People Matter

Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Sunday, March 10, 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.

About the Position:

XC WAAP team is looking for Senior Software Engineer to join our application security team located in Israel. You will work as part of the team focused on the development of application layer security services to solve different problems related to security and compliance in a complex distributed cloud-based environment. You will collaborate with developers, architects, product managers and other business stakeholders to deliver and maintain a complex distributed cloud-based WAAP solution.


  • Design and development of application layer data and control path services
  • Work with PM to understand business requirements and use cases
  • Design and deliver solution end to end
  • Provide customer support when required
  • Follow software development lifecycle
  • Work with the globally distributed teams


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • Proficiency in C/C++ (familiarity with Golang is an advantage)
  • Object-oriented design skills, knowledge of design patterns
  • Good understanding of networking protocols, HTTP/HTTPS, Proxies
  • Experience in performance tuning and multi-threaded software architecture
  • Experience with Kubernetes container technology

Nice to have:

  • Experience in development of complex cloud-based solution is an advantage
  • Experience with load balancer products such as F5, Envoy, Nginx, HA proxy is an advantage
  • Knowledge in security domain is a significant advantage
  • Bachlor's degree in CS or equivalent are preferred, but we welcome applicants with relevant skills and experience regardless of educational background



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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