People Matter

Senior Administrative Assistant



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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.

Our Employees

Are valued and empowered, collaborative and team-oriented, innovative in their approach and about their work. They are reliable, diligent, and open with a level of integrity. They value diversity, are inclusive, and are committed to a global attitude.

Job Description - Sr. Administrative Assistant

Provide administrative support of a complex and responsible nature to senior level Management. Collaborate with high-level internal/external contacts requiring discretion and initiative. Will support key company activities such as customer meetings, internal leadership meetings and many others.


  • Performs, complex duties that vary in methods, procedures and standards

  • Coordinates schedules meetings, arrange appointments, schedules visitors, maintains calendars, and plans travel

  • Exercises judgment aligned with BeF5 and LeadF5 behaviors

  • Works with employees across the company and at all levels

  • Handles and owns projects

  • Handles correspondence and assembles sensitive information

  • Works independently with some instructions in a fast-paced environment

  • Partners with assistants and coordinators throughout the company, sharing knowledge and resources

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

  • Performs duties as assigned


  • Minimum two-year degree preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in the administrative field supporting senior leaders; high-tech background a plus

  • Experience in understanding and navigating business-specific functions to accelerate problem-solving and proactive tasks

  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

  • Must have initiative and be able to exercise judgment

  • Must have the ability to complete tasks without /detailed instructions

  • Project management skills are crucial

  • Must be detail-oriented, timely, and diligent

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Computer use in an office environment

  • Role is hybrid and primarily based in-office in the F5 Tower in Seattle

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: $70,444.00 - $105,666.00

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