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Principal Lead Software Engineer

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Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent or
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in CS or equivalent
* 5 years of relevant experience and a PhD in CS or equivalent

Required Skills
* 10+ years of experience developing software in Unix/Linux environments
* 5+ years of experience writing code in C/C++
* 5+ years working with Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP/IP, and HTTP
* 5+ years working with high performing, high availability, mission critical systems
* 5+ years writing code on large complex distributed systems

Desired Skills
* Knowledge of security protocols such as TLS
* Experience scripting in Perl or Python
* Industry experience developing large scale distributed products
* Experience with high availability and/or asynchronous environments
* Very strong communication and organizational skills
* Experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.

* Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivational, creative, confident and a quick learner
* Proxy server development knowledge

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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

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