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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Automation

018510 Requisition #

About Team

We are Access Engineering team -- part of Enterprise Division of Akamai. Our mission is to provide Next Generation Access solutions to enterprises which are integrated with Identity and world class Akamai platform. Enterprise Access product provide access, authentication, analytics systems, and other value-added services to enterprises. Combining these capabilities with Akamai global network provides a huge value to enterprises not only in the improved user experience but also security.


About the Job

We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test in Enterprise Access Engineering (EAA). The person is responsible for functional and automation testing in Enterprise Application Access service in a multi-cloud environment. A Senior SDET person who can help the Enterprise Access Engineering team with his professional or academic experience in developing the test framework and is well versed in designing highly performant automation. The individual will also help in bringing the automation in support of project goals as well as collaborating with other QA/Development team members to help improve overall product quality.




Ø  *Responsible for building the automation libraries containing common code, growing them over time and sharing them with peers.

Ø  *Develops a highly efficient, reliable, maintainable and extendable code.

Ø  *In this role candidate will work on enhancing test automation frameworks to extend support for more features and improvements.

Ø  *Candidate will work on various data security and cloud technologies like, AWS, Azure, *Google GCE, VMware, Openstack, Nginx, HA-proxy, Postgres, Ansible, Docker, Nagios etc.,

Ø  *Analyze the test failures to find root cause and identify possible solutions.

Ø  *Mentor the co-team members on best practices for test automation, CI/CD.

Ø  *Support in troubleshooting the code and bug fixes.

Ø *Can establish clear performance test profiles and monitoring to identify the performance issues.



Ø *Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information systems, or related discipline.

Ø *5-8 years’ experience working in a Networking or Cloud Infrastructure company working on Layer 4-7, HTTP(S) Proxies, VPNs, Load balancers and Identity systems.

Ø  *2 years’ experience as an SDET, supporting the teams shipping complex applications to large production environments.

Ø  *Experience with Internet protocols (HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, TCP/IP, ICMP, DHCP)

Ø  *Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript

Ø  *Strong coding skills with experience in scripting languages like python, Java, JavaScript technologies

Ø  *Experience working with a load balancer such as F5, Radware or HA proxy. Technical experience in deployment, configuration, operation and troubleshooting of solutions using SSL/VPN based access solutions or Server Load Balancers

Ø  *Experience using various tools such as Selenium, PhantomJS, JMeter, etc.

Ø  *Analytical thinker with strong attention to detail.

Ø  *Experience with GitLab, Jenkins.

Ø  *Experience with ROBOT framework.

Ø  *Experience with QA metrics and reporting.

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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