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Load Balancer and Proxy Network Engineer, Global Network Services

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
Global Network Services (GNS) supports one of the world's largest enterprise networks - voice & data - spanning over 50 countries with over 1 million data network ports, 25,000+ network devices, 600+ PBX systems, 800+ voice mail systems, and 65+ call center sites with over 26,000 seats.  Innovation is also a key priority with an expanding portfolio of over 75,000+ VoIP end-points, 50+ high definition video conferencing systems, and the ongoing expansion of service-provider-class ultra long haul networks, global WAN networks and regional MPLS networks.
The NS&S Infrastructure Engineering team within Global Network Services (GNS) is responsible for building and delivering Network Security and Services infrastructure, life cycle management, and tier 4 support to meet business demand for Global Data Networks. This position focuses on working with a team of senior engineers to engineer and implement Network Security and Services for use within the global enterprise network. The team is responsible for all Network Security and Services including firewalls, load balancers, proxies, remote access, Streaming Media, WAN Acceleration, Wireless and PSaaS.

The selected engineer will be responsible for business requirements analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of load balancing infrastructure to support business needs. Must be able to create load balancing implementation plans and configurations, deployment of F5 load balancers, migrating Cisco ACE load balancers to F5 load balancers, ensure network interoperability, document existing and propose load balancing infrastructure, maintain relationships with Product Engineering and other teams within GNS, and provide fourth tier load balancing troubleshooting and support.
A solid understanding of available network operating systems, network devices, and networking protocols is essential. The individual must be experienced in large enterprise or service provider network architecture, analysis, and engineering implementation.

The position requires a minimum 5-7 years of practical, hands-on experience performing operational, implementation, or engineering functions on load balancing services.  The individual must demonstrate a broad understanding of internetworking technology principles that includes proficiency in proxies, streaming, content networking, WAN acceleration and load balancing.  A very good understanding of available network operating systems, network equipment and networking protocols is essential.  Must be experienced in large enterprise or service provider network architecture, analysis, and engineering design and implementation, in which they had an active role interfacing with business units. 
A solid understanding of available network operating systems, network devices, and networking protocols is essential.

Requires an understanding of the networking needs of the organization as a whole and the ability to present a vantage point on the best network services infrastructure solutions.
Strong interpersonal skills are required with below expertise;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and add value as a team member.
  • Experience designing and implementing load balancing solutions for large enterprises.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience required with F5 LTMs/GTMs and Cisco load balancers (ACE).
  • Applicant must have an understanding of load balancing strategies/techniques, expertise in application switching/traffic management, knowledge of persistence and SSL certificates.
  • Applicant needs to have complete understanding of basic and advance F5 load balancer configurations, including migrating configurations from Cisco ACE to F5 and general troubleshooting of the F5 load balancers.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience preferred in the following areas:
    • IP Routing, layer 4-7 Content Forwarding, Ethernet Switching, VPN's, Security, QoS, , WAN Acceleration, IP Services such as DNS, Web Proxy, Socks, Multicast, geographic and/or local server load balancing, Unix OS, Windows 2K03/2k08. 
    • F5 – Viprion, LTM, GTMs and BigIQ and Cisco - ACE and ANM. 
  • Proficiency in Python, PERL, Shell Scripting and macro’s
  • Strong Experience in Deploying and Operating Linux, UNIX and/or Windows at the SA level with a strong bias towards automated deployment and operations experiences.
  • 5+ years related experience.
    BS/BA (EE/CS) a plus.
This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems. Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter. The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.
Req #: 160008381
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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