Software Engineer I

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

Position Summary

Are you excited with the challenges of developing high-performance software? Do you want to contribute to a product that helps people worldwide? F5 is seeking a junior software engineer who wants to take the next career step while working in an exciting development environment and a cutting-edge application space. This is an opportunity to both have an impact on a high-profile product while adding to your skills and knowledge with support and mentoring from experienced colleagues.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and implement features for F5 products
  • Implement and maintain features/functionality for F5 products
  • Document/communicate software designs via modern software industry collaboration / communications tools.
  • Collaborate with team members and technical leads
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Analytic / trouble-shooting skills
  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment
  • Team player
  • Desire to learn about networking, distributed computing, systems programming, and cloud computing.
  • Intermediate to strong Java programming skills
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix
  • Understanding of IP networking basics a plus
  • Strong individual contributor with a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • A passion for technology and learning
  • Good software design instincts and coding style
  • Disciplined coder with a healthy respect for structure, maintainability and extensibility
  • Good debugging skills
  • Ability to find and evaluate suitable open source tools
  • Experience/Interest in: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, JSON, Jetty, WebSockets, Node.js a plus
  • Ability to find and evaluate suitable open source tools


  • 0-2 years experience designing, developing and debugging software.
  • BS/BA in Computer Science/related field or equivalent work experience.

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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