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Senior Software Engineer - Media Portal

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About the Job


We are seeking a senior software engineer with the ability to design and develop web applications in a fast-pasted environment. An ideal candidate will have strong database and web application programming experience, demonstrated problem solving abilities, good teamwork and communication skills, and the ability to design powerful yet customer-friendly user interfaces including RESTful APIs. The candidate should have an ability to coherently translate customer needs into Engineering solutions, a propensity to communicate across product stakeholders, and a willingness to dive deep into system components.


Senior Software Engineers on the Media Portal team execute full lifecycle development of a multi-tier web application: requirements analysis, application design, implementation, deployment. We develop primarily in Java; the application utilizes a relational/non-relational database/s to manage customer configuration settings, and a proprietary data store of usage data to provide reports and alerts. The team assists customer support to analyse and solve customer issues related to their area of expertise as needed.


About the team


Control Center is Akamai’s portal. It is the critical system that provides our customers a full range of tools, including analytics, configuration management, OPEN API, training, support, and billing. Media Portal Team is responsible for supporting and developing provisioning, reporting and analytics applications for Media and Storage products.



  • Design and develop web-based applications
  • Create new features from scratch, enhance existing features and optimize existing functionality.
  • Contribute to the overall design and architecture of our system.
  • Create a superb user experience focused on usability, performance, and robustness.
  • End-to-end involvement on a product design, implementation and deployment.
  • Design and develop RESTful APIs
  • Drive design and development processes
  • Author design documents that transform MRDs/PRDs to high-level Engineering designs.
  • Work with other engineering teams to identify system dependencies and work on implementations under strict product release schedules.


Why Should you Join this Team?


  • You will be part of media experience team which is the face of Akamai for all the customers, your changes will impact the way customer perceive us.
  • Your involvement will be end-to-end from product design, implementation to deployment.
  • You will work on fast paced environment which would require to work with the best minds across teams helping you up skill yourself.


  • 5-8 years of industry experience in building products.
  • Design and Coding skills in Java/JEE
  • Experience in UI Technologies like JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Jquery, Angular
  • Designing systems that work across a complex product.
  • Experience designing outstanding web-based and/or mobile products.
  • Ability to write test cases and understanding of testing frameworks
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and problem solving /troubleshooting skills.
  • Highly driven, hands-on, self-motivating, self-learning team player with a great can-do attitude.

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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