SVP, Chief Information Officer
F5 Networks
San Jose
hace 6 días

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


Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support an exciting mission! Do you love collaborating with experienced, driven, and innovative people?

Are you energized by the challenge of working with some of the world's cutting-edge technology companies? Have a proven track record for shaping winning Technology Services strategies?

We are seeking a talented, experienced, and committed leader with a human-first compassion and a personal drive to inspire Technology Services and the entire company.

You will be a core member of the Global Services leadership team and a critical member of the broader F5 senior leadership team.

You will be a driving force for the company’s overall transformation efforts.

At F5, our mission is rooted in the simple observation that businesses now depend on applications. Apps are the single most vital asset to today’s digital enterprise, with 98% of organizations reporting today that applications are essential or critical to their business.

Applications are dynamic and evolving, and typically operate in unpredictable and often dangerous environments. Our vision is that an application, like a living organism, will naturally adapt to its environment.

An application will grow, shrink, defend, and heal itself as needed, enabling the application owner to invest more time and energy coding features instead of operating the underlying infrastructure.


The Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer is an integral part of the leadership team and reports to the EVP, Global Services.

Main responsibilities will include the overall development and execution of F5’s technology strategy for powering F5’s business.

The leader will continue the transformation already underway to be a product-centric, engineering-focused, and agile information technology organization that is globally diverse.

  • Create the Technology Services vision and strategy to addresses F5’s business transformation.
  • Re-imagine every aspect of our customer journey, from discovery through operations, to create a digitally-enabled experience that delights our customers.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to align the full breadth of F5, with impact and influence well beyond the boundaries of the Technology Services organization.
  • Define the information technology agenda with clear objectives, timelines and results.
  • Establish the governance, leadership and execution framework for a high-performance, product-centric, agile organization.
  • Inspire a committed team of 500+ full-time and contract professionals to deliver with operational excellence.
  • Leverage agile and DevOps methodologies to deliver provide continuous, iterative units of value.
  • Manage the full range of IT capabilities spanning enterprise apps, infrastructure, and employee computing.
  • Ensure the organization represents the pinnacle of integrity and operates in a manner exceeding F5’s ethical, behavioral and leadership standards.

  • Transformational leadership Expertise leading teams through a company-wide transformation to modern, agile systems optimized for volume and agility.
  • Team leadership Prior experience building and managing high-performing teams that rise to new challenges. Demonstrated track-record as an active, engaged, inspiring leader who attracts and retains great talent, raises the bar, and communicates with clarity and alignment.
  • Technology leadership Relevant experience leading Technology Services in a scaled, public company. Proven history of successfully delivering IT projects.
  • Influential leadership Successful leadership inspiring and motivating globally distributed teams and influencing business executives well beyond the border of Technology Services.
  • Outstanding communicator Natural ability to communicate clearly with customers, employees, executives and members of the board of directors.
  • Persuasive in articulating technology strategies that fluidly blends technical and business imperatives.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Senior leadership experience in IT with a minimum of 15+ years.
  • Exceptional Technology business acumen across a broad range of strategic & operational business matters.
  • Prior experience leading agile technology transformation programs.
  • Proven experience working across multiple functions and / or business groups to drive results.
  • Outstanding record of sound judgment and advice to senior leaders.
  • Proven ability of influence senior leaders on a recommended path; demonstrated gravitas.
  • Effective communication skills in presenting recommendations and motivating organizations.
  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership, able to inspire and motivate.
  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS or equivalent required. Advanced degree preferred. MBA, or demonstrated equivalent; engineering degree a plus.

  • High energy, positive attitude, and motivated
  • Customer-obsessed, oriented to view every issue through the lens of our customers
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills with a data-driven approach to problem solving
  • Team player able to effortlessly lead virtual teams
  • Adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Uncompromising integrity, will role model F5’s behaviors :
  • 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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