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Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineering
015046 Requisition #
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or related equivalent degree. Alternatively, will accept a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, or related equivalent degree plus 5 years of relevant experience in lieu of a Master's degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have: Demonstrated experience using Java in a Linux environment with an eye for performance, concurrency and fault tolerance; proven ability developing applications with Java, Spring, Hibernate, JUnit; demonstrated experience with Relational Databases such as PostgreSQL; demonstrated experience working with common Internet protocols (IP, TCP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, DNS); experience designing and building REST APIs; demonstrated backend server development experience on Linux/Unix platforms; demonstrated experience in design and development for mission critical, high-availability systems; experience with scripting languages such as Unix Shell Scripts; and must be self-directed with excellent oral and written communication skills. (Please note Akamai is seeking the stated ability in the above skills but no specific amount or years of experience in these skills is required.)

Apply online or send resume to: Caitlin Cygan, Human Resources, Akamai Technologies, Inc., 150 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142. Reference: SL-HM-SSE-0618.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.


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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