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Principal Software Engineer (Multi-Cloud)

F5 Networks, Inc
San Jose, CA 95113
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Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Why do you want to join our team?

Life at F5 is never dull. We are constantly identifying industry trends and disruptions, then innovating to get ahead of future customer needscreating application services that help the worlds leading organizations deliver their critical business apps faster and with the highest levels of flexibility, security, performance, and support.

But our success isnt driven solely by what we do. We also care deeply about how we do it. At F5, our culture is how we live, every single day. And its producing extraordinary resultsnot only for our customers, but also for our employees. We understand that your life is about more than just work, so were committed to a culture that supports your whole life.

Volterra, now a part of F5, has innovated a consistent, cloud-native environment that can be deployed across multiple public clouds and edge sites a distributed cloud platform. Within this SaaS-based offering, Volterra integrates a broad range of services that have normally been siloed across many point products and network or cloud providers. The solution is designed to provide a single way to view security, operations and management components.

Job Summary:

You will work as part of a cross-functional team across product management, sales, marketing and engineering to ensure that our offerings are successful in a wide variety of customer engagements. You must be a technical expert, as well as have the ability to clearly articulate our technical differentiators. Since we provide 100% SaaS-based services, you will work with product management and solution architect counterparts to continually improve our products and our customers ability to leverage them.


  • Work with Volterras customers, partners & communities to help define end-to-end vertical-specific solutions.
  • Work collaboratively with Volterra Engineering, Product, SRE and Business teams.
  • Ability to write code & documentation to vertical-specific solutions.
  • Development teams and customers to define and execute company strategy.
  • Anticipate strengths, weaknesses of technical solutions and align with product vision.
  • Work cohesively across the company including heavy collaboration with engineering, product, marketing, and sales teams.
  • An active participant in open source projects Volterras currently contributes to.


  • Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelors degree; or 8 years and a Masters degree; or a PhD with 5 years of experience.

  • Preferred Masters Degree in Computer Science, EE or equivalent experience and attitude.

  • 5+ Experience building, replicating and automating systems in Azure, GCP, and AWS
  • 5+ Experience with VMware & KVM Hypervisors.
  • Experience in the deployment & operating of large front-end/back-end environments with an ideal mix of technical (product management, technical marketing or engineering) and business (consulting, product marketing) background.
  • Experience with cloud instrumentation and configuration management tools for deployment such as GKE, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Prometheus, Datadog and Grafana
  • CI/CD experience (automate build and test pipelines with GitOps, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and execute strategic initiatives
  • Manage effectively up, down, and across an organization, including global teams
  • Skilled in holding people accountable, establishing high standards of excellence, and stretching their abilities to perform their best work
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills


The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Please note that F5 only contacts candidates through F5 email address (ending with @f5.com) or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with f5.com or @myworkday.com).

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.

Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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