F5 Networks

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Great company to work with a lot of employee benefitss

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA

I have been working at F5 Networks full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Nice work environment
Lots of employee benefits
Awesome culture
I am new so I dont have much to say than this, with my experience uptil now, I have an amazing team with a lot of young people :)

Cons

Canteen is not really up to the mark. Since i am a vegetarian I am saying this.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    F5 is an awesome place to work. It's the leader in it's market (ADC) and now expanding into other markets.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at F5 Networks full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leader in ADC market with a clear vision of expansion into other markets (security, firewall, cloud).
    There is still a startup mood at F5.
    Good salary, great people at work.
    Good medical insurance + flex-plan + ESPP.

    Cons

    San Jose office is boring. Seattle is better. Tel Aviv office is good. Tomsk office is the best.
    There is no culture at F5. No hackathons, no beer parties, no pet projects.
    Bad communication between different teams.
    Micromanagement.
    Lots of hiring recently which bloated once a small company. Some junk hires.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees - they have great ideas. Not all ideas should come from PMs, some engineers are better than PMs in identifying the vision.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Broad Experience and wide range of tech.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator II in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator II in Seattle, WA

    I worked at F5 Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The environment is very relaxed for the IT tepartment. The IT Operations Team is very tight-knit. Projects are coordinated and then handed out, but the team is small enough that your voice is very clearly heard when doing architecture work.

    Cons

    There isn't a lot of room to move up in the company. Historically, they're not great at career development for employees; you're left to your own devices there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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