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Load Balancer - Fort Worth, TX
Ref No.: 17-02051
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Job Title: Load Balancer
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Position Type: Contract  
Pay Rate:  DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD and H4 EAD preferred.
No sponsorship available for this job, NO C2C

Job Description: 
Our Client is seeking a Load Balancer for a 6+ month contract located in Fort Worth, TX.
  • Load Balancing Engineer with hands-on experience on F5 BIG-IP GTM and LTM. This highly dynamic position will interact with application teams across the organization to engineer, document, and support load balancing solutions unique to the application requirements.
  • The Load Balancing Engineer will be an expert in the F5 Load Balancing platforms, must have integration/configuration/administration experience, and possess a solid Network background including an understanding of switch, network routing, and firewall concepts.
  • The Load Balancing Engineer must possess very strong troubleshooting skills as well as a strong TCP and HTTP understanding as it pertains to packet inspection and TCP flow in the Network and Application flows.
  • The Load Balancing Engineer must have a very good understanding of DNS functionality and concepts as it relates to IPv4 and IPv6. Experience with and/or knowledge/understanding of Infoblox a plus.
  • Experience working on the Citrix NetScaler as well as VDI environments is a plus.
Responsibility level
  • Team player that exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor
  • Coordinates multiple managed service providers using standardized engagements to complete work in various environments including Production environments
  • Coordinates with Citrix and/or F5 vendors during issue resolution
  • Interacts with multiple internal application teams to create customized load balancing solutions
Education/ Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or relevant field preferred, equivalent experience is acceptable
  • 10+ years IT experience required, minimum 4 years in Load Balancing technology and DNS