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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test Manager

Software Engineering
019228 Requisition #
About the Team

Luna Control Center is Akamai’s integrated web interface into products, services, and platform. This is our customer’s doorway/connection to all things Akamai, allowing them to manage and monitor their Akamai products, interact with professional services and support staff, or integrate Akamai data into their environments. Working with this team is a unique chance to get a sneak peek on the Internet industry and will give you a unique chance to glimpse into the technical and business aspects of Akamai’s Content Delivery business model that is moving the Internet Faster Forward.

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineer in Test you will be responsible for:

• Recruit, mentor, retain and lead a team of talented Software Development Engineers in Test and leads to their full potential
• Communicate clearly and openly with internal and external stakeholders regarding progress, roadblocks, and timelines
• Define roadmap for the team. Lead and contribute to global QA strategic initiatives
• Oversee technical scoping and design of projects to ensure that projects deliver the expected value on time and with high quality
• Create and champion QA best practices and processes within the engineering team
• Demonstrate experience of improving development practices to raise quality such as: continuous integration, code coverage analysis, code quality tools, automated code testing tools etc.
• Influence the inclusion of testability during design and development phases
• Design and implement extensive test framework and test suite for end to end testing for large scale distributed, data processing and storage systems. Drive automation efforts across components
• Inspire test engineers to work effectively, leading by example and keeping enthusiasm high in tight-deadline situations
• Handle day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, managing time off, and recruiting and project coordination
• Work closely with management to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain progress
• Provide management with reports/metrics to display transparency into testing progress, automation summaries, and release readiness
• Research and stay current on Quality Engineering Testing trends as the industry evolves
• Research, propose and deliver solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategies
• Supervise/mentor/coaching high performance team


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.
• Solid software testing experience in distributed/big data systems
• Experience in leading teams
• Experience with various Software Development methodologies with a strong focus towards Agile/Scrum
• Experience with Test Automation tools
• Knowledge on database like Oracle , SQL , NOSQL , MongoDB, CouchDB
• Good experience in api testing and UI testing
• Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivated, creative, and confident
• Solid analytical and in-depth troubleshooting skills
• Hands on experience on designing and implementing test automation framework to test distributed systems
• Hands on experience with any of the programming languages: Java, C++ or Python
• Familiarity with networking protocols and technologies (especially HTTP, HTTPS, DNS)
• Experience on Performance testing of large scale data systems and good experience in understanding performance bottlenecks of software
• Knowledge of Distributed Systems, Databases, Big Data Systems (Desired)
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Fluency in English


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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