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

Required Skills
● 5+ years of software architect/design experience

● 2 years experience developing software using a secure software development lifecycle
● 2 years experience communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing to both technical and business audiences
● 5+ years experience with Java, Javascript and/or Python programming languages.
● 2 years experience with cryptography and security standards.
● 2 years experience with common application security issues and remediation.
● 1 year experience applying web-based application attacks and defenses including at least those covered by the OWASP Top 10

Desired Skills
● Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
● Experience with Java Web frameworks such as Spring or SpringMVC.
● Knowledge of standard and repeatable software engineering practices.

● Knowledge of Distributed Systems, Databases, Computer & Network Security, Big Data Systems.

● Strong communication and organizational skills.

● Experience and skills supporting technical user communities.

● Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivated, creative, and confident.
● Understanding of cloud native development patterns (micro-services, statelessness, service registry, service discovery, etc.)
● A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, cross-browser compatibility, authentication schemes (e.g. OAuth, OpenID), general web functions and standards.
● CCSP Certification
● Successful completion of web security challenges such as those on, OWASP’s Web Goat, or Google’s Gruyere.
● Familiarity with security technologies, processes, and concepts such as symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, TLS, Authentication and Authorization, Static Code Analysis, penetration testing methods

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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