People Matter

Sr Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 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.

Are you passionate about working with smart people on challenging problems in an environment that values hard work, integrity, and teamwork? F5 Inc. a Market leader in Application Delivery Controllers and Security platforms is hiring for its Centre of Excellence office in Hyderabad, India. Join our team of super smart engineers working in a fun, fast-paced, and highly technical environment where your dreams can become reality.

You will be tasked with our most challenging problems, diagnosing, and troubleshooting complex systems issues. You will be working on designing, developing and testing components of highly scalable, distributed and high performing carrier grade software solutions that ensure private, secure communications. Working very closely with architects, leads, cross-functional teams and other stakeholders you will strengthen F5’s technology offerings.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work on high performance network applications

  • Design, implement and test components in a multitude of languages (Golang, Python).

  • Ready for quick context switches and language agnostic debugging skills.

  • Work closely with engineering, product, marketing, and customer support teams to engineer end-to-end solutions.

  • Improve processes, tooling, and engineering standards.

  • Have innovative problem-solving skills.

  • Be a passionate and dependable team player.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in designing automation software from the ground up, choosing the right infrastructure components, evaluating both open source and closed source software.

  • Strong working knowledge of testing fundamentals.

  • Hands on experience in languages such as Golang, Python and Shell scripts etc.

  • Good understanding of networking (routing/switching) concepts, network security, HTTP Load balancers etc.

  • Working knowledge of Cloud orchestration systems such as Openstack/k8s.

  • Knowledge of Linux system

  • Strong hands-on experience in Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Strong mentoring and team player skills with the ability to guide and mentor junior team members.

  • Solid analytic/trouble-shooting skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Graduate/Post-graduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 8+ years of experience in software development and/or test automation.

  • Ability to work flexible hours for better collaboration with international counterpart/senior management. Duties may require being on call periodically or working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends)

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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