People Matter

Engineer III, Software



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, July 8, 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

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer with a strong proficiency in C programming language, and expertise in crypto technologies to join our team, as we move our popular BIG-IP controller to the cloud. As Software Engineer III, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining software that will enable our organization to grow and improve.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, and maintains high-quality code for complex product components. Manages assigned tasks individually.

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

  • Must be able to dive-in the existing code base, gain knowledge and fix bugs in those functional areas.

  • Follows and maintains technical design methodologies, processes, and standards.

  • Document software designs through use of functional specifications and other design documents.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in developing software on Linux using C/C++

  • Experience in C/C++ programming languages with strong knowledge of data structures, run time complexities, IPC, share memory, Linux system calls

  • Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong debugging and profiling skills especially in distributed/multithreaded environment

  • Hands-on experience in cloud technology and deployments.

  • Expertise in security, especially SSL/TLS/Crypto/FIPS/Key & Certificate Management, and network protocols (TCP/IP,UDP, DNS, HTTP).

  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies and effective unit testing

  • Experience with Perforce and experience in python and go lang is a plus

  • Working experience in Agile software development methodology.

  • Excellent analytic/trouble-shooting skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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


  • 5+ years’ experience in the development of computer software.

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

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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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