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System SDET Engineer II – Systems Engineering

Position Summary
We are looking for a Systems SDET Engineer to help us expand our dynamic India team. We are seeking passionate, quality-minded individuals with “can do” attitudes to be part of a team that helps drive the feature set and quality of Leading Edge Network Platforms.  In the role, you will have the opportunity to work with talented architects, hardware development engineers, software engineers to validate and promote the overall quality of F5 platforms.  This role will provide you the with the opportunity to work closely with developers to investigate and root cause ship stoppers, as well as own and drive all test related aspects of testing and debugging networking equipment from the initial prototype through the later production phases.  We are looking for an innovative SDET Engineer who is savvy at developing manual and automated test cases and expanding custom test tools.   

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement automated and manual test cases to ensure maximum test coverage for platforms and features under test.
  • Define the test strategy and plan best suited for a given platform feature
  • Work effectively both within a team and cross-functional team to drive identification and resolution of issues efficiently.
  • Utilize your software design, analysis and programming skills to develop innovative automated test cases and tools to ensure maximum test coverage.
  • Understand the quality life cycle to include: test planning, test case definition, test case development, test execution, defect analysis and reporting. 
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of software development process, demonstrated proficiency in designing test cases and contributing to effective test planning.
  • Execute automated and manual tests on platform software at each stage of the prototype phases and strong analytical skills that can determine root cause when a failure occurs.
  • Communicate with other engineers in a positive and collaborative method.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of software and system testing, with a minimum of 2 years test experience.
  • Minimum of 2+ years test automation experience
  • Demonstrate test experience throughout the full life cycle.
  • Demonstrated software development experience using at least one development language (C, Python, TCL, Perl).
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking and Unix based operating systems required, Linux development experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of IP networking:  routing, switching, and network standards from layer 1 on up through the transport and application layers.   
  • Experience working with platform hardware at a low-level a plus
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies and effective unit testing.
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with test engineering methodologies used in software development.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Daily computer use in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table. Duties require the ability to utilize a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material

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.

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.

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