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Senior Software Engineer II

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Required Education and Experience
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree 

Required Skills
* 8+ years of experience with Linux or Unix-based development and product deployments.
* 3+ years of experience with multi-threaded development.
* 3+ years of development experience with Java
* 3+ years of development experience with REST based APIs
* 3+ years of development experience with relational databases

Desired Skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Development experience with Golang
* 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.
* Ability to quickly debug problems and performance bottlenecks stemming from complex interactions between user and kernel space.
* Experience in one or more scripting languages (shell, Perl, Python, etc).
* SSL knowledge, preferably working knowledge of openssl.
* Experience with the architecture of large, distributed and complex systems.
* Web traffic experience related to datacenters and websites
* Experience with Internet protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, DNS and load balancers.
* Experience with web protocols, including JSON, CSS, Javascript, HTML, proxies/caches and firewalls
* Strong communication skills and ability to work across teams.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, small-team environment.
* Experience in a role requiring highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, work with little or no supervision.

Akamai Technologies 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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

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