Software Engineer

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Position Summary

Are you excited with the challenges of developing for the cloud? Do you want to contribute to a product that helps people worldwide? F5 is looking for a software engineer who wants to learn the ins-and-outs of cloud engineering. You will be responsible for developing, testing and deploying solutions to support F5's offerings in the public cloud. The Solution Engineering team delivers world-class offerings to F5's customers on Public Clouds (e.g. AWS and Azure) and is growing quickly. So this is an opportunity to both have an impact on a high-profile product while adding to your skills and knowledge.

In collaboration with senior engineers and the the manager of solution engineering, you will start with building applications to test the performance of our cloud solutions and then move into creating the solutions themselves. This position is ideally suited for a full-stack developer who is looking for an organization that provides growth opportunities, with plenty of support and mentoring. Key responsibilities are to understand, enhance, develop, and write tests for F5 cloud solutions, work with multiple groups across the organization, and to learn about and implement new solutions. The individual in this position will be expected to attend and learn about F5's BIG-IP products throughout the course of the job.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of network and web technologies.
  • Full-stack development experience and willingness to code in Python, Javascript.
  • Good analytic coding skills.
  • Operating system experience maintaining and developing environments (Windows or Linux).
  • Collaborate with input from senior team members.
  • Work on troubleshooting and debugging challenging technical problems.
  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment.
  • Adept Team player.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications.
  • 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

  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the common cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google, etc) and hypervisors (e.g. VMware, KVM).
  • Document software designs via functional specifications and other design documents.
  • Research, investigate and define new areas of technology to enhance existing products or new product directions.Proven ability to deliver products with highest quality, on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrated ability in mentoring and developing direct reports.
  • Experience with QA metrics and reporting.
  • Extensive experience with bug tracking and triage systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in all written communications.


  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other technical degree.
  • 3-4 years experience designing, developing and debugging software.
  • Ability to interact with users of the product, strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies and effective unit testing.
  • Experience in software development on either Linux/Unix or Windows based platforms.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and related TCP RFCs is a plus.
  • Knowledge of IP networking: routing, switching, and network standards is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Application layer protocols is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HTTP protocol is desirable.
  • Ability to interact with users of the product, strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies and effective unit testing.

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.

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