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Principal Software Engineer

Software Engineering
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We are looking for a star technologist to inspire a group of great developers on a product that really impacts the security industry. The position is targeted for individuals that are inspired by technology want to be hands-on and have the capacity to see the big picture and provide the right solution. The technical challenges consist of developing one of the largest Big-Data systems in Israel, tackling the complexities of large-scale system and delivering in a continuous deployment cycle.

About the Team:

The team is a part of the Cloud Security Intelligence group and is responsible for making the Cloud Security platform accessible to all the product teams in Akamai that have security analytics needs.
The team is constantly adopting and developing new technologies to better serve our customers to allow faster and easier integration with the Cloud Security platform to achieve their security analytics needs.


Design, develop and sustain components written in Java, Scala and other languages
Envision innovative solutions for the challenges we need to tackle
Go home with the problem and return the next day with a solution
Think simple!
Live in the world of a 24/7 Service, delivering releases on a frequent cycle
Collaborate with the different product teams that are your customers
Develop a SaaS security solution
Collaborate with the product team on a global basis to supply integrative solution
Interact with security experts to develop security solutions tailored to their needs

Basic Qualifications:

Proficiency in software development, ability and agility to quickly learn new technologies and implement them.
At least 10 years of proven experience as a Java Developer in an array of different fields and technologies.
At least 2 years of proven experience developing in Scala.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work in a fast paced, results oriented environment.
Experience in developing Large Scale System.
Experience in BigData, Spark development.
Quick learning skills and implementation capabilities along with high. creativity.
Top notch English Writing and Verbal abilities.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with Big-Data systems and Hadoop in particular - a major advantage.
Practical Experience in the following areas:
Machine Learning
Applied Mathematics

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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