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Software Engineer III

The BIG-IQ product is designed to manage F5 network devices both on premise and in the cloud. We help our customers build, scale and secure their applications by providing a RESTful API and GUI interface for managing all of their F5 Devices. As deployments continue to expand, managing these F5 devices becomes critical to efficiently and cost-effectively managing the entire application delivery infrastructure. The BIG-IQ team is tasked with reducing the cost and complexity of managing these ever-expanding application environments. Developers on our team have a great opportunity to leverage their wide range of development skills to meet the customer’s needs.

Position Summary

F5 is looking for a full stack engineer who enjoys diverse challenges and dives in where the team needs them.

This position is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of key product components. Designs, codes, tests and delivers new/modified functionality. Perform as an individual contributor and collaborate with peers and stakeholders. Requires little direct management to complete the majority of development tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and implement major components of products
  • Research, investigate and define new areas of technology to enhance existing products or new product directions
  • Document software designs via functional specifications and other design documents
  • May participate in hiring and onboarding process
  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent analytic / trouble-shooting and debugging skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrates emerging leadership qualities.
  • Experience taking an idea from concept to market by gathering requirements, working collaboratively with designers and other engineers to create solutions and validating those solutions using automated tests.
  • An understanding of common UI design patterns such as MVC and relating those concepts to existing frameworks.
  • Familiarity with the anatomy of common RESTful web applications, from browser, to server to the database.
  • A strong sense of ownership over the features you deliver.
  • The technologies used are AngularJS, Java8, MongoDB and Python automation but experience using these exact technologies is not required.


Minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience


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.