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Sr Software Engineer

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About the Team

Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers and delivers somewhere between 15% to 30% of Internet traffic on any given day. Our team is part of the Security organization which is responsible for design and development of technology that helps customers to protect their web sites and secure the transactions over the web. Our Bot Manager product is designed to provide superior cloud computing security, prevent data theft and downtime and mitigate large account takeover attempts. In addition, this group is building unique technology that can secure the cloud and make it a safe place to do billions of transactions daily and handles petabytes of data every day. Akamai has built a massive global distributed network that can solve problems at a scale that few others can approach. By leveraging our deployment of servers around the world, we can uniquely solve technology problems with innovative solutions that exceed the fundamental limitations of networking.


• Full Stack development.
• Develop front end web applications using JavaScript/CSS, React, Redux on Python backend (Flask preferred).
• Develop schemas, migrations, and manage SQL and NoSQL databases (Redis preferred)
• Architect modular services; Use Agile methodologies, DevOps, Continuous Integration
• Handle Alerts and be in on call rotations.

Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 5+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent

Required Qualifications
• Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
• 5+ years of overall SW development experience.
• 3+ years of experience with Object oriented programming and test driven development preferably in Python Django/Flask, (Asynchronous programming is a plus),
• 1+ years experience with Javascript (Node.js), React, Redux etc.
• 1+ years experience with Amazon Web Services and/or other cloud services integration experience.

Desired Qualifications
• Education: Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated.
• Passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly on your own.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Pluses: Security domain knowledge, Web Application Firewall
• Pluses: Data Science, Machine Learning, Math and Statistics.
• Pluses: Experience of using AWS
• Pluses: Experience on developing on iOS or Android platforms would be 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 unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit 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

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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