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Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineering
022414 Requisition #

Are you excited by the prospect of improving developer and operational productivity?

Would you like the opportunity to work on a wide range of technical challenges on an important, foundational project?

Join our cutting-edge Web Performance Team

Our Web Performance team is responsible for the design/development of technology that helps customers to improve their web presence and web transactions. Our global distributed network solves problems at a scale that few others can approach. By leveraging our deployment of servers around the world, we uniquely solve technology problems with innovative solutions.

Make a difference to a vital part of our business

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll develop software to run on one of the largest distributed systems in the world. You’ll be collaborating with internal teams to design, shape and create innovative solutions for our customers, with the aim of providing a seamless internet experience, making it faster, more reliable and secure.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with internal cross functional teams to translate requirements into big data solutions to meet business objectives
  • Building internal tooling to help with developer and operational productivity
  • Creating data infrastructure from conception through to release to ensure Akamai customers have an exceptional experience
  • Contributing ideas and knowledge to process improvement sessions with the wider team to facilitate continuous improvement of our products

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Have experience with positive collaboration with internal teams and/or open-source community members resulting in developer enablement and team success
  • Have experience in application development which supports tying together different services into something of high value
  • Have extensive experience in a software development role within a commercial environment
  • Have experience building web applications in JavaScript, Ruby, Python or Java

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Occasionally working remotely from home or any other work location
  • Working flexible hours- balancing flexibility to work around your personal commitments while ensuring availability for customers during working hours

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

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