Software Engineer II - Ecosystems

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The F5 Ecosystems team is looking for a software engineer to participate in the design, development, testing and go-to-market of key technologies that connect F5 products and the wide array of technologies used by our customers and partners. The person in this position will research and then develop software solutions that meet customer needs across multiple areas. Together with system engineers in the group, the team will deliver products to customers that will drive F5 revenue and portfolio. The Ecosystems group's involvement in automation, cloud, containerization and programmability mean the opportunities for this position will be numerous.

This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of key product components. Designs, codes, tests and delivers new/modified functionality. Perform as an individual contributor and collaborate with peers under the direction of technical leads on assigned project teams. Requires little direct management to complete the majority of development tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Development and maintenance of key product components in one or two primary languages
  • Code, tests and delivers new/modified functionality
  • Research, investigate and define new areas of technology to enhance existing products or new product directions
  • Document software designs via functional specifications and other design documents
  • May participate in hiring and onboarding process
  • Collaborate with team members and technical leads
  • Responsible for upholding F5's Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies
  • 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
  • Solid knowledge and experience with network and web technologies
  • 1-3 years programming experience with either of Python, Go, JavaScript (NodeJS), Bash
  • Willingness and ability to learn and adopt new programming languages
  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, Google) a plus
  • Experience with containers, Docker, Kubernetes a plus
  • Excellent analytic / trouble-shooting and debugging skills
  • Successfully manage ambiguity in work.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment
  • Can design and implement new functionality in multiple feature areas, while developing subject matter expertise in at least one.
  • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.
  • Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

F5 Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.


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.

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