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Sr. Web Platform Engineer - F5, NGINX

Company: ITmPowered, LLC
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Web Platform Engineer - F5, NGINX

Sr. Web Platform Engineer will work as a part of the enterprise digital platform delivery group with a strong focus on migrating Load Balancer Configurations from F5 BIG-IP LTM to NGINX Plus. Engineer, solution design, configuration, and troubleshooting of load balancing, caching, reverse proxy infrastructure on the NGINX / NGINX Plus platform. Review F5 iRules and translate into configuration of NGINX solution for deployment. Support the design, and delivery of a highly scalable Content Distribution Platform using NGINX / NGINX+ caching, NGINX cache manager, reverse proxy, web functions, and multi-cloud middleware integration in conjunction with Adobe AEM dispatches and publishers (Apache, WebSphere, App Servers/gateways, F5, WAFs.)


  • Load Balancer redesign and migration from F5 /iRules to NGINX Plus
  • Configure NGINX caching for dynamic load balancing, high performance tuning, traffic optimization.
  • Engineer NGINX load balancing and caching solutions optimized for content delivery using hierarchical tiered caching, cache integration, intelligent caching and routing, atomic self-leveling, and self-monitoring.
  • Leverage NGINX, NGINX+, Azure Autoscaling, WebSphere, Apache, IIS, F5, Firewalls, WAF, App gateways.
  • Design Platform automation and integration using Python, Groovy, Ansible, scripting.
  • Integrate middleware including application gateways, load balancers, SSL/TLS certificates and keys, firewalls, web and proxy servers using NGINX, NGINX+, Apache, WebSphere App Server, F5, WAF, and SSL Certificates.
  • Engineer highly scalable secure Digital Content Delivery Caching framework using NGINX / NGINX cache manager, dynamic load balancing, autoscaling, low latency delivery of Adobe Experience Manager Digital content and assets (contextual content fragments, targeted video, audio, high resolution pictures, text)
  • Troubleshoot platform security with SSL certificates, firewalls, WAF, and proxies.
  • Design, develop, test, and deliver resilient, secure, high-volume, high-performance platform solutions.
  • Document work and mentor other technical resources on use of the platform. Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, CIS, or related field
    • 8+ years in cloud platform, DevOps, Systems Engineering, Middleware integration, Performance, or DevOps.
    • NGINX / NGINX Plus - Experience with building production ready Nginx and Nginx+ deployments
    • Strong Load Balancing experience with NGINX+ AND F5 BIG IP, LTM, GTM, iRules / iRulesets, ADC, CLI, iControl
    • Prior experience migrating Load Balancing from F5 to NGINX+ - strongly desired.
    • Optimizing Nginx and fine tuning for high performance supporting traffic and dynamic load for environments
    • Experience with using Nginx cache manager and caching architecture
    • Building highly scalable frameworks with Nginx and Azure or comparable cloud
    • Python and Ansible experience a plus
    • Experience with K8 or AKS in Azure a plus if architecture uses containers, kubernetes, etc.
    • Experience with auto scaling in Azure a plus
    • Experience with building CI/CD pipeline automation into Azure a plus
    • Python and Ansible experience a plus
    • Experience with Adobe AEM a plus
      Logistics: 2yr+ contract role with ITmPowered. Work remote full time nationwide. Conversion at end of contract is a possibility for those that are eligible (living in CA, CO, WA, OR, GA, VA, MD, DC, HI). Must have COVID-19 Vaccination and booster. Must pass 12 panel drug screen and 10yr BG Check. Must be a US Citizen or current green card holder. Excellent benefits, work life balance, and an outstanding manager to work with.

Keywords: ITmPowered, LLC, Seattle , Sr. Web Platform Engineer - F5, NGINX, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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