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Senior Software Engineer

018926 Requisition #

As a Senior Software Engineer  you will be an integral part of our aggressive growth strategy for
creating highly inventive technology solutions for our customers, driving more and more traffic on the Internet. If you want to work on technology problems that are interesting and challenging, then this is the role for you.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for:
* Creating new features from scratch, enhance existing features and optimize existing
functionality, from conception and design through testing and deployment.
* Working on projects that make the Akamai Intelligent Network faster, more stable and secure.
* Working to understand, explain and improve complicated code bases.
* Working with Development QA and System QA teams to ensure proper quality and regression
tests that enables us to rapidly develop changes and new features safely.
* Working with 3rd level engineering support to troubleshoot complex problems on our network
for our customers.

About The Team:

The Akamai Mapping Engineering Software Defined Networking group is responsible for
building a state of the art network control solution that enables Akamai to continue to scale into
the future.
This job is focused on the infrastructure systems Akamai uses to perform automatic traffic
engineering inside and between Akamai data centers. Our challenge is to combine the best of
the networking and software engineering worlds to create a robust, scalable and secure solution.
In this job you will have the opportunity to learn and understand how the Internet and Akamai at large works from networking perspective and participate in developing unique and challenging
software projects.


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 its equivalent
Required Skills
* Minimum 5 years of professional programming experience
* Minimum 3 years of programming in Java

Desired Skills:

* Experience with following : Spring IOC , Maven , OOP/OOD concepts , Java 8 , git, Intellij
* Experience with C/C++ or GoLang
* Solid understanding of basic networking concepts
* Experience working on Linux/Unix platforms.
* Knowledge of scripting (e.g. perl, python, shell)
* Experience of building network related software
* Strong design skills and an ability to tackle abstract, ill-defined problems.
* Ability to work in a small-team environment.

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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