Sr Software Engineer - Microservices

F5 Networks   •  


Industry: Networks


8 - 10 years

Posted 266 days ago

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Position Summary:

We are looking for a key engineer who will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of highly complex loosely coupled cloud-based software components and microservices. Manage assigned projects and work flow of engineers and serve as a mentor to junior staff members. You will participate in cross-functional design projects, serving as the organizations spokesperson on advanced projects/programs. Assist in the generation and promotion of new theories, concepts, principles and methodologies within a specialty area. Often knowledge is self-taught as formal training in emerging technologies may not exist. You will build formal technology proposals and get appropriate consensus to productize it.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Technical authority and a leader in designing & coding robust scalable, loosely coupled components and microservices that underpin cloud based ADC services
  • Applyarchitecture and design principals consistently and holistically to enable target end-to-end usage scenarios
  • Strong focus on DevOps use-cases and work-flows
  • Optimized internally for extensibility and enabling development teams to operate quickly
  • Work with SCRUM teams and Product Management to refine requirements, understand how we will meet the broader properties of the system and help design efficient, flexible, highly scalable and extensible services
  • Drive critical component design decisions across working teams
  • Work to drive decisions through a crisp decision-making process and framework
  • Analyze criteria and options and gather necessary data to answer key questions
  • Meet with key partners, internal teams and 3rd party partners in joint design and development efforts while being able to articulate roadmap and product architecture.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Deep understanding of microservices architecture & largescale API design and development
  • Extensive Knowledge and experience with a broad set of ADC component technologies.
  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as ECS, Kubernetes, Mesos and/or Swarm
  • Experience developing solutions using automation tools such as Ansible, Chief, Puppet, System Center
  • Experience developing automation for Terraform or infrastructure provisioning tools
  • Experience designing complex product technologies and initiatives from concept through release.
  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a dynamic inspiring environment.
  • Proven excellence in written and verbal communications.
  • Regularly demonstrates teamwork by promoting others’ ideas, influencing others, and making teams successful.
  • Recommends and maintains technical design methodologies, processes and standards
  • Participates on cross functional design teams to develop expertise in other modules/systems
  • Engages with Product Management to drive detailed product requirements
  • Excellent organizational agility and interpersonal skills


  • Typically requires a minimum of 8years’ experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years with a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience; or equivalent experience.
  • Coding experience in languages such as Java and C/C++
  • Golang is a plus
  • Professional experience in networking with good knowledge of OSI Layer-1 to 7 including LANswitches, routers, general TCP/IP and associated protocols.