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Configuration Engineer II

Position Summary:

The Configuration Engineer II position requires a deep understanding of software programming best practices and familiarity with build and automation processes. In this role, you will work across the engineering organizations for all product families, in a dynamic high-performance environment, with fast changing priorities and assignments. Strong programming, scripting, excellent verbal/written communication skills, and teamwork are essential for the SCM team success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies
  • Assist with SCM processes such as branching, labeling, merging
  • Assist the development, analysis and maintaining tools that support and automate processes for hardware or software product release
  • Compile and assemble software from source code to build deliverables such as product ISO images and product upgrades
  • Collaborate with multi-functional design teams in the development and management of new or improve configuration management systems, tools, and services, as well as address design issues and maintenance of existing systems
  • Works with development engineers to correct build errors.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related discipline or equivalent professional experience, in addition to 1-2 years of experience in SCM
  • Good technical skills with some experience in the delivery of configuration and build
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Results-oriented with a mix of intelligence, integrity, broad technical knowledge, verbal agility, and diplomacy
  • Passion for quality, and a strong customer focus which results in putting customer needs first
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a small, fast-paced team environment where team members are required to multi-task across multiple domains

Experience will any of the following is a plus:

  • Linux/Unix system administration
  • C, C++, or Java
  • SCM software systems such as CVS, Git and Perforce
  • Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • gmake, ant and other software build dependency tools
  • Packaging technologies such as RPM and ISO9660
  • Automation tools and scripting languages such as Perl, bash, Python, Ruby, PHP and their use in web technologies.
  • Networking technologies such as NFS, Samba, CIFS


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. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.