People Matter

Engineer II, Software



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, July 1, 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 Software Engineer II position will be part of BIG-IP Next Central Manager System/DevOps team. This position is responsible for the design, development and implementation of current and future CI/CD pipelines, test automation framework, infrastructure management, scale & performance and much more. Designs, develops and maintains high-quality code for complex product components, supporting Central Manager organization. Manages assigned projects independently and may serve as technical expert for issues associated with specific projects. May assist Principal, Sr. Principal and Architects to detail certain aspects of product design.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions for assigned projects by identifying, resolving and mitigating risk and communicating to stakeholders

  • Provides technical solutions to detail certain aspects of product design and ensures that resulting design specification fits into technical architectural framework.

  • Performs analysis to define design requirements for modification to existing tools, utilities, system structures, environments and provide technical input into project scope and estimating activities

  • Recommends and maintains technical design methodologies, processes and standards

  • Provides technical guidance to lower-level engineers

  • Assist Principal Engineers and Management with project scope

  • Consistently meet commitments

  • Assisting and driving customer solutions

  • Participates in hiring and onboarding process

  • Conducts presentations internally and externally

  • 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge and extensive experience with relevant platform technologies

  • Strong analytic / trouble-shooting skills.

  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced high-performance environment with a lot of stakeholders, from different domains, in different geo-locations.

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications.

  • Demonstrated excellence in design and problem solving

  • Excellent knowledge in microservices architecture.

  • Have an in-depth multi-disciplined knowledge of Virtualization, Storage, Compute, Network, DevOps technologies and latest cutting-edge technologies.

  • Hypervisors – OpenStack, OpenShift, VMware, KVM, Xen, Hyper-V, and AHV

  • Multi-cloud – AWS, Azure, GCP, DevOps Operations

  • Excellent coding capabilities in the following languages: Golang, Java, Python or equivalent.

  • Hands on knowledge in building and deploying Go modules.

  • Excellent knowledge in CI/CD pipelines - gitlab, Jenkins pipelines.

  • Excellent knowledge of Kubernetes environment. Including: MicroK8s, k8s or minikube environments; K8s – deployments, services, configmaps, ingress and etc; Building and deploying helm charts.

  • Excellent knowledge of Docker environment. Including: Dockerfile creation, docker registry, docker-compose creation and administration.

  • Hands on experience with source control tools, such as: Git, Preforce, etc.

  • Hands on experience with Terraform, Ansible

  • Hands on experience with both rational and NoSql DB’s, including PosgreSQL, ElasticSearch.

  • Deep understanding of system Testing and hands on experience with scale and performance testing

  • Understanding of networking concepts and protocols

  • Understanding of security concepts and transport layer security (SSL/TLS)

  • Extensive knowledge of product life cycle.

  • Must be a Subject Matter Expert in multiple skill areas.

  • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.

  • Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.


  • Typically requires a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or 2-3 years and a master’s degree; or a PhD with 2-3 years’ experience or equivalent experience.

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.

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