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Senior Security Engineer

Company: F5 Networks
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Join a team providing a leading-edge security solution to protect web and mobile services. The Sr. Security Engineer will develop and implement strategic processes and solutions to enable our information security program and continuously improve our security posture amidst the industry's evolving technology landscape. Is this you?

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assessment of organizational risks to security and availability.
  • Reviews and tests changes to services and networks for potential security impacts.
  • Manages penetration and segmentation testing of F5 applications and networks.
  • Analyzes risks, applies existing controls and records residual risks in risk register.
  • Define SIEM and IPS rules based on identified risks.
  • Review changes to and ongoing operations of our production environment and
  • supporting systems for security and compliance impacts.
  • Collaborate with Security Architecture, Product Engineering and Operations to remediate identified security risks.
  • Assist in detection and response efforts as a product line domain specialist.
  • Propose new controls to Security Architecture and GRC.
  • Build and implement new security controls, processes and tools.
  • Implement zero-trust patterns with cloud agnostic tools like Hashicorp Vault.
  • Technical implementation, design, development, and admin of role based access controls, SSO and integration with IAM systems.
  • Expertise and know-how on IAM infrastructure, initiatives in cloud and on-premise environments.
  • Inward and outward enterprise security control integrations and automation of controls.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Operations and SOC teams to implement security standards and ensure standards are followed

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working high-availability production environments is a must have.
  • Familiarity with a scripting language.
  • Experience automating security testing tools and reporting outputs
  • Technical knowledge and extensive hands-on experience with security and networking security, basic networking protocols, network security design, intrusion prevention/detection, and firewall architecture.
  • Willingness to innovate and learn new technologies.
  • Ability to collaborate is as important as technical and security skills.
  • Pragmatic approach to prioritization based on data driven risk assessment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Experience assessing and implementing technical security controls related to PCI DSS and FedRAMP
  • Knowledge with some of the technologies in our stack is a plus (Big-IP, GCP, CentOS, Juniper, Arbor, Zabbix, CiscoACS, Nomad, Hashicorp Vault, Fortigate).
  • Experience with network and application vulnerability and penetration testing tools.


  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other technical degree.
  • 8 years of progressive responsibility in cloud products.
  • 3-5 years experience with network security or general security engineering.

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 or auto email notification from Yello/Workday (ending with or

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.

Keywords: F5 Networks, San Jose , Senior Security Engineer, Other , San Jose, California

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