication skills within and outside team

  • High level of documentation ability required

Why work with us?

  • Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology

  • When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships

  • We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential

  • Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work

Benefits:

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Our EVP:

Our Culture Code unites us and makes us a great family of companies and a great place to work. It’s how we run the business, go to market, work together and provide inspirational leadership.

Our culture code is defined by our values and are made real every day by defining expectations for how we work and how we lead.

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