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Senior Big-Data Engineer

020863 Requisition #

About the Job:

If you are interested in working on versatile platforms, handling massive data sets, solving hard problems, and have a deep passion for security, Akamai is the place for you. We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer who will take a key part in developing the next generation of Akamai's big-data security products to protect our global customer base from APT attacks, cybercrime, and other malware threats.


● Design, develop, and test Big-Data solutions implemented in Java & Scala leveraging the Hadoop & Spark frameworks.
● Create new features from scratch, enhance existing features, and optimize existing functionality for an Akamai scale solution.
● Take major part in designing the product architecture and mentor others.
● Collaborate with other engineering teams globally, to supply integrative solutions. 
● Work closely with our researchers and understand the entire architecture to deliver effective defenses to our customers.
● Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how they affect the business environment


Major Qualifications

● Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent experience as a software engineer.
● Proficiency in software development and design, ability and agility to quickly learn new technologies and implement them.
● 7+ years of experience developing Java or Scala software.
● Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work in a fast-paced results oriented environment.
● Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
● 3+ years of experience with massive data systems platforms (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.) and design principles (Data Modeling, Streaming vs Batch processing, Distributed Messaging, etc.)

Desired Qualifications
● Experience developing network security related applications

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 unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers 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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