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Sr. Software Engineer II

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Required Education and Experience:

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

8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or

* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree


Required Skills:

* 8+ years of experience developing SW with one or more of the following languages: Java, Scala, C, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby.
* 8+ years of experience with Linux and scalable distributed systems

5+ years of Experience with stream processing technology in Big Data systems (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Kafka, Cassandra, Kubernetes, Ceph) and principles (Map/Reduce, etc) 
* 5+ years of experience in developing and optimizing columnar databases , preferred in Big Data systems 
5+ years of networking principles, including TCP/IP, SSL, DNS and HTTP protocols 

Desired Skills:

* Masters in Computer Science or related field

* Knowledge of software development and design principles 
* Knowledge of development and design of software security systems, understanding security vulnerabilities and counter measures.  
* Ability to troubleshoot complex network problems and customer issues 

* Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code.

* Experience with operating system internals and distributed systems, or server architectures. 

Experience with Kafka, Apache Spark, Zoo Keeper, Cassandra, Hadoop

* Knowledge of one or more of the following Scripts: Perl, HTML, Javascript, Shell script, Bash script.

* Knowledge of Unix / Linux.

Knowledge of Virtual machine environments, Big Data, Cloud Application Development, Analytics systems

Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated.

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

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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