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F5 Networks, Inc Systems Administrator II - RP1026506 in Greenacres, Washington

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation. Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive. Position Summary System Administrators are responsible for maintaining the computer systems of a company. Server management is a primary responsibility, and a System Administrator would be responsible for installing, maintaining and upgrading servers. They are also responsible for ensuring the servers are backed up, and that the server data is secure from unauthorized access. System administrators will also often perform light programming (usually scripting, which involves writing programs to automate tasks). Primary Responsibilities *Provide Systems Engineering Operational support by resolving incidents, requests, and problems associated with various IT systems. *Provide solid comprehensive administration of assigned systems, including product evaluation, selection, installation, integration, user support, problem resolution, & ongoing maintenance of hardware, operating systems, networking, and application software. *Assist technical/lead on large/complex systems and infrastructure projects. *Establish project teams to develop, document, and analyze business & technical requirements; conduct alternatives analyses; prepare project specifications, plans & schedules; communicate with stakeholders; coordinate approvals & necessary resources; and deliver fully validated and tested results on-time, within budgeted costs. *Recommend, develop and implement forward-looking strategies for satisfying Systems Engineering business needs and maintaining technical currency with assigned systems. *Maintain up-to-date configuration and recovery documentation for assigned systems. *Ensure ongoing communications regarding system issues/activities with all stakeholders: department executives and managers, end users, IT staff, vendors, customers, etc. *Ensure roles and responsibilities of junior team members are adhered to, mentor and act as a role model. *Responsible for upholding F5s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies. *Performs other related duties as assigned. The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities *Solid ability to effectively prioritize work, juggling daily support responsibilities with project/product driven roles and actions to automate/evolve the environment. *Demonstrated hands-on familiarity with networking (TCP/IP) and server equipment, operating systems (Windows, Linux), infrastructure application (DNS/SMTP/DHCP/PXE/RADIUS etc.), VM infrastructure, storage systems, and IT infrastructure operations. *Solid Problem Analysis and Solving Skills: solid ability to troubleshoot a complex issue down to potential contributing components, identify root case if possible or gather supporting evidence for escalation *Solid ability to incorporate daily sustaining roles with progress on strategic improvements, issues, deciding what requires the greatest immediate attention, and coordinating actions to layer focus to achieve the greatest effi