Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!


Summarize the purpose/objective of the position as a brief overview of the major or essential job functions.

The Network Support Engineer II (NSE II) is a seasoned and experienced Enterprise Support professional who provides remote technical assistance on F5 solutions to internal and external customers and F5 partners.  NSE II’s  handle multiple active cases of diverse scope where analysis of customer network environments and customer specific data requires a review of identifiable factors to arrive at a conclusion which can work around, restore or resolve the customer’s problem. NSE II’s aim to keep customer’s satisfied. They exercise solid judgment within an ISO certified Quality Management System set of defined procedures in order to select the best methods amongst several possible methods and techniques, to build a plan of action and take appropriate action.  NSE II’s receive little day to day instructions on their work, and general instructions on new projects or assignments.   Work hours are scheduled shifts corresponding to forecasted customer activity.  NSE II’s are proficient with a number of troubleshooting tools and equipment in the course of providing resolutions to cases.  They network with senior internal and external personnel and build strong working relationships internally, to their peers, Escalation Engineers, and Managers, or related F5 departments and externally, to customers and partners. NSE II’s provide communication to our customers, by phone, email and/or webex, and accept ownership of issues until a resolution is delivered, providing high customer satisfaction.


Using action verbs, list the essential duties of the position  At the end of each line item add % of time and level of importance – 1 being the most important.

- Demonstrates good judgment to select the best methods and techniques to provide a diverse scope of technical support (Level 1 to Level 3) to troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues on F5 products and services, based on data analysis of a complex set of customer specific factors.
- Proactively and effectively communicate status, plan-of-action, and resolution of issues based on an ISO Quality Management System defined the set of procedures.

- Provides F5 customers and partners with a consistently high-quality support experience

- Participates in on-going training with F5 products and related technologies
- Maintains high schedule adherence (work hours and on-phone time)
- Effectively manages case escalations to tier 3 (Engineering Services) while maintaining customer communication, with limited assistance/mentoring from senior support personnel or management
- Manages multiple routine cases and prioritizes based upon customer and business needs
- Performs additional projects as required
- Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and promptly reporting violations of the code or other company policies.


State minimum qualifications of education, experience, licenses or certifications.

 5 years experience in a professional technical support role or equivalent experience, working with relevant technologies

- 2nd Tier Academic Degree (Bachelors BA/BS, Honors, Graduate Certificate or equivalent) preferred.
Certification to 201 level certification is expected to be achieved at the NSE II level in their core module area of expertise. Level 301 certification is preferred but not expected.


Considering the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, list the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform those functions at a competent and proficient level.

- Excellent customer service skills together with experience supporting corporate customers and service providers in production environments.
- Hands-on technical experience preferred with internetworking/data center operations including WAN operations (e.g. DNS, Open SSL, Cryptography, virtualization, etc), Network Protocols, TCP/IP, OSI Model, UNIX or Linux (e.g. Redhat) operating systems, VMware or equivalent hypervisors and network hardware preferred. Potential for exposure to Network Security (e.g. Web Application Security, AAA, VPN, DDoS, Malware, Application Firewalls, etc)

- Proficient with Windows OS
- Able to work under limited or little instructions on routine work.
- Evidence of building strong internal/external relationships within a team environment.

- Experience with the main Customer Relationship Management system. Siebel experience preferred.
- Analytical thinker with strong attention to detail
- Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently, including technical concepts and terminology. Multiple language skills a plus.
- We should be able to effectively relay technical information to customers of varying skill levels, including senior technical customer levels.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

About the company

F5 provides strategic points of control throughout the IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to scale, adapt, and align with changing business demands

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