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Senior Software Engineer

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About the Job
The Networks team is the heart of Akamai, deploying, growing, configuring, and maintaining the hardware Akamai Platform. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with deep networking experience to work on Akamai’s tools for managing our global network. You will help determine and develop the systems, tools, and applications that Networks relies on to configure and manage our global network. You will be responsible for design, prototyping, and development, and maintenance in a highly collaborative distributed environment.
Responsibilities
● Designing, implementing, and maintaining applications for managing router access, IP addresses, routing registries, network mapping, and server configurations in a complex and dynamic context.
● Creating (or sometimes choosing and integrating) reliable, high-quality, usable software that meets the needs of Network engineers for robust, scalable, and highly available tools.
● Effective communication and documentation of your designs and implementation plans within the team and across other teams within the company.
● Mentor junior and intermediate developers, to help them improve their code and navigate difficult design choices.



Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
● 6 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent engineering field

These skills are required:
● 5+ years developing applications with Python and some knowledge of Java; experience with SQLAlchemy
● 4+ years of database experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, including DDL, querying, and basic DBA
● 4+ years of experience with Perl and PHP
●2+ years of experience using git to manage code development and make releases
● Extensive experience with router configuration and access, including Cisco (IOS-XR, Nexus), Juniper, Rancid, and TACACS
● Extensive networking knowledge and experience, including routing, switching, TCP/IP, BGP, subnetting, VLANs, IPAM, and DNS
● Experience troubleshooting network issues, including using Tcpdump and Wireshark
● Experience with Linux system administration, including Ansible for configuration management

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 www.akamai.com 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 www.akamai.com/diversity.


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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