Sr Systems Engineer

F5 Networks   •  


Industry: Networks


5 - 7 years

Posted 296 days ago

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The Connectors team creates software that integrates BIG-IP devices into PaaS and IaaS environments such as Kubernetes or OpenStack. We are passionate about using Agile development and DevOps principles to enable modern, best practices for delivering solutions. 

As a Sr Systems Engineer, you will be a technical authority within the Product Development organization responsible for competitive and customer use-case analysis, new technology research and solutions testing and documentation. You will be the expert resource for operational BIG-IP capabilities to help product developers understand how and why customers use features.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with multiple product teams and partners to design solution, components and interfaces to help drive product development and get unified technical understanding across the organization;
  • Work towards the next generation solutions with Sales Engineers, Product Management, and Solutions Architects;
  • Consult and design with Network Engineers/Systems Administrators, and System Users;
  • Write systems level specifications, requirements, and architecture documents;
  • Train F5 Staff/Partners on solutions;
  • Coordinate Product Goals associated with partner technologies;
  • Communicate, document and evangelize new features with Product Management, Business Development and Product Development stake holders;
  • Research new technology areas, innovations and ideas;
  • Track industry standards, and assess RFC compliance in product features and functionality.

What You Know

  • Authoritative knowledge in TCP/IPnetworking topologies and protocols;
  • Demonstrated experience in Carrier/Service Provider traffic, including deployments for LTE and IMS;
  • Demonstrated experience with IaaS (OpenStack) and PaaS solutions;
  • Demonstrable experience in system design specification, prototyping and testing of high capacity networking systems;
  • Demonstrable knowledge and appreciation of user experience;
  • Desiredoperatorexperience with the BIG-IP platform;
  • Deep understanding of excellent presentation, communication, and technical leadership;
  • Ability to collaborate and thrive in dynamic, high-performance environment.


  • 6-10 years’ experience in Systems Engineering.
  • BA/BS in computer science or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.