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Test Engineering Internship

Are you passionate about technology? Would you like a chance to apply what you have learned at a fast paced, tech-company? F5 Networks is offering the opportunity to join us on an internship during the school year. Interns at F5 work in collaboration with multiple teams, whose members who are eager to share knowledge as you contribute to these team. 

Position Summary:

This is a technical internship position designed to provide qualified students an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge in a hands-on manner, working with test engineers to learn and participate in a variety of processes. This project involves testing of Next gen F5 security product. This includes assisting the system test and functional test teams to write and execute various test cases, setting up needed lab infrastructure and equipment, automating the defined test cases and providing any needed support for Proof of Concepts as required. There will be some testing of the traffic classification with mobile devices.


  • Testing Classification feature of F5 product using android and IOS mobile devices
  • Testing Classification with Policy enforcement rule
  • Designing and setting up a test network (including clients, servers, switches, routers and dedicated test equipment)
  • Using tools to pass traffic across the network
  • Validating proper switching / routing / packet transformation / TCP connections and HTTP transactions are occurring
  • Troubleshooting problems which might be occurring in the: Physical network hardware; or possibly, in an external client, server, or network device
  • Working with other testers, developers, or possibly field engineers to qualify and reproduce a problem
  • Accurately identifying, documenting and driving resolution of product defects
  • Writing test cases, test concepts and filing defect reports


  • Ongoing work toward a Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer/engineering related field
  • 1 year of experience working with Linux/UNIX systems
  • Understanding of IP networking basics: L2, L3, L4, L7
  • Fluent in TCP/IP
  • Familiar with at least one scripting language
  • Knowledge of underlying web technologies including HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of networking products such as routers, switches, and firewalls; knowledge of virtual machine technology; knowledge of NFS storage is a plus
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt new technologies
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, planning and organization skills

Internships are an excellent way to get to know F5. If you are looking to be a member of an amazing, exciting company, you have come to the right place!

***Please note that we cannot sponsor work Visas for these positions.

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