F5 Networks Overview

Website www.f5.com
Headquarters Seattle, WA, United States
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (FFIV)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Citrix Systems, VMware, Juniper Networks
Today, business is about people, applications, and the services they need to work more efficiently. F5, a global company entrusted by more than 16,000 of the world’s largest enterprises and government, develops technology solutions that keep applications running ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Sydney
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Sydney
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    Clear leadership in its niche. Making progress in new targeted growth areas in security


    Traditional market is slowing down.

    Advice to Management

    Do not lose focus no cash cow while chasing growth in new solution areas.

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F5 Networks Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Field Sales Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at F5 Networks (Sydney) in January 2014.


    HR Recruiter, Hiring Manager, Sales Leader. A panel was also put together to test my ability to present the F5 vision and value proposition. The panel comprise 3-4 people from different functions. The content was prepared based on information on their WWW site. The whole process took about a month.

    Interview Questions

    • Understanding of Synthesis messaging and knowledge of Security. Quite a lot of questions were around understanding of the security market as well.   Answer Question

Company Updates

  • Today - February 5th - our offices around the globe take a timeout to celebrate F5 Day! Employees share their excitement using the #IamF5 hashtag across social media. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIImf

    Celebrating F5 Day

    In 2013, former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, proclaimed that February 5 was "F5 Day" for the city. We've been celebrating it ever since - taking it to our more than 70 offices across the globe. Like many tech companies in Seattle, F5 had...

  • Are you a security professional looking at career opportunities at F5? Check out this new video about our Security Operations Center, which employees some of the industry's best security experts. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIm8f

    The F5 Security Operations Center

    Find out what the F5 Security Operations Center offers

F5 Networks Awards & Accolades

  • Networking Innovation Award, SearchNetworking, 2014
  • 2013 Executive Excellence Award, Seattle Business Magazine, 2013
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