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Senior Software Engineer in Test - Media

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Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills
* 8+ years experience with programming languages such as C/C++, Python, Perl
* 8+ years experience developing test scripts and test automation.
* 8+ years experience in a UNIX/Linux environment.
* 4+ years experience with networking protocols.
* 4+ years experience with data analysis, network diagnostics and debugging tools to characterize performance, reliability, scalability and capacity of large scale distributed systems
* 2+ years familiarity with data visualization and monitoring tools like Grafana, Kibana
* 2+ years familiarity with open source databases like Prometheus, Influx DB and Graphite.

Desired Skills
* Strong written and verbal communication.
* Experience with any of the following programming languages: Java, Perl, Python, Javascript, C/C++, etc.
* Domain knowledge in the area of Web server (apache/IIS), proxy server, and caching technology strongly desired.
* Familiarity with Media Content Delivery such as QuickTime Server, Windows Media Streaming Server, Flash Media Server, and Silverlight is strongly desired.
* Familiarity with streaming codecs and containers is strongly desired.
* Experience in content creation using custom/stock encoders is a plus.
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
* Good understanding of Agile Methodology.

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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