People Matter




Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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.


Join the dynamic team at F5, a company that for over two decades has been a leader in application delivery. Today, we are helping our customers thrive in new, complex multi-cloud environments. The world’s largest enterprises, service providers, financial and educational institutions, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of security, cloud, and mobility trends.

We are looking for an FP&A III to join our team! This role will primarily support development teams for our flagship product, Big-IP. Responsibilities would include headcount management, strategic partnership with business owners, and financial planning. Detailed tracking of expenses is essential to this team’s success with an emphasis on workforce planning, capital expenses, lab budgets, and product roadmaps. BIG IP’s Engineering team efforts on priorities are essential, with the utilization of SQL databases to allocated workforce time. The ideal candidate will have some experience in SQL or a strong aptitude and desire to learn it. As this role works closely with our development teams, a strong interest in technology will help in understanding the product roadmaps and assisting this team to successfully achieve its objectives.


  • Engage with various business units to align financial support with their strategies and objectives.
  • Finalize and distribute financial reporting packages to senior management as part of the monthly close cycle
  • Work within F5's internal budgeting system to track and update rolling forecasts and headcount with high attention to detail.
  • Generate financial impact analysis for strategic investments
  • Maintain and drive analytics from SQL reporting database
  • Enhance functionality of BIG-IP SQL reporting database
  • Promote teamwork, collaboration, and FUN!


  • Advanced business and data analysis skills including building reports, complex spreadsheets in excel, and databases to measure business performance
  • Strong ability to manage data across various sources and multiple platforms; with the ability to query, sort, merge, combine, and summarize
  • Ability to derive clear, well supported recommendations based on detailed analysis of the given issue
  • Communication skills and comfort in speaking to senior leadership with strong presentation design through PowerPoint or Dashboards.
  • Ability or aptitude to write moderately complex SQL or equivalent scripting language


  • Work history sufficient for a FP&A III, typically Finance related degree and 4+ years' experience in FP&A.


  • This position allows for a flexible hybrid working environment, where employees are expected to work in the office 30 days per quarter.



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: $86,841.00 - $130,261.00

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 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