People Matter

Engineer I, Software



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

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.

F5 is looking for Software Engineer-I with prior experience in high scale distributed systems. You will participate in the design and implementation of our Edge Computing platform that is used to deploy global, scalable and secure applications. Your work includes, but not limited to, Research, design and build highly reliable, available and scalable platforms, API definition, implementation, deployment, operational management, and debugging.


  • Deliver solutions that will help create, deploy and manage the service components of the platform

  • Investigate various open source and close source technologies, components, libraries, tools etc. and help build a highly available, highly scalable and easily manageable system

  • Take ownership of software components and deliver a complete product satisfying functional,scale, performance and manageability requirements.

  • Hands-on coding in multiple languageswhile considering performance, scalability,maintainability, and flexibility

  • Understanding and exposure to design patterns and coding practices especially as applied to microservices architectures and API design, implementation, and management

  • Experience in Cloud native providers like MS Azure or AWS or Google Cloud or any major Cloud vendors in the market and their services

  • Independently investigate, present options, review and implement completely new functionality

  • You will work closely with other development teams, product management, UX, and QA to define and implement a new product offering while ensuring continued functionality.

  • Perform code reviews, set coding practices and guidelines within the team

  • Ability to implement all phases of a development cycle for a software product from understanding requirements, going through design, development and deploy phases

  • Work with geographically distributed teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience in highly distributed software systems, ability to understand the nuances and solve problems related to scale, performance, and resiliency of such a system

  • Experience in programming languages: Golang and any objected oriented high level proprietary or open-source language with strong programming constructs.

  • Good understanding of programming fundamentals & their application to highly scalable web-based systems

  • Experience in developing polyglot software using service definition language and framework like gRPC, Thrift, Google Protocol Buffers, OpenAPI etc.

  • Must have hands on SQL or No SQL technologies.

  • Experience working on CICD methodology and Git based workflow

  • Experience in Docker technologies including experience in optimizing Docker image and managing Docker image lifecycle. Experience in orchestration systems like Kubernetes and container technologies like Docker, rkt is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, team building, and mentoring skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 1+ years of software development experience

  • 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.

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

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. F5 offers a variety of reasonable accommodations for candidates. Requesting an accommodation is completely voluntary. F5 will assess the need for accommodations in the application process separately from those that may be needed to perform the job. Request by contacting