Software Engineer III

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

Position Summary

Interested in taking your engineering career to the next level? Do you enjoy working with complex IP networking topologies? Do you want to be a part of the magic that is the backbone of leading enterprises and service providers – fast scalable network infrastructure? Do you want to bring the latest in network technologies and standards to reality?

We are looking for top engineers with C/C++, networking, protocol, mobility and kernel expertise. Join our team of super smart engineers working in a fun and fast-paced highly technical environment where your ideas become part of the solution!

If you have networking experience, love to solve problems and work with talented people, consider F5 as the next step in advancing your career.


  • Design and develop software and system solutions for application delivery networking and high speed carrier traffic
  • Develop high quality, robust software for core networking and routing in the BIG-IP product line.
  • Implement and improve features/functionality for F5 products
  • Communicate your ideas and collaborate with teammates to solve problems
  • Communicate and present your ideas to move F5 products forward
  • Present your ideas and solutions to other engineers, architects and management


  • Bachelor degree in computer/engineering related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills required
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms required
  • Background in TCP/IP networking including UDP, TCP, IPv4/v6, and ICMP required
  • Experience programming on Linux based operating systems a strong plus
  • Solid understanding of networking topologies, components, standards required
  • Experience with dynamic IP routing protocols is a strong plus e.g. OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, or RIP
  • Experience with carrier mobile IP Core networks (CDMA, GSM/EDGE, LTE) a strong plus
  • Proven ability to deliver products with highest quality and on time
  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies required

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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