Please use Google Chrome when applying for job to avoid any system errors due to browser incompatibility.

Software Engineer II

Software Engineering
020493 Requisition #

As a Software Engineer within Dynamic Media team, you will be working with teams responsible for the Akamai Media Delivery and Media Services product offerings which provide enterprises a robust and scalable e-business infrastructure to cost-effectively serve their global customer base. The job of a Software Engineer includes designing and developing test automation frameworks, productivity and efficiency improvement tools, developing complex automation libraries in Python and developing robust automated test suites to ensure high Product quality. You will be working with Test Engineers, Product Architects, Product Managers, Dev, Dev-Ops, Program Manager etc. to design and develop automation frameworks that help the team to replicate real-world scenarios that plug into automated regression test harnesses.

As a Software Engineer II you will:
* Design, develop and enhance test automation frameworks and tools used by the Test, Development, Dev-Ops and Support teams
* Work closely with Product Architects, Developers and Test Engineers to design and develop automation frameworks that help the team to replicate real-world scenarios that plug into a regression test harness
* Work closely with Product stakeholders in reviewing the automation tools and frameworks design and development requirements
* Review Product requirements, design documents and develop automation libraries to increase Product team’s efficiency
* Evangelize the automation frameworks and tools across all the relevant teams within Akamai
* Be able to work on multiple projects in parallel

About the Team
The candidate will be part of the highly skilled Dynamic Media team that's responsible for the software that runs on Akamai's world-wide Intelligent platform, which is one of the largest distributed systems in the world.

The Media division is responsible for developing Akamai’s Live/On-demand OTT (Over-the-Top) solutions as well as for the software used to deliver, download, store, and manage digital media and other web content via the Akamai network. Due to the unmatched scale and video streaming quality of the Akamai network, almost all large-scale broadcasters, film distributors as well as sports broadcasters use this platform to reach millions of end users throughout the world. The group is directly responsible for developing software which streams almost all of the biggest online events including World Cup Soccer, Indian Premier League, Olympics, March Madness, Super Bowl, and other major sporting and entertainment events.

Required Education and Experience:
* 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking or related technical field or
* Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking or related technical field

Required Skills:
* Minimum 2 years of experience in one or more of the following languages and technologies: Python, Perl, SQL, C/C++.
* Minimum 2 years of experience of UNIX/Linux
* Minimum 2 years of experience of HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP required

Desired Qualifications
* Experience in Full Stack Development experience using Python, Django, Flask, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Celery, Redis, MongoDB, Grafana/InfluxDB
* Strong understanding of SDLC, contemporary QA/test principles, methodologies, techniques with regards to White box testing and test automation
* Excellent knowledge in Data structures and developing Algorithms.
* Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-learning, self-motivating and flexibility are some of the attributes needed for this position
* Knowledge of software testing automation frameworks like Appium & Selenium, Container technologies like Dockers, Kubernetes and continuous integration tools like Jenkins is a plus.
* Experience using JMeter for Load/Performance testing.
* Experience using GIT or Perforce version control software.
* Experience working with Media streaming technologies like HLS, DASH and Encoders is a plus
* Domain knowledge in the area of Web Servers (Apache/IIS), Proxy Server and Caching technology is a plus.

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

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

Santa Clara, United States

📁 Software Engineering

Santa Clara, United States

📁 Software Engineering

Santa Clara, United States

📁 Software Engineering