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Lead Senior Software Engineer II

Software Engineering
012613 Requisition #
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Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a PhD 
in Computer Science

Required Skills
* 3+ years of experience as a hands-on technical leader
* 5+ years of experience with Perl, Python or C++ on Linux or a Unix based OS
* 5+ years of experience working with Linux OS and System Internals
* 5+ years of strong expertise with building scalable servers or distributed systems

Desired Skills
* Masters or Ph.D in Computer Science or related field with a focus on distributed systems, system architecture, or security
* Solid understanding of internet protocol basics including TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS
* Experience developing interfaces for broad internal consumption
* Experience developing server configuration and/or management systems
* Experience developing distributed systems
* Experience with databases and SQL
* Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Other Information
* Is relocation available for this position: No
* Is US Citizenship required: No
* Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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