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Sr. DevOps WAF Proxy Engineer

Who is F5aaS?

We provide services that ensure applications are delivered secure, fast, and reliable.

As a team player, this is what you should expect:

Do you want to change the world with a click of a button? You will develop world-class products and services that mitigate, analyze, monitor, visualize, and manage traffic across the globe in public and private clouds, datacenters, and customer premises. You will provide quality solutions while keeping focus on high availability, scalability, maintainability, and security.

You'll have the chance to create, develop and implement our amazing products and services running in our cloud network environment. It requires a practical understanding of operating a service on the Internet. There will be a focus on reliable, scalable, and robust automation, operational tooling and configuration management. A strong background in application delivery controllers is desired.

Show us the following:

  • We're seeking an excellent communicator with impressive interpersonal skills
  • An ability to set expectations, adjust them when appropriate but otherwise always meet or exceed them
  • An ability to approach large scale problems pragmatically and maintain focus on the problem at hand
  • Define, collect, and interpret product/system requirements
  • Build architecture/system design documents focusing on visualizing workflows and specifying clear, clean, well defined interfaces
  • Tracking and evaluating common vulnerabilities and exposures that are meaningful to our infrastructure
  • Taking ownership and responsibility for our WAF policy and enforcement infrastructure, orchestration and architecture
  • Improve automation, monitoring, and operations by crafting and integrating tools!
  • Configure and lead a variety of internally developed and third-party applications and services, across multiple environments
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Recommend and maintain technical design methodologies, processes, and standards
  • Provides technical mentorship to lower level engineers

Show us your skills

  • Deep understanding of application delivery platforms (ADC)
  • F5 BIG-IP, F5 Linerate, Nginx, Varnish, Avi or other traffic management platforms
  • Experience in automation of code deployment across ADCs
  • Experience operating and debugging web application security platforms in a production environment: F5 ASM, modsecurity, Incapsula, Impreva, Cloudflare or other web application firewalls
  • Experience with at least one software configuration management system (Puppet, Ansible, Chef)
  • Experience with VMWare and/or Docker
  • Strong scripting skills (Python, Perl, Bash, Ansible, etc)
  • Strong analytic/troubleshooting skills
  • Service or cloud provider experience a plus
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Hadoop, OpenTSDB, Couchbase, Redis, or PostgreSQL a plus

How do you qualify?

  • This opportunity requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.


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