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Senior Software Engineer

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Software Engineering
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About Akamai

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Akamaiʼs global footprint of over 220,000 servers provides an overlay network with scale and capacity to not just deliver the largest web events but also secure the largest Internet brands from attack. Akamai builds highly fault-tolerant wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value web sites. Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers, with over $100 billion in annual revenue.

About Team

We are Access Engineering team -- part of Enterprise Division of Akamai. Our mission is to provide Next Generation Access solutions to enterprises which are integrated with Identity and world class Akamai platform. Enterprise Access product provide access, authentication, analytics systems, and other value added services to enterprises. Combining these capabilities with Akamai global network provides a huge value to enterprises not only in the improved user experience but also security.
Akamai Access Team is seeking an experienced senior software engineer to build and extend Akamai Identity Solutions. We build and enhance proxies, load balancers, authentication systems, single sign on systems, two factor systems, big data analytics systems and scalable backend systems. These products and services are used by end users on a daily basis to get their work done.

Responsibilities:

* Design and develop market leading products and services for Akamai Identity Platform.
* Take complete ownership of the product from design to implementation and to deployment.
* Work with Product Management in defining the functionality and features.
* Conduct design and code reviews.
* Work with QA and Operations team to test and deploy code into production.

Required Education and Skills:
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent or 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science or 1 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills and Education:
* 5+ years experience in C/C++ or Go.
* 5+ years experience in designing and delivering core software systems.
* 3+ years experience in Identity, single sign on and authentication systems.

Desired Skills:
* Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Willingness to learn new technologies.
* Domain expertise in at least one of these: Identity Solutions, HTTP(S) Proxies, VPNs and/or Load balancers

Other Information
* Is relocation available for this position: No
* Is US Citizenship required: No
* Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more at www.akamai.com/careers.


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.

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