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Engineer III, Software



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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Position Summary

F5's NGINX Business Unit is seeking a Software Engineer III primarily located in India. In this crucial role, you will assume direct responsibility for the design, development, and sustainment of our commercial management planes within the NGINX product line. Perform as an individual contributor and collaborate with peers under the direction of technical leads on assigned project teams. Requires little direct management to complete most development tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Deep understanding of Web technologies (JavaScript, HTTP/HTTPS, REST APIs etc…)

  • Assess and address complex software malfunctions within the realm of network, security, and web technologies, including troubleshooting issues related to HTTP load balancers, API gateways (such as NGINX proxies), and similar systems.

  • A skilled coder in Python or GO language.

  • Experience with Gitlab CI/CD pipelines and can Investigate and fix test pipeline failures.

  • Knowledge and experience with cloud orchestration ecosystems like Kubernetes and AWS/Azure public clouds.

  • Knowledge and experience with test methodologies used in software development.

  • Knowledge of various automation tools, infrastructure and frameworks such as Ansible and Terraform.

  • Demonstrated ability to research industry best practices, quickly integrate new technologies and explain to peers clearly and consistently.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain test plans for functional, sustaining and compatibility testing.

  • Execute tests, report and verify defects for the functionality of our commercial management planes within the NGINX product line.

  • Mentor Junior engineers with various aspects and help their technical growth.

  • Participate in code reviews and provide meaningful feedback to other engineers to increase code quality.

  • Work cross-functionally integrating, testing, and debugging issues with existing system-wide software.

  • Collaborate with team members and technical leads in diverse, geographically distributed teams.

  • Build tools and infrastructure to improve F5’s components and features.

  • May conduct presentations internal and external.


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree; and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 5+ years of experience in relevant roles.

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