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Senior Cloud Software Engineer

Software Engineering
015929 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience 

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: 

·5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar Engineering, Scientific, or Mathematical field. 

·3 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree in Computer Science or similar Engineering, Scientific, or Mathematical field. 

Required Skills 

·5+ years of experience programming in C or C++. 

·4+ years of experience with software development on Linux or POSIX/OpenGroup based systems. 

·4+ years of experience with common Internet protocols (TCP/IP, TLS/SSL, HTTP, DNS, ARP, etc.). 

·3+ years of experience with multi-threaded design. 

Desired Skills 

·Experience with Docker containers and container orchestration systems (Kubernetes, Swarm, etc.) 

·Experience developing network applications in GoLang. 

·Experience with Python. 

·Experience with JavaScript. 

·Experience developing highly distributed and fault-tolerant client/server systems. 

·Ability to reason about and troubleshoot complex systems. 

·Familiarity with test frameworks and test automation. 

·Desire to work in a fast-paced, results oriented team. 

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

·Understanding of Agile software methodology.  

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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