People Matter

Solutions Engineer - Distributed Cloud



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 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.

Role Overview

We currently have an opportunity for a talented Solutions Engineer (SE) to join our APCJ F5 Distributed Cloud Solutions organization. This is a sales and technical role with a focus on customers/partners and is part of the XC sales organization. The Specialist SE’s primary responsibility is to support the sales team with technical skills and provide technical knowledge around F5 Distributed Cloud Solutions to our customers. To be effective, an SE needs to have excellent technical skills and knowledge of both F5 Distributed Cloud Solutions and the “eco-system” that we work in. Fear not, we do provide training and certification to keep abreast with these critical skills!

The high-level objective is to achieve the allocated sales target and sell relevant F5 solutions and products to our customer's business needs, in partnership with the Sales Account Manager. From our customer(s) perspective, the SE is a trusted adviser who proactively learns and understands their technical and business challenges and can propose effective solutions to mitigate their concerns/offer gainful solutions. The F5 SE not only presents the technical features but also articulates the business benefits in the Technical Value Proposition.

Sounds interesting? Read on!

What you’ll do

  • Work on opportunities within the assigned region/area of specialization and provide technical expertise.
  • Be an advocate and thought leader for the F5 Distributed Cloud Solutions by building trust and proven competence in our solutions.
  • Collaborate with other solution engineers and internal business leaders to share ideas, identify common customer pain points and trends, and identify appropriate F5 solutions.

How you’ll do it

  • Knowledge of cloud native solutions, microservices/containers, automation, and orchestration solutions
  • Advocate F5 Distributed Cloud Solutions
  • Applying business and technology skills with structured methodologies to deliver solutions to the customer both to technical and business leads
  • Build a high level of trust and credibility with the field / peers, partners and end customers

What you’ll bring

  • Experience in Cloud architectures in: AWS, Azure, GCP or other public clouds, and multi-cloud design
  • CI/CD expérience
  • Experience with cloud instrumentation and configuration management tools for deployment such as GKE, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Experience designing enterprise grade architectures
  • Experience in networking and application delivery technologies (BIG-IP, Envoy, NGINX)
  • Experience in API and web communication systems and design
  • Bring an “if not me then who? attitude to the role
  • Proven track record of trust and ability to adapt to a changing environment

What You’ll Get

Apply if you believe your own unique capabilities can contribute to the success of this role and our organization!


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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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