BAE Systems, a top-ten prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, enables the U.S. government to transform data into intelligence and provides engineering, integration and sustainment support for critical military platforms and systems. Intelligence & Security provides services and products to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, federal law enforcement officials, and troops deployed around the world.
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We are looking for experienced Load Balancing Engineers to join our technology-based program supporting the government. This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery. This is a fast paced, challenging, and career rewarding experience to recruit and develop provide top talent and solutions on one of the most complex and high profile programs supporting a government customer.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
The right candidates will have a minimum of 11 years' relevant experience. A Bachelor's or Master's degree are preferred. A TS/SCI with Polygraph is required along with experience supporting a government customer.
The Load Balancer Engineer is responsible for architecture/ engineering for implementations, cloud environment, integrations, and project designs. The Load Balancing Engineer oversees, manages and coordinates network policy. They assist in the configuration and troubleshooting of F5 load balancers. The right candidate must manage the load balancing network and application requirements. They collaborate and coordinate with internal support teams and provide timely reports to management. The Load Balancing Engineer provides the enterprise Load Balancing strategy while also providing the technical support necessary for security compliance initiatives. The Load Balancer Engineer should examine, evaluate and install new technologies and solutions.
This candidate will provide highly available and complex network solutions in both data centers and cloud environments. They must have in-depth knowledge about protocols, designs, and configuration of data center and other network infrastructure related to load balancing solutions. The professionals should play an active role in the mitigation plans and they must make sure they comply with security baselines and standards.
The engineer should manage and maintain procedures for telecommunication systems. They have to evaluate the need for any new reconfigurations and make suggestions for the implementation as and when required. It is their responsibility to take care of the daily administration of the load balancer environment. The professional must also look into network performance, resolve issues and deploy solutions.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Experience Required in the Following Areas:
The Load Balancer Engineer will analyze, design, implement and maintain the network's F5 Load Balancer infrastructure. They inspect data packets and TCP, IP flow in network and application flow. The professional must be an expert in Load Balancing platforms and will possess a working knowledge of switches, routers, and firewall concepts.
The Load Balancer Engineer must design and maintain telecommunication projects according to the telecommunications road map. They should be capable of locating and resolving capacity and performance issues and make the sure the uninterrupted operation of data telecommunications systems. The engineer will have to resolve any F5 related issues and mitigate F5 related risk by providing solutions. They have to keep track of the emerging products, services and protocols in support of telecommunications equipment procurement.
Load Balancer Engineer who should design testing to identify faults, minimize malfunctions, backup systems. They have to create and maintain DR processes for data telecommunications infrastructure. The professional should have a good understanding of advanced routing, protocols, the OSI model, WAN optimization, network security and remote user access. They should have hands-on experience with networks to install, implement and maintain telecommunications equipment.
The Engineer should be able to configure and maintain F5 Load Balancers, load balancing best practices and WAN/LAN network management. They should also take the responsibility to upgrade network operating systems software and hardware as per the management requirements. The professionals must provide inputs into security technology plan. They have to ensure that the plans integrate effectively with the other aspects of the technical infrastructure.
They have to provide all the necessary support for large-scale infrastructure migrations and baseline reviews. The engineer should have a good understanding to work with other networking security groups as well. The professionals should be able to handle any issues related to engineering design and deployment implementation.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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