People Matter

Sr User Experience Designer



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, April 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.

NGINX, part of F5 Inc., is the company behind the popular open-source project. NGINX is the world’s most popular web server, powering over 400M websites worldwide. Our newest product, NGINX One, provides users with a SaaS platform that allows centralized management and observability of their NGINX-powered infrastructure.

Are you looking to be an integral part of a development team delivering high-quality features for exciting next-generation products? Do you want to contribute to the cutting-edge, high-quality technology and products we are known for worldwide? If so, we'd love to hear from you. The F5 NGINX Business Unit is searching for an experienced User Experience (UX) Designer to lead our team.

As a Senior User Experience Designer, you’ll learn and understand the needs of our users, envision how users should experience our products, and then bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired and thoughtful. You will be designing for system administrators and passionate Developer end users, while helping to rebuild a design team. You will be challenged to understand complex information architecture and interaction problems and craft domain specific designs that will be used by people all over the world. The position requires strong collaboration with engineers, technical writers, and product managers and designers from other product groups.

We expect you to have an online portfolio available for review that highlights your best projects and your role in them.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work cross functionally with teams to build UX strategies, designs, and end user experiences that align with business requirements and user needs.
  • Create task flow wireframes and prototypes that integrate feedback from product teams and end-users.
  • Contribute to overall UX design principles and standards in collaboration with a broader network of F5 UX designers.
  • Provide recommendations for the long-term vision of our products and their user experience.
  • Influence and educate the product teams in user-centered design principles and development processes.
  • Use your fluency with user interface patterns for desktop to function as a subject matter expert to internal and external partners.
  • Perform heuristic evaluations and usability studies if needed.
  • Collaborate with other UX designers when working on a common platform.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and great attitude, enjoy engaging with multiple people and groups to understand and pursue challenges, guiding discussion about design direction and rationale.
  • Coordinate workshops to gather input from various team members and stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to be self-directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of Agile software development process.
  • Knowledge of UX process and UX best practices.
  • Experience designing for multiple personas and varying user needs.
  • Skilled at demonstrating thinking across end-to-end across user journeys.
  • Strong expertise across business strategy, product thinking, interaction, visual design, and customer empathy.
  • Strong communicator, collaborator, and advocator
    Ability to accept and provide constructive design feedback.
  • Ability to work at varying altitudes, detailed design specs to strategic visualizations in support of long-term design goals.

Preferred Skills:

  • You know your way around Figma!
  • Knowledge/Experience working with design, prototyping, and collaborative UX tools such as Sketch or inVision, Zeplin, Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Proficiency with HTML/CSS (Knowledge of JS is a plus).


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in web design or related field.
  • Bachelor's degree in design or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience in designing UX for Network/Security Management Systems a plus.




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 annual U.S. base pay range for this position is: $133,902.00 - $200,852.00

F5 maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, geographic locations, and market conditions, as well as to reflect F5’s differing products, industries, and lines of business. The pay range referenced is as of the time of the job posting and is subject to change.

You may also be offered incentive compensation, bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about F5’s benefits can be found at the following link: F5 reserves the right to change or terminate any benefit plan without notice.

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

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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