People Matter

Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 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 F5

Life at F5 is never dull. We are constantly identifying industry trends and disruptions, and innovating to get ahead of future customer needs. We are passionate about securing application services for our customers, which include the Global and Fortune 100, federal and local government services, and many others worldwide.

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. For this role, we are offering a fully remote work arrangement with F5’s exceptional benefits.

Position Summary:

The F5 Security Intelligence Center (SIC) team is seeking a remote based senior software engineer to support the team's data engineering and tooling initiatives. The team is looking for a self-driven, analytical, creative and highly motivated professional who is looking to take on new challenges supporting the software engineering needs of the SIC. The SIC team is comprised of experienced security research professionals and data scientists that are passionate about security and pushing the envelope on what is possible by innovating new tools, analytical processes and product concepts.

This role requires the ability to be self-motivated while also managing collaboration with numerous teams across F5, including IT, security, data infrastructure, engineering, product management and the SIC team. The role will involve working on multiple projects and initiatives across the team, making excellent time and project management skills essential. So, if you have a passion for software engineering and taking innovative concepts and ideas into tangible software applications and APIs, then this is the role for you. You will get to work with an amazing team on important initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and maintain the Security Analytics Platform (a Flask-based tooling platform used to publish tools and APIs to a broader audience)

  • Develop new tools and APIs using MVP models and code developed by teammates

  • Administer Google cloud projects, IAM and service accounts in accordance with internal security policies

  • Support Web development for F5 Labs website working with site owner and admin

  • Cloud Infrastructure Management:

  • Ensuring Cloud environments are compliant with internal security policies

  • Extracting, transforming and loading data into and exporting out of our cloud environment

  • Ensuring data quality

  • Managing cloud utilization to minimize cloud costs

  • Serve as admin and point of contact for cloud environments

  • Support ad hoc data requests or queries from the team

  • Using automation to simplify the creation and management of databases

  • Create tools, both for internal use and sharing with customers and the broader cyber security community

  • Work independently and maintain a data-driven approach to delivering results


  • BA/BS degree with 8+ years of experience or equivalent work experience

  • Masters or advanced degree advantageous

  • 5+ years of software development or engineering experience

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (infrastructure, architecture, IAM, BigQuery, Colab and Cloud Storage)

  • Ability to work on both front and back-end web development with working knowledge of web development (HTML, CSS, Adobe Experience Manager, JavaScript, jQuery, React, Node.js, and Tailwind CSS)

  • Knowledge and experience working in Python, SQL, Java, JavaScript, Flask and React

  • Proficiency in data visualization and creating dashboards

  • Comfortable with web REST APIs (using and creating them)

  • General Linux admin/user skills

  • Excellent and creative problem-solving ability

  • Strong interpersonal, time management, and project management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage complex workflows with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and capacity to quickly learn new technologies and areas of knowledge

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