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Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineering
016948 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 Bachelor’s degree or
● 3 years relevant experience and a Master’s degree

Required Skills
● Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
● 5+ years of experience designing software in an object-oriented environment
● 3+ years of experience with development in 2 programming languages and eager to learn others
● 3+ years of experience with command-line utilities such as bash, grep, ssh,
● 3+ years of experience with version control systems such as svn, mercurial, git, etc. (we use git)
● 3+ years of experience with distributed databases
● 3+ years of experience building SOAP and/or REST web services
● 3+ years of experience implementing cloud-based architectures

Desired Skills
● Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Experience building mobile applications for iOS and Android
● Experience building scalable applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
● Experience using JIRA for issue tracking
● Experience with Agile software methodologies such as SCRUM and Kanban
● Familiarity with the OpenID and OAuth specifications
● Experienced / hands on with enterprise-level SaaS software concepts including services-oriented architecture, high availability, scalability, maintainability, concurrency, and distributed computing
● Familiarity with software testing concepts including unit testing, functional testing, regression testing, continuous integration testing, and performance testing

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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