People Matter

Business Manager



Sales & Business Development
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 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.

Our Values

At F5, we live and breathe our core values, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Customer Dedication, Profitable Growth, Innovation, Employee Success, and Diversity. We help each other achieve our goals, value the diversity of ideas different backgrounds can bring, emphasize teamwork over rock-stars, work hard and most of all have fun.

We offer work/life integration programs like Freedom to Flex, dynamic employee inclusion groups, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition assistance for professional development, a comprehensive mentoring program, rewards/recognition, and so much more. At F5, we truly do help each other thrive and it shows: F5 has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine for the past two years.

And this dedication to living our culture doesn’t just exist within our offices; it extends into our communities through Global Good initiatives such as employee matching, volunteer opportunities, and the F5 Foundation. Our employees are passionate about making a difference in the world.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of a company that’s on the forefront of transformation. And because we know that a more diverse F5 is a more powerful F5, we’re looking for smart, passionate, determined individuals to join us. If you make thoughtful decisions quickly, obsess over your customers’ needs, take ownership of your work (the mistakes as well as the successes), and embrace different perspectives by putting the human first, then we want to talk to you.

We are seeking a talented and versatile individual to join our global HR team. This role will partner closely with our Director, Business Operations and Chief People Officer to drive the HR and People Strategy to help transform F5 to be a SaaS-led company and successful in AI. This position is a great fit for someone who is hungry to learn, to build relationships, and has a passion for driving execution excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create clear and visually engaging PowerPoint presentations that simplify complex data and information for various purposes including meetings, projects, executive briefings and external events.

  • Collaborate closely with leaders and stakeholders to thoroughly understand presentation and meeting requirements and objectives.

  • Research external benchmarks and best practices to enhance presentations and business cases, while gathering and interpreting internal data to provide actionable insights and recommendations.

  • Articulate findings clearly and concisely to facilitate informed decision-making within the HR team and across the organization.

  • Manage meetings and business rhythm by maintaining workback plans and proactively communicating with key stakeholders.

  • Provide support for various global HR initiatives and projects, as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience engaging business stakeholders across multiple countries and cultures in a trustworthy and thoughtful manner.

  • Experience in critically reviewing analysis and adding value to project deliverables such as process maps, use cases, customer journeys, and requirements documents.

  • Experience in crafting content (e.g., presentations, business cases) for senior business stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate an ability to identify risks, hand-offs, bottlenecks and opportunities in business processes.


  • BS/BA in related field or equivalent work experience.

  • Demonstrated related experience (5+ years) ideally within a corporate setting.

  • Highly analytical and detail oriented.

  • Be self-driven and show the ability to move quickly on ambiguous projects with incomplete data.

  • Proven ability to look at solutions in unconventional ways, including the ability to break down complex problems into manageable pieces.

  • Advanced ability to draw insights from analysis supported by data and clearly communicate them to the stakeholders and senior management as required.

  • Experience in developing requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting.

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and business needs in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook).

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: $102,099.00 - $153,149.00

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