Cover image for F5
Logo

F5

Engaged Employer

F5

Add a Review

F5 Reviews

Updated Dec 4, 2022

Verify your email to use filters. Having problems? Resend email
Found 1,384 of over 1K reviews
4.3
86% Recommend to a Friend
F5 President and Chief Executive Officer Francois Locoh-Donou
92% Approve of CEO

Found 1,360 of over 1K reviews

4.3
86%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
Approve of CEO
F5 President and Chief Executive Officer Francois Locoh-Donou
Francois Locoh-Donou
452 Ratings

What people are saying about F5

Join the conversation on

Tech

469.7K Members 

Ask candid career questions

-1 - https://www.fishbowlapp.com/bowl/technology/posts?cf=gd&utm_medium=Glassdoor&utm_source=glassdoor.com&utm_campaign=Reviews&utm_content=Employer-content-prominent-Reviews&utm_term=F5~9222
Join the conversation on

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits are good but at at per market rate(in 172 reviews)
  • "The people are great and are happy with what they do.(in 139 reviews)
  • "Lots of interesting technical challenges and quite a good work life balance.(in 122 reviews)
  • "The culture is great at identifying (really and honestly) what the sticking points are.(in 100 reviews)
  • "Good salary and processes and products(in 51 reviews)
Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

Ratings by Demographics

This rating reflects the overall rating of F5 and is not affected by filters.

Want more demographic options?
  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Nice company

    Dec 4, 2022 - Principal Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    work life balance is very good, stable business

    Cons

    Company need to change direction more aggressively

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Very good place to work

    Nov 22, 2022 - Sales Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Displaying servant leadership, caring for employees, and championing social change.

    Cons

    Some acquired companies could be integrated better, but that's the case for every company I've worked at, so not necessarily unique to F5.

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  3. Join the F5 team
    See Our Latest Jobs
  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Nice WLB

    Nov 20, 2022 - QA Automaton Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice wlb and helpful teams

    Cons

    Nothing cons at this point

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    I Loved this company

    Nov 29, 2022 - Mid-Level Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Get your Badge and move on!

    Cons

    See something, Say Something .... look for a job!

    Continue reading
    2 people found this review helpful
  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    old Tech

    Nov 29, 2022 - Sales Engineering Director in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    F5 has a good CEO leader you can still retire quota and make money selling legacy bigip tech good place to ride out into retirement

    Cons

    technology is old AF not for young professionals who still want to develop skills with relevant technology

    Continue reading
    1 person found this review helpful
  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Best employer ever

    Nov 11, 2022 - SRE III in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Community, Human First, Diversity Empowering

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons.

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    First Company with Human First Policy

    Nov 5, 2022 - Hardware Engineer in Spokane, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work environment and teamwork. Goal to help everyone succeed with job responsibilities.

    Cons

    There are not many downsides with supportive work environment.

    Continue reading
    Be the first to find this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Human First and High Performance

    Oct 28, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture. Great leadership focused on wellbeing of employees first. Great benefits. Competitive pay.

    Cons

    Like most companies making connections has become more difficult since covid and the flexible work environment that allows choice for fully remote, in office sometimes or fulltime, while great for some is not for everyone.

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company to work for!

    Oct 26, 2022 - Senior UX Designer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Human-first and tons of smart/kind people - Room for growth - Room to make an impact

    Cons

    - Design teams siloed - Need more designers

    Be the first to find this review helpful
  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Good place for new hires and interns

    Nov 9, 2022 - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    New technology to work , flexibility to change teams

    Cons

    Management doesn’t understand that everyone in the team is important. Only importance is given to team leads .

    Be the first to find this review helpful
Viewing 1 - 10 of 1,360 Reviews
</>Embed

F5 Reviews FAQs

F5 has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 1,496 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at F5 to a friend and 80% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, F5 employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at F5. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

86% of F5 employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated F5 4.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.4 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at F5 to be culture, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be career development, senior leadership, management.

Popular Careers with F5 Job Seekers

JobsSalariesInterviews

Work at F5? Share Your Experiences

F5 logo
or

Reviews by Job Title

F5 Photos

+ Add Photo
F5 photo of: F5 Bike Everywhere Day! We encourage and invest in bicycling as transportation.
F5 photo of: Mariners
F5 photo of: Charity
F5 photo of: Tomsk
F5 photo of: Dim Sum Fun
F5 photo of: F5
F5 photo of: F5 Tower
See All Photos

Affiliated Companies

NGINX, IncShape Security

Expert Career Advice

Guide to Getting Your First Job

Find a Great First Job to Jumpstart Your Career

How to Get a Job

Getting a Job Is Tough; This Guide Makes it Easier

How to Get a Promotion

Climb the Ladder With These Proven Promotion Tips

How to Negotiate Your Salary

A Guide to Negotiating the Salary You Deserve

How to Write a Resume

Write a Resume Recruiters Can't Resist

F5 Job Seekers Also Viewed

Bain & Company Logo
Bain & Company

4.6

6,022 Reviews
Compare

Glassdoor has 1,496 F5 reviews submitted anonymously by F5 employees. Read employee reviews and ratings on Glassdoor to decide if F5 is right for you.