People Matter

Engineer III, Software



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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

This position is responsible for on designing, developing, and testing components of highly scalable, distributed, and high performing carrier grade software solutions that ensure private, secure communications along with design, development and maintenance of key internal engineering tools and services for performance and scalability areas. perform as an individual contributor and work very closely with architects, leads, cross-functional teams and other stakeholders you will strengthen F5’s technology offerings, and collaborate with peers under the direction of technical leads on assigned project teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ability to do end-to testing on the networking and security products.

  • Design and implement major components of internal engineering tools and services.

  • Research, investigate and define new areas of technology to enhance existing offerings or new product directions.

  • Evaluate performance of products; tune, re-evaluate the design and implementation of current source code.

  • Document software designs via functional specifications and other design documents.

  • Conduct presentations internal and external.

  • May participate in hiring and onboarding process.

  • Collaborate with team members and technical leads.

  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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.

Non-Negotiable Skills:

  • Knowledge of OSI Layer-1 to 7 including LAN switches, routers, tunnels, general TCP/IP and associated protocols preferred.

  • Must have experience and knowledge of Linux networking including networking protocols, architecture, and technologies (HTTP(S), TCP/IP, ...)

  • Must have knowledge on different Kubernetes concepts.

  • Must have scripting experience using languages like Python, GO etc.

  • Must have CI/CD exposure using tools like GitLab, Jenkins etc.

Transferrable Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate analytic / troubleshooting and debugging skills.

  • Able to manage ambiguity in work.

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

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications.

  • Experience with Linux OS Environment

Learnable Skills:

  • Can design and implement new functionality in multiple feature areas, while developing subject matter expertise in at least one.

  • Ability to demonstrate emerging leadership qualities. Serves as de facto lead in small group interaction.

  • Cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud along with Terraform

  • Project management tools (Jira, Bugzilla, etc)

  • Good to have infra development/lib development experience on different test frameworks.

  • Good to have knowledge on database queries.


  • Bachelor’s degree of Computer Science or a closely related field.

  • Work experience of 6-8 years in related field.

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.

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