Primary Responsibilities :
Designs and develops Control-plane for BIG-IP product line.
Interacts with key architects on the team and translates their specifications to functioning software.
Provides technical solutions to detail certain aspects of product design and ensures that resulting design specification fits into technical architectural framework.
Key designer, responsible for the design, development and implementation of complete software components.
Leads analysis of requirements and defines the design for new and modification of existing tools, utilities, environments, modules / systems
Researches, investigates, and prototypes new areas of technology to enhance existing products or new product direction.
Recommends and maintains technical design methodologies, processes and standards.
Handles assigned projects and work flow of engineers, serves as mentor to junior staff members.
Consistently meet commitments.
Engages with customers to address issues and devise solutions
Documents design and code. Writes code with supportability and debuggability in mind.
Participates in hiring and onboarding process.
Conducts presentations internally and externally.
Assists Architects and Managers with project scope and estimating
Serves as technical expert for a module / system
Liaises with multi-functional teams to ensure that project is delivered in its entirety.
Participates on multi-functional design teams to develop expertise in other modules / systems
Engages with Product Management to drive detailed product requirements
Other Responsibilities :
Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Excellent coding skills in Node, Java Script, Typescript on Linux platforms for distributed, multi-threaded applications.
Extensive knowledge and experience in Dockers, Kubernetes, databases (Postgres) is required.
Working knowledge of a scripting language such as Shell, Python, is required.
Must have strong background in networking technologies.
Knowledge of C++, Java is highly desired.
Must have extensive knowledge of source code revision control systems (git, perforce), makefiles and packaging.
Exceptional problem solving, analytical and trouble-shooting skills.
Mastery of standard data structures and algorithms, run-time complexities, IPC, etc. is required.
Regularly demonstrates collaboration by promoting others’ ideas, working well within and other teams, influencing others, and making teams successful.
Candidate must be passionate enjoy solving complex problems. This is a fast paced, innovative environment and requires candidate to grasp new technologies quickly.
Often knowledge is self-taught as formal training in emerging technologies may not exist.
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications. Regularly finds ways to communicate widely through discussions, white papers, publications and other.
Willingness and ability to write good functional specification and design documents.
Expert Knowledge and extensive experience with vertical stack technologies.
Experience developing complex product development initiatives from concept through release.
Regarded as technical lead by peers and management.
Must be a Subject Matter Expert in multiple skill areas.
Ability to learn quickly.
BE / B.Tech in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment :
Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.
Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.
Duties may require being on call periodically or working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends). Duties may require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane, approximately 10% of the time spent traveling.
Job may be performed on-site at a customer facility or data center, or in an office environment sitting at a desk or computer table.
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.