Full Job Description
F5’s technologies are at the heart of modern applications that are enabling digital transformation across the globe. We give the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands the ability to securely deliver every app, anywhere-with confidence. We do this by working collaboratively in an innovative environment, helping each other succeed. We take immense pride in being trusted advisers to our customers, offering the best solutions for their interests. If our mission and culture excite you, we would love to talk to you!
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Principle Software Engineer, 5G C Job Overview
We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our 5G Engineering team. The 5G team builds products and services for service providers to make an effective transition from 4G networks to 5G. In this role, you will collaborate with Product Management and Senior architects along with other cross-functional teams such as Platform & Infrastructure teams to build complex strategic components from inception to delivery
As a Principal Software Engineer, you’ll work on requirements analysis, high-level and low-level software design, implementation and release of 5G Next gen Core networking software products. We look for individuals with extensive experience in telecom and data networking. We also value people who are passionate about service based architectures building infrastructure services for service providers.
People who do well in this team are self-driven autonomous engineers who can help other team members thrive. We value people who can own software modules and components and are obsessed with customer needs.
In this role, you will:
Technically own requirements, design and implementation of robust scalable, 5G software components and microservices that integrate with both public and private cloud environments
Apply architecture and design principles to enable Service Provider 5G usage scenarios
Work as part and mentor of the scrum teams to design & implement efficient, flexible and scalable 5G services
Work in strong collaboration with product managers & senior architects to effectively realize customer use-cases
Be responsible for the quality of the software delivers
Front-end customer demoes and presentations of 5G software components and services
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Extensive knowledge and experience in 3GPP, 4G EPC, 5G Core networks SBA architecture, HTTP2 signaling protocols
Extensive architectural experience building and handling large scale telecom and networking products
Extensive background in networking technologies, protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, Routing, Switching & HTTP
Working experience and knowledge of SIP, DIAMETER, RADIUS, AAA is good to have
Knowledge in Cloud orchestration systems such as Kubernetes is an added advantage
Excellent coding skills in C, C++ or Go.
Exceptional problem solving, analytical, trouble-shooting and debugging skills
Candidate must be passionate about solving complex problems in a fast-paced, innovative environment and grasp new technologies quickly in self-driven manner
Typically requires a minimum of 14+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 12+ years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 9+ years’ experience; or equivalent experience in software development
Why choose F5?
F5 Innovation Private Limited is an entity of F5 Inc, a US based company headquartered in Seattle, that specializes in application delivery networking, application availability & performance, multi-cloud management, application security, network security, access & authorization and online fraud prevention. F5 Innovation Private limited is one of the largest F5 Inc office outside of Seattle.
At F5, we believe that our culture isn’t just something we talk about, it’s something we live. Each day we live by our code that unite us at F5ers and informs how we aspire to be human first in everything we do. And we are proud to announce that F5 Innovation Pvt. Ltd has been recognized as India’s Top 75 Best Workplaces in IT & IT-BPM 2021 by Great Place to Work® Institute for its High-Trust & High-Performance Culture. The Great Place to Work Certification is recognized world over by employees and employers alike and is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in identifying and recognizing Great Workplace Cultures.
F5 Innovation has been recognized 3 times consecutively as a Great Place to Work®.
Our other Accolades over the years:
Great Place to Work – Oct 2020 to Sep 2021
Among the top 75 Best Workplaces in IT & IT-BPM – 2020
Great Mid-Size Workplaces – 2020
Best Workplaces for Women – 2020
Please visit, to know more https://www.greatplacetowork.in/great/profile/50-Great-Mid/F5-Networks-Innovation
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.
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