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Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineering
016035 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience

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

* 5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or

* 3+ years and a Master's degree; or

* PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Required Skills

* 5+ years of Experience in C/C++, Python and/or Go.

* 5+ years of Experience with Linux.

* 5+ years of Experience with common Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, and TLS/SSL.

* 5+ years of expertise with building scalable servers or distributed systems.

* 3+ years developing secure applications leveraging cryptographic libraries like OpenSSL, libsodium, etc.

* 3+ years of experience with databases and SQL.


Desired Skills

* MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or related field.
* Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
* Self-motivated, highly responsible, able to work with little supervision.
* Experience building scalable, production-grade distributed systems.
* Experience with databases, SQL, and/or distributed key-value storage   solutions.
* Experience with orchestration, virtualization, and containerization technologies   such as Kubernetes and Docker.

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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