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Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain

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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 

* 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or 

* PhD in a related field 

Required Skills 

* 3+ years experience with 1 or more of the following languages—C/C++, Java, Python, Golang. 

* 3+ years experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases. 

* 3+ years experience working on Linux/Unix platforms. 

* 3+ years experience implementing and deploying a distributed system. 

Desired Skills 

* Experience designing and building scalable servers or distributed systems. 

* Experience in banking and financial transactions. 

* Site reliability engineering and/or related work including service performance. 

* Experience modifying and extending the Bitcoin core or related cryptocurrency codebase. 

* Experience applying information security & cryptography best practices. 

* Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code. 

* Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision. 

* Extensive experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment. 

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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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