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Senior Software Engineer

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Required Education and Experience:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree in Computer Science or related field or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a PhD in Computer Science or related field

Required Skills:
* Minimum 8 years of experience programming in C/C++
* Minimum 5 years of experience with multi-threaded systems on Linux or other Unix-like flavors.
* Minimum 3 years of experience with protocols, particularly HTTP and TCP/IP, DNS and SSL/TLS.

Desired Skills:
* Familiarity with machine learning frameworks and libraries is a plus.
* Experience in system software design, implementation and software development life cycle.
* Proven track record of working on high quality code that needs knowledge of interaction with different subsystems such as memory manager, file system, and networking.
* Strong troubleshooting skills that spans networks, systems, software stacks, and applications.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Understanding of good coding standards like usage of Design Patterns.
* Knowledge of scripting languages like Python or Perl.
* Knowledge of Streaming Media Technologies like HLS and MPEG-DASH.
* Knowledge of Distributed systems.

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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