Software Engineer III - DevOps

EMEA (Cork, Ireland) 12 days ago

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

Are you looking to be an integral part of a software development team delivering high-quality features for exciting next-generation products? Do you want to contribute to cutting-edge technology products we are known for worldwide? If so, we'd love to hear from you! 

The F5 NGINX Business Unit is building solutions to bridge the gap between NetOps and DevOps, with multi-cloud application services (both SaaS and on-prem) that span from code to customer. Our engineers deliver loosely coupled software components and microservices integrated in cloud environments. We are passionate about using Agile development and DevOps principles to enable modern, standard methodologies for delivering solutions. 

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join us at our Cork (Ireland) location. In this position, you will play a key role in building automation, standardization, operations support, incident handling methodologies and tools to implement and support world-class products; design, build, and maintain infrastructure, services and tools used by our developers, testers and CI/CD pipelines. You will champion efforts to improve reliability and efficiency in these environments and explore and lead efforts towards new strategies and architectures for pipeline services, infrastructure, and tooling.  When necessary, you are comfortable wearing a developer hat to build a solution. You are passionate about automation and tools. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Work with multiple teams to design, implement, and maintain tools, services, and infrastructure used in product development, testing, and CI/CD pipelines 
  • Ensure DevOps infrastructure and services maintain the required level of availability, reliability, scalability, and performance 
  • Build operational monitoring and alerts for lab solutions to track problems and identify areas of improvement 
  • Translate requirements and user needs from our customers, propose designs and solutions to meet the requirements, and lead efforts to implement these solutions along with team members 
  • Function as a subject matter expert to internal and external partners and stakeholders 
  • Act as a leader, mentor, and influencer on the Devops team 
  • Research new technology areas, innovations, and ideas 

Note: 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 with deploying infrastructure and services in one or more cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, VMware vSphere 
  • Experience with configuration management and deployment automation tools, such as Terraform, Ansible, Packer, etc. 
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python and Bash 
  • Solid understanding of Unix OS 
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline tools like GitLab-CI 
  • Experience with container (Docker) and orchestration systems (Kubernetes) 
  • Good understanding of networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, HTTPS, VLANs, DNS, load balancing, firewalling, etc. 
  • Experience with tools to collect and visualize data, building dashboards, alerting and monitoring systems 
  • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and designs 
  • Demonstrable ability as an excellent communicator and collaborator who can work well with teams and engineers across different sites 
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment preferred 


  • Bachelor's (or higher level) degree in one or more of these disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related fields 
  • 5+ years of experience as a Devops engineer 


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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Software Engineer III - DevOps

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