F5 Network Engineer

Kearneysville, WV | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 05/10/2018 Job ID: 226345 Industry: IT

F5 Network Engineer
Softworld Inc.’ s client is seeking an experienced, motivated Network Engineer.
  • Someone with hands-on experience with F5 BIG-IP LTM, F5 BIG-IP Application Security Module or related Web Application Firewall technologies.
  • This position requires a broad level of up-to-date knowledge in network engineering, with the ability to complete very difficult and complex assignments under minimal supervision.


• Plan, implement, manage and optimize web application firewall operations for a major federal government agency

• Implement web security policies in F5 BIG-IP Application Security Module (ASM)

• Build cooperative relationships between infrastructure, application and security teams with a focus on streamlining security practices

• Define and drive adoption of automated processes to optimize web application security posture across development, test and production environments

• Conduct web application penetration testing

• Conduct API penetration testing

• Provide training and knowledge transfer to team members

• Secondarily assist with F5 BIG-IP LTM administration and operations



• Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (MIS)

Clearance Required
  • Secret


• 5-15 years’ experience in information security with a focus on web application security and penetration testing experience

• Hands-on experience engaging clientele in consulting-related environments

• Hands-on experience with F5 BIG-IP LTM, F5 BIG-IP Application Security Module or related Web Application Firewall technologies

• An aptitude for technical writing, including assessment reports, presentations, and operating procedures

• Familiarity with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit, Burp Suite Pro, Kali Linux, etc.

• Security testing experience with web, API and mobile apps

• Familiarity with HTML5, XML, SOAP, JSON, and AJAX

• Strong understanding of Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and DevSecOps

• Familiarity with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications and Department of Defense Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)

Desired Qualifications

• F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA), F5 Certified Technology Specialist ASM (F5-CTS ASM), F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

• Experience with F5 BIG-IP APIs and third-party integrations

• OSWE, OSCP, OSCE, GWEB, GWAPT, GPEN, CEH, CISSP or CISM certification(s)

• Hands-on experience creating useful tools and automation with Python, Perl, Bash, or Ansible

• Familiarity with common web frameworks




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