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Software Engineer Team Lead

Software Engineering
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Akamai is building new solutions for Cloud Security applications that require a dynamic platform for processing and analyzing huge amounts of data and making it accessible to Akamai’s customers in near-real-time.
We are looking for a leader to inspire a group of great developers on a product that really impacts the security industry. The technical challenges consist of developing one of the largest Big-Data systems in Israel, tackling the complexities of large-scale system and delivering in a continuous deployment cycle.

About the Team:

The team is a part of the Cloud Security Intelligence group and is responsible for making the Cloud Security platform accessible to all the product teams in Akamai that have security analytics needs
The team is constantly adopting and developing new technologies to better serve our customers to allow faster and easier integration with the Cloud Security platform to achieve their security analytics needs


* Lead a team of top notch developers who are very immersed in the relevant technologies
* Design and develop Big Data solutions leveraging the Hadoop and Spark frameworks
* Live in the world of a 24/7 Service, supplying a real-time security solution
* Interact with security experts to develop security solutions tailored to their needs
* Collaborate with the product team on a global basis to supply integrative solution
* Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how they affect the business environment

Basic Qualifications:
  •  A least 2 years proven experience as a Team Lead in an international software company
  • Understand what it takes to lead people, make them excel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • 7+ years of Java software development
  • Ability to work in parallel as Team Lead and hands on Java Development 
  • Have the ability to work closely with a TechLead within the team 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Top notch developer, acquainted with the latest Java technologies
  • Experience in developing enterprise systems
  • Quick learning skills and implementation capabilities along with high creativity
  • Be adaptable and able to pick up new technologies
  • Excellent English Writing and Verbal abilities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Spark development and a good understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Proven experience developing in Scala
  • Experience in Spring technologies
  • Experience developing in SaaS environments
  • Experience working on UNIX/Linux systems
  • Hands on experience using Atlassian products (JIRA, BitBucket, etc.)

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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