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F5 Network Engineer
at Aerospace Industry
Houston, TX

F5 Network Engineer
at Aerospace Industry
Houston, TX

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Job Description

Job Description – F5 Network Engineer

Position Overview:

  • Universal is currently seeking a Network Engineer as an integral part of enabling information technology to be fast, flexible and responsive.
  • This hands-on technical role operates as part of the enterprise network team and will perform task commonly associated with enterprise network operations such as designing, testing, evaluating, implementing, maintaining and monitoring of the network in support of mission critical production systems.
  • This role also has security specific responsibilities and will work closely with the enterprise IT Security Team.
  • This highly technical role requires extensive hands-on experience and the ability to manage complex networking projects.


  • Maintain, configure and manage CISCO ASA firewalls
  • Conduct network security monitoring and assist with incident response
  • Perform packet and network traffic analysis using tools like SolarWinds, Wireshark, Nmap, NetStat, ARP, Tracert and others
  • Manage Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and other remote access technologies
  • Support F5 BigIP load balancers
  • Manage configurations and provide operational support for Cisco IOS as well as NX-OS switches
  • Lead selection and use of new network and network security technologies
  • Support network Disaster Recovery
  • Monitoring network utilization and performance
  • Oversee network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory
  • Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders to understand goals network requirements
  • Develop network policies that align with business needs and the risk management strategy
  • Assist with data center and headquarters network hardware installation and design optimization
  • Participate in "on call rotation" as part of 24 hour support team


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Network Security, Information Security, Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of IT network infrastructure work experience
  • Strong CISCO ASA firewall work history
  • CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Certifications desired
  • F5 Load Balancer experience
  • Solid understanding of industry-standard network technologies
  • Strong understanding of networking and transport protocols (i.e. SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, NTP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, CIFS, LDAP, and Microsoft AD).
  • Ability to produce architecture diagrams and requisite documentation
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative team environment

Company Description

We are a privately held company headquartered in Houston, Texas that provides products and services for the general aviation industry.

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