People Matter

Sr Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

Life at F5 is never dull. We are constantly identifying industry trends and disruptions, then innovating to get ahead of future customer needs—creating application services that help the world’s leading organizations deliver their critical business apps faster and with the highest levels of flexibility, security, performance, and support.

But our success isn’t driven solely by what we do. We also care deeply about how we do it. At F5, our culture is how we live, every single day. And it’s producing extraordinary results—not only for our customers, but also for our employees. We understand that your life is about more than just work, so we’re committed to a culture that supports your whole life.

Position Summary

The Software Development Engineer provides software development support by analyzing business requirements to design and develop appropriate systems solutions according to specifications. They provide technical expertise in evaluating, designing, developing, deploying, monitoring, testing and supporting systems and procedures that are cost effective and improve work efficiency. Additionally, the software development engineer partners with enterprise and solution architects to ensure that the application meets company service level standards and roadmap requirements. The software development engineer is embedded within an agile team and is able to quickly adapt to shifting business priorities. The SDE will work with our Web Properties / AEM team’s developers and QA with focus on Web & Marketing technologies. This team-oriented position will help us with our front-end development efforts using the Adobe platform to build custom web solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop front-end, back-end, and/or middleware solutions to given problems
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Provide constructive feedback in code reviews and help others to become better developers
  • Maintain and iterate on multiple interconnected build systems
  • Own the development of scalable single-page applications
  • Write well-designed, efficient code that works across devices
  • Build reusable Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) components for web page authors
  • Develop high-demand authoring and user experiences
  • Stay up-to-date on cutting edge technologies/tools in the Web Development sphere
  • Create Proof of Concepts/Rapid prototypes and implement them
  • Contribute to CI/CT/CD process using DevOps tools
  • Contribute to Grooming/Planning/Scrum meetings and be a part of required scrum events
  • Analyze end user needs and design, develop and unit test your software
  • Contribute to design and coding standards to ensure consistency across applications
  • Uphold F5’s Business Code of Ethics and promptly report violations of the Code or other company policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience developing modern responsive web apps/sites
  • Experience with frontend tools & technologies, such as Node.js, Webpack, modern JavaScript, TypeScript, Storybook.js, and React
  • Experience with Java, Maven, OSGi, and Apache Sling a plus
  • Experience with web performance and accessibility tools and techniques is a plus
  • Experience with non-AEM Content Management Systems is a plus
  • Experience with Azure DevOps platform is a plus
  • Ability to discover requirements from provided graphical designs
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide exceptional support to both internal and external customers
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment
  • A self-starter with the drive, passion, and will to succeed
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of continuous integration; build and deploy automation tools
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodology, preferably SCRUM


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience in all phases of modern full-stack web development
  • Expert CSS and JavaScript development skills
  • Experience developing features for a Content Management System is a plus
  • Experience using/developing for AEM Sites and Assets is a plus
  • Experience with multiple software development methodologies/lifecycles

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • 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.
  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends).
  • Duties may require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane, approximately 5% of the time or less spent traveling.
  • Job may be performed on-site at a customer facility or data center, or in an office environment sitting at a desk or computer table.

We offer work/life integration programs like Freedom to Flex, dynamic employee inclusion groups, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition assistance for professional development, a comprehensive mentoring program, rewards/recognition, and so much more. At F5, we truly do help each other thrive and it shows: F5 has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine for the past two years.

And this commitment to living our culture doesn’t just exist within our offices; it extends into our communities through Global Good initiatives such as employee matching, volunteer opportunities, and the F5 Foundation. Our employees are passionate about making a difference in the world.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of a company that’s on the leading edge of transformation. And because we know that a more diverse F5 is a more powerful F5, we’re looking for smart, talented, determined individuals to join us. If you make thoughtful decisions quickly, obsess over your customers’ needs, take ownership of your work (the mistakes as well as the successes), and embrace different perspectives by putting the human first, then we want to talk to you.

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.

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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.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

Equal Employment Opportunity