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Senior QA Software Engineer

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Akamai is building new solutions for the cloud Web Application Firewall that require massive data analysis. The QA job is to design, develop, monitor and execute tests. These tests should examine the components in a Big Data solution that enables creating secured Internet environment.

About the Team:

The Web Security Team is focused on leveraging Akamai's core strengths of its highly distributed cloud-based platform that already serves up to 30% of the traffic on the web and the massive amount of HTTP data it has access to as a result to define industry leading web security products that provides rapid visibility and controls for protection against constantly changing attack profiles. The Web Security Team is part of Akamai's Emerging Products Division and as a part of that group, you'll be working on innovating and developing new and groundbreaking Big Data products in the largest scale exists with real time needs and world impact.


•Design, develop, monitor and execute tests for cloud security solution components and products.
•Participate in team design reviews.
•Translate changes within a release to effective test regression coverage for that changes.
•judgments about when to extend existing systems, build new utilities, or use open-source.

Basic Qualifications
•A relevant University or College graduate
•Professional experience developing complex test automation software.
•Detailed understanding of automation framework design and complex implementation techniques.
•Experience in design complex test plans covering all aspects of test coverage.
•Software development knowledge & at least 3 years’ experience in JAVA.
•knowledge in QA methodologies.
•Self-learning skills.
•Good team player.

Desired Qualifications:
•Experience with security and web application firewall (WAF) concepts and technologies
•Big data knowledge with frameworks, components and tools (Cloudera Manager, HDFS, Spark, etc..)
•Experience with networks.
•Experience with script language (Python, Groovy)
•Experience with selenium.

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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