People Matter

Sr Engineer, Software



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 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.

Position Summary

Are you passionate about working with smart people on challenging problems in an environment that values hard work, integrity and teamwork? F5 Networks A Market leader in Application Delivery Controllers and Security platforms is hiring for its Centre of Excellence office in Hyderabad, India. Join our team of super smart engineers working in a fun, fast-paced, and highly technical environment where your dreams can become reality.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of BIGIP Core TMM Data Plane features and components as well as the automation necessary to test and deploy new features. You are responsible for mentoring junior members in the team, hiring good talent into the organization and following Agile software development practices. You’ll work with architects, leads, Product Management, cross-functional teams, and other stakeholders to help define and implement solutions.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Excellent software designing skills, with object-oriented concepts.

  • Able to lead team of 4 to 5 people technically.

  • Strong knowledge of C/C++, and exposure to scripting (python/GO)

  • Strong understanding of Network Protocols and Data Plane architectures

  • Able to explain technical ideas, influence others and excellent in communication skills.

  • Strong analytic, trouble-shooting skills.

  • High performance networking (TCP/IP protocols, drivers, optimization)

  • Linux networking driver and L2 protocol expertise

  • Very good experience in SCM concepts like branching, labelling and in using tools (git and perforce)

  • Good knowledge in Linux user space programing.

  • Comfortable in using debugging tools like gdb, valgrind and static code analysis tools like coverity.

  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment.

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications.

  • Minimum 4 years product development experience in networking domain.

  • Should be part Agile software development for a period of 2 year.

Good to Have skills:

  • Linux user space drivers

  • Understanding of High performance data plane architectures like DPDK

  • Ability to work with FPGA developers and HW engineers

  • Experience with hardware acceleration features

  • Crypto/SSL experience

  • Disaggregation

  • Knowledge of docker containers, kubernetes

  • REST based webservices development and microservices

  • Automation using Python, or other scripting languages


  • Requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor of Engineering in ECE/Computers or 8 years' experience with ME/MTech in ECE/Computers.

  • Excellent organizational agility and interpersonal skills throughout the organization.

  • Ability to work flexible hours for better collaboration with International teams.

F5 Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace. 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 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