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Software Engineer

Software Engineering
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Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: 

* 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or its equivalent or
* Relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science or 

* PhD in Computer Science

Required Skills

* 1+ years experience working with Internet protocols including HTTP, TLS, and DNS
* 1+ years experience with programming in Java or Python
* 1+ years development experience on Linux/ Unix platforms

Desired Qualifications

* Masters in Computer Science or related field with a focus on networking, distributed systems or system architecture
* Expertise with building scalable servers or distributed systems
* Experience with virtualization technologies such as Docker, LXC, and virtual machines highly preferred.
* Experience with database technologies and concepts such as Apache Cassandra, NoSQL, and PostgreSQL.
* Familiarity with Kafka, etcd, and other open source distributed systems preferred but not required.
* Familiarity with Angular, CSS, NodeJS, WSGI, and Apache WebServer preferred but not required.
* 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.

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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