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Software Development Engineer in Test II

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Software Engineering
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Overview:
Akamai is growing, and we need Software Development Engineers in Test(SDET) who move fast, are capable of breaking down and solving complex software testing problems and have a strong will to get things done. SDETs at Akamai work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the quality and direction of our technology that impacts millions of people around the world.


We are seeking automation developers to design and develop tools and test frameworks for our next generation products and features build on top of our distributed CDN platform. The day¬-to-day work encompasses tools and framework development, automated test development, continuous integration testing and end-to-end automated solution testing. The job requires a combination of strong technical and team skills.


As a Software Development Engineer in Test you will be responsible for:
* Developing tools, test frameworks and automating the system test process.
* Owning and being responsible for the quality of the product and the platform.
* Leading the test effort from planning and organization to execution and delivery. Developing effective test strategies through innovation in test.
* Using your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote best engineering practices, bug prevention strategies, testability, and other quality attributes across products.
* Continuously seeking effective and efficient test methodologies.


Required Education and Experience:
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, relevant engineering field or equivalent practical experience.

Required Skills:
* Minimum of 3 years professional test automation or software development experience or equivalent.
* Minimum of 3 years experience in Java or with an object-oriented language such as C++ or C#.
* Minimum of 3 years experience working with a scripting language such as Python, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript, etc.
* Minimum of 3 years working with Linux/Unix-like operating systems.

Desired Qualifications:
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
* Good testing acumen and attention to detail
* Driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated
* Ability to effectively articulate technical test challenges into automated test solutions
* Experience with build-to-test automation, continuous integration
* Automated testing & test-driven development
* Agile/Lean software development methodologies
* Experience with web performance optimization
* Experience with HTTP and debugging HTTP traffic
* Passion to making the internet infrastructure faster and reliable
* Experience contributing to a continuous delivery / cloud / SAAS project
* Experience with Web Technologies: Web Proxy Servers, Web Servers, web applications, web services and caching 

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 www.akamai.com and follow @Akamaijobs 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 www.akamai.com/diversity.


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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