Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Manager - Developer Marketing** **Hot** **Bellevue, United States** Product Marketing Feb 27, 2018 Post Date 012368 Requisition # Akamai Developer Marketing, Sr Manager As the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for our customers. With the Akamai Technologies Intelligent Platform, we power upwards of a third of the internet’s traffic during peak times. And for developers it means that they have at their disposal a set of tools and resources to supercharge their websites and apps to meet and exceed their customer's demands. Akamai Developer is making the internet awesome for developers. The Akamai Developer Marketing team is looking for a rock star individual to own and execute programs that engage developers to unlock the potential of the world’s leading Cloud Delivery Platform. Understanding developers is key to creating effective programs and communications that resonate with this audience. In this role, you will be on point to lead projects from inception to completion working with cross-functional teams across different geographies. You will manage multiple projects in parallel against aggressive deadlines. You will partner closely with Developer Evangelists to bring technical programs to life and other marketers to scale out reach. Adaptability and agility are required in this exciting and fast-pace environment. Responsibilities · Develop core messaging and positioning for developer audience · Establish tone and style guidelines · Operate our first party sites including http://developer.akamai.com · Manage contributing author relationships both internally and externally · Oversee email marketing strategy · Design new programs and marketing tactics · Create reports and dashboards utilizing Salesforce and BI tools. · Assist with event logistics · Interface with outside vendors including creative and technical agencies · Support PR & manage relationships with third-party publishers · Manage social channel activities · Execute SEO campaigns · Own and marketing metrics · Manage developer previews and launches requirements · Provide feedback to the product team Required Experience · Minimum 5 years of developer marketing or evangelism experience · Minimum 3 years experience with running developer campaigns · Minimum 3 years experience working with open source community · Minimum 3 years of experience as managing development of a medium-scale to large-scale website · Education: Bachelor degree required. BS in Computer Science, Marketing or equivalent. Desired Experience · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Experience running strategic marketing programs, campaigns, and events · Clear understanding of the developer audience · Flexible, creative, self-starter and comfortable with change and risk-taking. · Methodical and organized: able to manage multiple projects, opportunities, and priorities concurrently · Ability to prioritize and plan effectively around timelines · High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for building valuable resource collections, successful communities, and effective programs · Understanding of development languages, capabilities and limitations is a plus. Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Bellevue, WA, 98005, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Engagement Manager II** **Bellevue, United States** Professional Services Mar 21, 2018 Post Date 012421 Requisition # The Engagement Manager II is focused on our most strategic customers. The function’s goal is to maximize customer satisfaction, retention, and growth throughout the relationship. In this role, you will use your background in technical pre-sales, program management and service delivery to help evolve our customer’s cloud strategies, moving them from concept to implementation that best leverages both the customer’s and Akamai’s strengths. You will drive business value, innovation, develop strong customer relationships, along with a deep understanding of the customer’s business models. Responsibilities * Serve as the central point of contact for the customer, expand client relationships, oversee integrated account team execution, and ensure we meet or exceed customer expectations. * Work independently or lead small technical teams with Akamai customers/resellers to evaluate the customer’s web architecture and deliver the appropriate integration solution. * Accountable for customer implementation portfolio, including architecture design, portfolio planning and throughput, creation and maintenance of operational controls and tracking metrics and deliverables. * Participate in operational issues related to specific engagements, including billings, expenses, staffing, utilization management, among other client facing activities. * Work closely with direct sales to educate customers on Akamai's services and solutions - this includes conference calls, site visits, presentations, technical evaluations, technical objection handling, proposals, and follow up on all customer related issues. * Strategic development and technical management of customer environment. * Create and expand the customer relationship through exploration of the customer’s business. * Exploration of the customer’s business and education of Akamai’s portfolio and roadmap. * 25-50% travel required. About the Team Engagement Managers are part of Akamai’s Global Services & Support team, working with Sales, Technical Support, Business Support and Professional Services to deliver high value Akamai services to our premier customers. Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * Minimum 5 years of experience with Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science other related technical field or equivalent IT industry experience or * Minimum 3 years of experience with a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science other related technical field or equivalent IT industry experience. Required Skills * Minimum 3 years of experience with delivering consulting services, including involvement in selling services or equivalent experience * Minimum 3 years of experience with enterprise level project management experience (SOWs, contract management, risk management, staffing) or equivalent experience * Minimum 3 years of experience in one or more web development languages, methodologies, or architectures including protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP Desired Skills * MBA or Advanced Degree strongly preferred. * Detailed knowledge and experience of web performance , web security, application analytics, including technologies such as HTTP, DNS, SSL, etc. * A proven track record demonstrating busienss accumen, business management, an ability to make decisions along with a passion for excellence * Experience with products and processes related to B2B application architectures, operations service models, and application security. * Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical and business related subjects to all audiences, from the user to the executive level. * Demonstrated success developing client relationships. * Must be able to work independently as part of a remote team. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Bellevue, WA, 98005, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Enterprise Security Architect** **Hot** **Bellevue, United States** Sales/Sales Engineering 4 days ago Post Date 012836 Requisition # About the Job Enterprise Security Architects (ESAs) are pre-sales technical professionals primarily supporting presales activities, with some involvement on post sales security activities for large accounts. So if you feel more at home talking about reverse shells than weekly patching schedules, but can also communicate security strategy, speak on the building and securing of cloud business platforms, and read a room to understand “why” someone is asking a question and not just “what” they are asking, then this might be the role for you. As an ESA you will help scale Akamai’s global security expertise by establishing good tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP’s) for mitigating security challenges with Akamai solutions. You will also participate in the training of Akamai security subject matter experts around the globe on these good practices in order to drive consistency, scale capability, and grow security acumen in order to better serve customer needs. You will partner closely with Sales and field service and support personnel in an overlay role to acquire new customers, expand our positions within existing customers, drive a holistic approach to the implementation of security solutions, and grow the Akamai business as it relates to Akamai’s Security portfolio of products and services. Responsibilities ● Work closely with direct and channel sales representatives to consult and educate existing and prospective customers on how they can incorporate Akamai Security products and services into their architecture and operations to derive business value. ● Support the technical pre-sales process for field teams and evangelize Akamai Security solutions and services to customers by participating in conference calls, site visits (perhaps up to 50% travel), presentations, product demonstrations, technical trial evaluations, technical objection handling, onsite troubleshooting, proposals, and any needed customer follow up activities. ● Work closely with Product Management and related subject matter experts to understand and influence Security product roadmaps, providing valuable input from the field/customer perspective. About the Team The Akamai Enterprise Security Architect Team is responsible for driving security related initiatives across Akamai in a manner that a) Incubates Akamai Security Innovation, b) Expands the Global Akamai security business and c) Contributes to Go-To Market Security capabilities. The team falls into the Purple Unicorn category as they are required to be technically seasoned and able to communicate business value, gain consensus and form trusted advisor relationships with senior level security leadership. This global unit empowers and better prepares Akamai to create, sell, deliver, and support the advanced security solutions demanded by Akamai customers. About Akamai Akamai® is the leading cloud platform providing enterprises secure and high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company’s solutions is the Akamai Intelligent PlatformTM providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, while supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. Required Skills and Qualifications: ● Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent working experience ● Minimum 5 years overall experience in a technical role with a minimum of 2 years in a Security engineering, Incident response or InfoSec operations role ● 1 yrs of Network Engineering and/or Web Application Security Experience Desired Skills: ● Must be fluent in English ● Must possess strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills ● Extensive exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts. ● Deep experience with fundamental Internet protocols ● Industry security certifications are desirable such as CCNP/CCIE,JNCNP/JNCIE, CISSP,GWAPT, GPEN and CEH. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Bellevue, WA, 98005, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Software Engineer** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Software Engineering 23 hours ago Post Date 012582 Requisition # About Akamai Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Akamaiʼs global footprint of over 220,000 servers provides an overlay network with scale and capacity to not just deliver the largest web events but also secure the largest Internet brands from attack. Akamai builds highly fault-tolerant wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value web sites. Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers, with over $100 billion in annual revenue. About Team We are Access Engineering team -- part of Enterprise Division of Akamai. Our mission is to provide Next Generation Access solutions to enterprises which are integrated with Identity and world class Akamai platform. Enterprise Access product provide access, authentication, analytics systems, and other value added services to enterprises. Combining these capabilities with Akamai global network provides a huge value to enterprises not only in the improved user experience but also security. Akamai Access Team is seeking an experienced senior software engineer to build and extend Akamai Identity Solutions. We build and enhance proxies, load balancers, authentication systems, single sign on systems, two factor systems, big data analytics systems and scalable backend systems. These products and services are used by end users on a daily basis to get their work done. Responsibilities: Design and develop market leading products and services for Akamai Identity Platform. Take complete ownership of the product from design to implementation and to deployment. Work with Product Management in defining the functionality and features. Conduct design and code reviews. Work with QA and Operations team to test and deploy code into production. Required Skills and Education: * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent. * 5+ years experience in C/C++ and or Go. * 5+ years experience in designing and delivering core software systems. * 3+ years experience in Identity, single sign on and authentication systems. Desired Skills: * Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Willingness to learn new technologies. * Domain expertise in at least one of these: Identity Solutions, HTTP(S) Proxies, VPNs and/or Load balancers Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Software Development Engineer in Test** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Jan 26, 2018 Post Date 011531 Requisition # Overview Akamai’s Media and CDN team is looking for an experienced, self-motivated, highly productive Senior Software Engineer in Test who will be testing and verifying the core features/functionalities of the web/caching/streaming distributed servers that form the Akamai Cloud. As a Senior Software Engineer in Test you will: * Scope out comprehensive test plans based on the design requirements and code changes.
 * Execute tests on a large-scale distributed test network.
 * Maintain/enhance/develop test tools and automation frameworks.
 * Benchmark various server metrics, across releases/hardware, to ensure quality and high performance.
 * Investigate and analyze root causes of technical issues / performance bottlenecks.
 * Verify and validate the server using white-box/black-box/functional/stress testing techniques. About the Team The candidate will be part of the highly skilled Media & CDN engineering team that's responsible for the software that runs Akamai's world-wide network, one of the largest distributed systems in the world. Our software is a combination of many different technologies. It is a web server, a web client, a distributed caching engine, and much more. It provides a scalable, fault tolerant solution to web sites for handling their traffic, does HTTP HD streaming, determines the fastest route from point A to point B, hops around bottlenecks on the Internet, provides security, and provides a wide array of reporting abilities for our Network Operations Command Center and our customers. Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: 
 * 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or
 * 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
 * Relevant experience and a PhD or
 * Equivalent professional experience Required Skill: 
* 5+ years of expertise in developing automation frameworks.
 * 5+ years of programming experience in at least one language (C, C++, Perl, Python, etc.) 
* 5+ years of hands-on experience working in Unix/Linux.
 * 3+ years of experience with networking concepts and web technologies such as HTTP, DNS, TCP / IP. Desired Qualifications * Education: Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.
 * Good understanding of operating system fundamentals. * Domain knowledge in the area of web server (apache / tomcat), proxy server and caching technology.
 * Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision. 
* Passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly on your own.
 * Extensive experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.
 * Meticulous attention to detail and excellent debugging / troubleshooting skills. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior SQA Manager** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Quality Assurance Mar 29, 2018 Post Date 012615 Requisition # **About the Team** The Akamai Edge SQA team designs and engineers consumer focused test and automation solutions to power Akamai’s secure platform. Will you be able to take responsibility for the quality of the biggest CDN in the world? **About the Role** The Akamai Edge Secure Network SQA team is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Manager to can drive world class automation software test solutions into the software platform that makes a one of a kind experience today, and will enable exciting new capabilities tomorrow. The successful manager will be obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, able to develop and drive a high-level test strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy. Responsibilities include understanding how all the various parts of the Akamai software ecosystem work, developing automation approaches that fit the overall strategy, overseeing the execution of test plans, and monitoring the progress of testing and automation. The successful candidate is an experienced and hands-on manager who can build a high performing test team. **Required Skills and Qualification** Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering, or a related field and 3+ years of experience as a manager of Software development or quality assurance teams, focused on testing cloud based SAAS platforms via automation. 7+ years of industry experience, including at least 3+ years of hands-on testing and test automation and 3+ years as a quality assurance or software development manager 3+ years of technical experience in leading large quality assurance teams focused on more than one of the following areas of testing on a platform: Quality, Automation, Performance, Stability. 3+ years managing and creating test automation frameworks 7 years of Quality Assurance best practices pertaining to test definition, requirements tracking, and test automation 7 years in black box and grey box testing methodologies, experience with standard QA and development tools, and the ability to operate within short release cycles 3 years of accurately predicting the amount of work involved in each release and scoping out the sprint deliverables in an agile way. **Preferred Skills and Qualification** Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering, with strong industry knowledge of testing and automation on a cloud-based platforms. Must be a team player who can conduct regular one-on-ones, foster and promote career growth for team members. Ability to work with other engineering leaders across Akamai to improve product quality and testability. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of working effectively with Development Engineering and other functions Shows creativity and initiative to improve product coverage and effectiveness using automation Excellent communication and analytical skills, including strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems via automation Strong people management skills, with a proven ability to hire and grow talented programmatic and user-level personnel **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Software Development Engineer in Test** **Santa Clara, United States** Sales/Sales Engineering Mar 28, 2018 Post Date 011822 Requisition # Software Quality Assurance Engineer/Software Development Engineer in Test must be a skilled engineer with an unwavering passion for excellence in Software Quality Engineering and drive to transform that passion into consistent excellence in product validation. The candidate will partner with Product Architects, Developers, and other QA Engineers to define and implement system-level test strategy to validate and verify features that power Akamai’s Web Application Firewall and other security products. Other responsibilities include enhancing and maintaining test automation frameworks, maintenance and execution of release regression suites etc, work with engineering teams in debugging and reproduce issues. Qualified candidates will show an aptitude for discovering software/security issues/bugs, will enjoy and excel in solving complex automation problems with a mission to release high quality software that is resilient and optimally performing on Akamai’s large distributed networks. A Software QA/SDET will: * Develop comprehensive test plans and automation for state of the art security products which requires thorough study and understanding of various security features * Create and maintain automated system tests to replicate complex real-world scenarios * Review functional requirements, design documents, implementation notes and incorporate this information into test strategies * Oversee design of security features, technical scoping ensuring that features deliver the expected functionality with high quality * Maintenance and execution of release regression suite in End-to-end environment. About the Team Our team is part of the Cloud Security organization, which has responsibility for the technologies that power Security Products. These include Kona Site Defender, Bot Management, Web Application Firewall and Siteshield. These provide protection from both DDoS and application specific web attacks with high availability. Akamai’s global footprint of over 200,000 servers provides an overlay network with scale and capacity to not just deliver the largest web events but also secure the largest Internet brands from attack. The team builds and extends Akamai’s highly fault-tolerant wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value web sites. Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers, with over $100 billion in annual revenue. Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or its equivalent or * Master’s degree in Computer science or its equivalent. Required Skills: * 1+ year writing Perl or Python codes on Linux/Unix. * 1+ year with common Internet protocols (IP, TCP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, DNS) * 1+ year debugging client sever programs. Desired Skills: * Good testing acumen and attention to detail * Enjoys discovering flaws in software applications * Experience in building test frameworks * Enjoys finding flaws in software applications and debugging * Familiarity with Web Application Firewall or Web security * Excellent oral and written communications skills. Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Site Reliability Engineer - Media Delivery** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Apr 05, 2018 Post Date 012557 Requisition # Overview Akamai Technologies is looking for a hands on Site Reliability Engineer. You will be responsible for the reliability and availability of Akamai Media Delivery services for both public Cloud and Native customers of Akamai. He/She will be working with product teams to diagnose, mitigate and provide 24/7/365 availability. You will face some of the most complex challenges in distributed systems at scale and help us deliver the products our customers need to succeed. Responsibilities * Perform detailed assessments of end-to-end Media Delivery reliability and availability, including all systems dependencies, and report findings in actionable items to the development teams * Automate and improve operational aspects of Media Delivery products by proactive monitoring, alerting and maintenance of redundancy and business-continuity planning. * Instrument existing code and/or write performance-dedicated applications to enable fine-grain tracking of bottlenecks. Graphically report, in near real-time, application performance as perceived by our customers. * Work closely with product engineers to advocate reliable and scalable system design for Supportability/Resilience and reliability. * Perform on-call duty to handle service incidents and corresponding corrective measures. About the Team The candidate will be part of the highly skilled Media and CDN engineering team that's responsible for the software that runs Akamai's world-wide network, one of the largest distributed systems in the world. Our software is a combination of many different technologies. It is a web server, a web client, a distributed caching engine, and much more. It provides a scalable, fault tolerant solution to web sites for handling their traffic, does HTTP HD streaming, determines the fastest route from point A to point B, hops around bottlenecks on the Internet, provides security, and provides a wide array of reporting abilities for our Network Operations Command Center and our customers. By leveraging our global deployment of 200,000+ servers in 1,000+ networks, Akamai can uniquely solve problems and exceed fundamental limitations of traditional networking. Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: 
 * 2+ years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent or * Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
Required Skills: * 2+ years experience with cloud computing, hosting, network or Streaming services * 2+ year’s experience with at least one of the languages: Python, PHP, NodeJS, Java * 2+ years experience in Linux * 2+ years experience in writing SQL queries and interacting with SQL and No-SQL databases * 2+ years experience of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS Desired Skills: * Self-motivated and a capacity to get things done * Capacity to adapt and learn quickly * Experience with version control, Perforce/Git * Strong scripting and automation skills * Experience operating large-scale, distributed systems running 24/7/365 **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Software Engineer. Senior** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Software Engineering 4 days ago Post Date 012831 Requisition # **About the Job** This position will offer the opportunity to be part of the highly motivated team that works on software that runs one of the largest distributed systems in the world. You will be an integral part of our aggressive growth strategy for creating highly innovative security products for the Internet scale, making our products more reliable, secure and faster. The role involves understanding the current software stack used for detecting API abuse on web and mobile web platforms. The team deals with a very wide range of tools and components. The primary role involves working on the Python based back-end component of the platform and getting a clear understanding of the current system architecture. Additionally (and ideally) if the candidate has experience, the role involves participating and improving client side components like JavaScript(Web) as well as IOS, Android mobile SDKs for Native Apps. The candidate would work on new feature additions as well as fixing issues. The role also involves working on data analysis for any customer issues. The candidate will partner with many other teams inside the company such as the Threat Research, Data Science, Distributed Data Collection, Stability, QA, and many other teams. **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. **Responsibilities** * Work on projects that make our network more stable, faster, and secure. * Create new features from scratch, enhance existing features and optimize existing functionality, from conception and design through testing and deployment. * Work with our development QA and system QA teams to come up with regression tests that cover new changes to our software. * Work with our level 3 support to troubleshooting complex problems of our network for our customers. * Work on data analysis for web and mobile platforms. * Work on making improvements to our client side components like javascripts and mobile SDKs. **Basic Qualifications** * Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) and 4 years' experience, or a Master's in CS (or equivalent) and 2 years' experience. * 4+ years of overall SW development experience. * 2+ years of experience with web back-end development. * 2+ years of experience on complex code development and testing - proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code. **Desired Qualifications** * Familiarity with building scalable web applications with focus on performance and scalability * Software development skills in python, flask or go in Linux/OSX environment. * Experience on developing on iOS or Android platforms would be a plus. * 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 **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Software Engineer** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Feb 13, 2018 Post Date 011719 Requisition # About Akamai Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Akamaiʼs global footprint of over 220,000 servers provides an overlay network with scale and capacity to not just deliver the largest web events but also secure the largest Internet brands from attack. Akamai builds highly fault-tolerant wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value web sites. Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers, with over $100 billion in annual revenue. About Team We are Access Engineering team -- part of Enterprise Division of Akamai. Our mission is to provide Identity based secure access to enterprise applications over internet. Enterprise Access product provides access, authentication, value added services and visibility to the enterprises. Combining these capabilities with Akamai global network provides a huge value to enterprises not only in the improved user experience but also security. Akamai Access Team is seeking an experienced full stack senior software engineer to build products and enhancements for IDP and access products. We build and enhance proxies, load balancers, authentication systems, single sign on systems, two factor systems. These products and services are used by end users on a daily basis to get their work done. Responsibilities: ● Build and extend Identity Platform for enterprises to run on Akamai infrastructure. ● Design, develop, validate, maintain, release, and operate Python and Go backend application. ● Take complete ownership of the project from design to implementation and to deployment. ● Collaborate with Product Management and rest of the engineering team to deliver the products and features. ● Conduct design and code reviews.Work with QA and Operations team to test and deploy code into production. ● Proactively tackle and solve hard problems with high success rate. ● Demonstrate an ability to mentor other engineers in developing technical or domain expertise. ● Participate in SCRUM team planning, and technical meetings. ● Support and continuously improve release and deployment pipeline. ● Seeks to obtain necessary training required to complete assigned tasks. Required Skills and Education: ● Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field. ● 5+ years in full stack/backend engineering roles. ● 5+ years of strong coding skills in at least one programming language: Python, Go and/orJavascript. ● 1+ years of experience using RDBMs such as PostgreSQL or MySQL. ● 1+ years of front end technologies like AngularJS, ReactJS, HTML5. ● 3+ years of experience in designing and documenting systems, including writing and reviewing code and automating away problems within your team's domain. Desired Skills: ● Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field. ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills. ● Knowledge of AWS services and experience using EC2. ● Experience working in Linux enviroment(we use a mix of Ubuntu and Amazon Linux),. ● Willingness to partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our production backend. ● Comfortable with large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and/or configuration management. ● Database (RDBMS & NoSQL) schema design. ● Experience in designing and developing solutions in Identity and user authentication area for enterprises. ● Willingness to learn new technologies. Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**QA Engineer** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Apr 02, 2018 Post Date 011507 Requisition # **About the Job** **We are seeking an experienced Software Quality Assurance Engineer with an unwavering passion for excellence in System Software Quality Engineering and the proven skills and experience to transform that passion into continuous improvement and consistent excellence in release validation. The candidate will work with Developers, Dev QA and other SQA Engineers to help define, implement and improve the system-wide validation and verification of our Media & Content Delivery Network Products. Responsibilities of a Software Quality Engineer include Developing System-level test plans, creating, enhancing and executing manual system tests and automated system tests written in Perl and Python. Diagnosing, debugging and performing root-cause analysis of issues and defects, and working with other SQA Engineers testing existing and new features and functionality to help ensure consistently high release confidence. This individual will be faced with Complex Software automation and verification challenges and opportunities, with a mission to release high quality application/system software that is highly resilient and optimally performing on very large distributed networks.** **Responsibilities** *** Perform manual and automated Functional, Performance and End to End Product and System tests for Akamai’s Media & Content Delivery Network Products.** *** Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation** *** Create, deploy and maintain automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios** *** Review bug descriptions, functional requirements and design documents, incorporating this information into test plans and test cases.** **About the Team** **Dynamic Media System Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing across all the Products and Technologies developed by the Media Content Delivery Network Engineering team. This group is knowledgeable about all Media Delivery products, technologies and focuses on real-world, end-to-end testing to ensure all of Akamai's Systems integrate well. In addition, this group works on automated testing infrastructure and systematic test case tracking to increase Efficiency within the Quality Assurance process.** Qualifications Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or * Relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science or * PhD in Computer Science Required Skills * 2+ years of software quality, product testing and/or development engineering experience overall * 2+ years of experience in Server-side SQA and scripts/test automation development engineering experience * 1+ years of hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux Operating System * 1+ years of hands-on networking experience including HTTP, DNS, and TCP/IP Networking Protocols Desired Qualifications * Education: Master’s Degree or greater in Computer Science * Python, Perl/Object Oriented Perl, Selenium and/or shell scripting skills is a great plus * Knowledge of/experience with OpenSSL, IPv6 and IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack is a strong plus * Experience with Linux internals, large-scale/distributed Systems testing * Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills * Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated and very flexible * Strong Analytical Skills, attention to detail and Excellent Problem Solving/troubleshooting skills Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Lead Software Engineer - Protocol Optimization** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Mar 26, 2018 Post Date 009346 Requisition # Overview We are seeking an experienced, self-driven, results-oriented Senior Lead Software Engineer with the skills and passion to lead a team of developers, located in Santa Clara, focusing on Akamai’s delivery acceleration solutions. About the Team You will be part of Akamai's Protocol Optimization engineering organization within the Media Division. The Media Division is responsible for the development of products related to the large-scale distribution of video, music, and software that are deployed by many of the largest media companies. This team supports customers with their over-the-top (OTT) video, live events, and streaming video optimization requirements through the operation of a global, highly-scalable platform for content ingestion and transformation, storage, and high-quality media delivery. In this role, you will be responsible for: * Design and development of highly scalable and secure software from conception through deployment * Leading a team of experienced engineers working on projects developing client and server-side software on multiple platforms * Analyzing performance and stability issues in both development and production environments * Interacting with extended team members to deliver product releases on schedule * Working closely with management to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain progress * Collaborating with architects, program managers, SDET & QA teams, release engineering for planning, execution and release activities * Foster innovation in the team to develop features that push Akamai’s offerings well beyond those of our competitors Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet the following education and experience requirements: * 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Required Skills * 5+ years of development experience in C++. * 5+ years of experience with Internet protocols, including TCP, UDP, DNS, and HTTP Desired Skills * Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent * Good orientation in Linux, macOS, and Windows * Strong communication and organizational skills * Expertise with multi-threaded cross-platform development * Passion to understand, learn and evaluate new technologies * Proficiency with common scripting languages such as bash, perl, javascript, and python * Prior experience in mentoring and/or leading a team * Solid background in writing secure code and code signing * Strong problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills, attention to detail Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Lead Software Engineer - Media** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Feb 14, 2018 Post Date 012085 Requisition # Overview Akamai’s Media Engineering team is looking for a smart, self-motivated, highly productive Engineering Lead to manage a team that designs and implements software for Akamai's massively scalable and distributed platform for OTT video streaming. If you’re looking for a challenge, this is the team for you. You will work with programming languages such as C/C++ and Python. You will work with streaming protocols that include HLS, MPEG-DASH, HDS, and Smooth Streaming. As a Senior Lead Software Engineer you will: * Lead a team that designs and develops the next generation OTT Video Platform * Drive an Agile Scrum team to build high quality software with 100% test automation * Partner closely with the Product team to design software solutions that meets the needs of our customers * Champion operational excellence by defining engineering processes that is backed by well-defined metrics * Work in technology areas that cover video streaming, distributed computing, multi-threaded programming, system software development, security, TCP/IP networking, API/SDK development * Work as an Engineering Subject Matter Expert for escalations from customer facing groups About the Team The Media division is responsible for developing the Akamai’s Live/Ondemand 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, nearly all large-scale broadcasters and 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 the biggest online events including World Cup Soccer, Olympics, March Madness, Super Bowl, and other major sporting and entertainment events. Required Education and Experience: * 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or * 6 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree * Equivalent professional experience Basic Qualifications * 8+ years of programming expertise in C / C++, HTTP, TCP/IP * 8+ years of experience in system software design and implementation * 6+ years of experience in Unix based server environment * 1+ year of experience managing engineering teams, which includes hiring and performance management Desired Qualifications * Familiarity with streaming protocols that include HLS, MPEG-DASH, HDS, Smooth Streaming * Strong troubleshooting skills that spans networks, systems, software stacks, and applications * Passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Self-motivated, results driven, ability to work independently, and passionate about technology * Experience working with remote teams is a plus **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Enterprise Security Architect** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Sales/Sales Engineering Apr 12, 2018 Post Date 012550 Requisition # **About the Job** Enterprise Security Architects (ESAs) are pre-sales technical professionals primarily supporting presales activities, with some involvement on post sales security activities for large accounts. So if you feel more at home talking about reverse shells than weekly patching schedules, but can also communicate security strategy, speak on the building and securing of cloud business platforms, and read a room to understand “why” someone is asking a question and not just “what” they are asking, then this might be the role for you. As an ESA you will help scale Akamai’s global security expertise by establishing good tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP’s) for mitigating security challenges with Akamai solutions. You will also participate in the training of Akamai security subject matter experts around the globe on these good practices in order to drive consistency, scale capability, and grow security acumen in order to better serve customer needs. You will partner closely with Sales and field service and support personnel in an overlay role to acquire new customers, expand our positions within existing customers, drive a holistic approach to the implementation of security solutions, and grow the Akamai business as it relates to Akamai’s Security portfolio of products and services. **Responsibilities** ● Work closely with direct and channel sales representatives to consult and educate existing and prospective customers on how they can incorporate Akamai Security products and services into their architecture and operations to derive business value. ● Support the technical pre-sales process for field teams and evangelize Akamai Security solutions and services to customers by participating in conference calls, site visits (perhaps up to 50% travel), presentations, product demonstrations, technical trial evaluations, technical objection handling, onsite troubleshooting, proposals, and any needed customer follow up activities. ● Work closely with Product Management and related subject matter experts to understand and influence Security product roadmaps, providing valuable input from the field/customer perspective. **About the Team** The Akamai Enterprise Security Architect Team is responsible for driving security related initiatives across Akamai in a manner that a) Incubates Akamai Security Innovation, b) Expands the Global Akamai security business and c) Contributes to Go-To Market Security capabilities. The team falls into the Purple Unicorn category as they are required to be technically seasoned and able to communicate business value, gain consensus and form trusted advisor relationships with senior level security leadership. This global unit empowers and better prepares Akamai to create, sell, deliver, and support the advanced security solutions demanded by Akamai customers. **About Akamai** Akamai® is the leading cloud platform providing enterprises secure and high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company’s solutions is the Akamai Intelligent PlatformTM providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, while supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. **Required Skills and Qualifications:** ● Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent working experience ● Minimum 5 years overall experience in a technical role with a minimum of 2 years in a Security engineering, Incident response or InfoSec operations role ● 1 yrs of Network Engineering and/or Web Application Security Experience **Desired Skills:** ● Must be fluent in English ● Must possess strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills ● Extensive exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts. ● Deep experience with fundamental Internet protocols ● Industry security certifications are desirable such as CCNP/CCIE,JNCNP/JNCIE, CISSP,GWAPT, GPEN and CEH. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Principal Software Engineer** **Santa Clara, United States** Software Engineering Apr 06, 2018 Post Date 012703 Requisition # Overview We are seeking a passionate, product-focused Principal Software Engineer who thrives on delivering exceptional results and delighting customers. The person in this role will be working on Ghost, Akamai’s web caching server. As a Principal Software Engineer you will be responsible for: * Playing a central role in delivering products and services for the Web Experience Business Unit. * Developing new features from conception through while ensuring that Akamai customers continue to have an exceptional experience. * Participating in the design, development, testing and deployment of high quality, secure and highly available software running on tens of thousands of nodes in data centers distributed across the world. * Working in a highly cross-functional capacity, partnering with product management, QA, technical writers, and service delivery professionals. About the Team Our team is part of the Web Division, which is responsible for technologies that power our Content Delivery and Site Acceleration Products. These include: the Mobile Accelerator, Edge Computing, and the Dynamic Site Accelerator. These systems improve the speed and reliability of websites and applications running over various networking environments. By leveraging Akamai's global Internet deployment, we can solve unique technological issues and deliver an unprecedented functionality beyond the limitations of base networking. Qualifications Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent or * 8 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or * 5 years of relevant experience and a PhD Required Skills * 12+ years’ experience in C/C++ development with user space client/server development on Linux/Unix. * 10+ years’ experience with common Internet protocols (IP, TCP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, DNS) * 10+ years’ experience with design and development of mission critical, high-availability systems. * 3+ years’ experience with HTTP Caching, WAN Optimization, or Cryptography. Desired Skills * Proven ability to make solid, independent technical decisions for high performance, low resource server software * Experience with a scripting language such as Perl or Python * Understanding of Agile software methodology * Knowledge of scalable and efficient data structures and data flows * Passion to understand, learn, dissect and improve new technologies * Desire to work in a fast-paced, results oriented team * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude * Having prior technical or team leadership experience is highly desired **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Cloud Reliability Engineer - Microsoft Azure** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Jan 29, 2018 Post Date 011515 Requisition # Overview Akamai is looking for a Cloud Reliability Engineer who will be responsible for the reliability and availability of Akamai services, sharing the responsibility with the product team to diagnose, mitigate and solve outages. You will face some of the most complex challenges in distributed systems at scale and help us deliver the products our customers need in order to succeed. Your Mission as a Cloud Reliability Engineer * Provide support to the highly available systems that will run across thousands of data centers and all major Geography’s * Work with the Products/Engineering and Support teams on improving Akamai Media & Storage products every day. * Help others to be awesome by sharing your knowledge with them. * Take initiative in improving our products in small or large ways. * Contribute to solution designs to address critical issues and complex problems. * Recommend viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt. * Solve problems and make use of automation/Feedback to make sure they will not happen again. * Work closely with product engineers to advocate reliable and scalable system design for Supportability/Resilience and reliability. * Perform on-call duty as part of a team responsible of the Support, availability and performance of all Akamai Media Products. * Develop tools ideas / prototypes to assist Akamai Support engineers as well as to proactively monitor service performance and availability. About the Team At Akamai, Media Support Engineers are highly independent and self-organized individual contributors who work together as a tight team focused on building the most reliable system. Media Support Engineers have a mix of system and software engineering knowledge, they are working closely with product engineers to design reliable and scalable system designs and sustain our exponential growth. 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 or
 * 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
 * Relevant experience and a PhD or
 * Equivalent professional experience 
Required Skills * 5+ years experience with cloud computing, hosting, network or Streaming and Storage * 5+ year’s experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, Go, NodeJS, Ruby, C/C++, Java, PHP * 5+ years experience with Web Services & Cloud API * 5+ years experience in Linux administration and troubleshooting * 5+ years experience of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS Desired Skills * Deploy and maintain components on a large-scale environment * Good communication skills * Self-motivated and a capacity to get things done * Capacity to adapt and learn quickly * Experience with version control, Perforce/Git * Strong scripting and automation skills * Experience operating large-scale, distributed systems * Experience with public cloud platforms * Support/DevOps experience in a Linux based environment * Experience in Networking, Streaming or Storage in a 24/7 environment **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Streaming Media** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering 5 days ago Post Date 012620 Requisition # Overview
 Akamai’s Media Streaming team is looking for an experienced, self-motivated, highly productive software engineer who will be testing and verifying the core features of the media streaming distributed servers within the Akamai Cloud. 
 As a Senior Software Developing Engineer in Test you will: * Develop test cases based on feature design requirements and code changes. * Work on an Agile team collaborating closely with Development * Lead test efforts for major releases or within Agile sprints * Mentor team members and junior engineers * Design and develop object oriented automation frameworks * Automate test cases using Python or similar object oriented scripting language. * Bring industry best practices into the team and our projects * Provide strategic vision for automation and testing * Investigate and analyze root causes of technical issues and document found software defects. * Verify and validate the media streaming components using white-box, black-box, and performance testing techniques. * Manage test lab environment and apply networking expertise. * Produce testing time estimates for assigned features. * Track and report testing status. About the Team The candidate will be part of the highly skilled Media Streaming engineering team that's responsible for developing and testing the streaming components of Akamai's world-wide network, one of the largest distributed systems in the world. This team uses agile development to build and test state-of-the-art HD media streaming services for both Live and On-demand video, and develops and maintains automated testing of it’s features. Our software integrates and supports industry leading streaming technologies and provides a video streaming platform for the world’s leading content providers. Required Education and Experience * 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or * 3 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree Required Skills: * 5+ years as a QA engineer working with server and network related technologies * 5+ years working in automated test environments * 5+ years programming/scripting in at least one object oriented language (Python, C++, Java, Perl, etc.) * 4+ years of hands-on experience working in Linux. * 4+ years working with networking concepts and web technologies such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP. * 2+ years working with media streaming and encoding technologies such as Flash/RTMP, HTTP Streaming (HLS, DASH, HDS, Smooth Streaming), and encoding technologies (H.264/AAC, VC1, VP6). * 2+ years working with Agile methodologies on one or more projects. Desired Skills: * Understanding of testing methodologies: white box, black box, functional, automated, performance * Domain knowledge in the area of web server (apache / tomcat), proxy server and caching technology. * Experience programming in Python. * Excellent test case architecting skills. Must be able to review specifications and design very thorough test coverage. * Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision. * Passion to learn and dissect new technologies quickly on your own. * Experience working on multiple projects at one time. * Meticulous attention to detail and excellent debugging / troubleshooting skills. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior Software Engineer** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Software Engineering Apr 11, 2018 Post Date 012754 Requisition # Overview As a Sr. Software Engineer you will be focused on building highly usable, reliable, and scalable software solutions that will be at the forefront of handling customer engagements within the company. As an Engineer you will create sophisticated implementations on both the client and server sides focusing primarily on developing software the right way to maximize efficiency within the SDLC through automation. Delivery and Deployment is a critical part of Akamai's ability to deliver high quality software incrementally and continuously. As a Sr. Software Engineer you will be responsible for: * Design and implement REST APIs used by other Luna apps and customers to access core objects and data. * Design and implement new infrastructure components for Luna (e.g. Load balancers, logging systems, etc.) * Design and develop web based applications which will be utilized by Akamai’s customers. * Create new features from scratch, enhance existing features and optimize existing functionality. * Contribute to the overall design and architecture of the Luna Control Center * Work with engineering support team to troubleshoot complex network problems and customer issues. * Manage changes to existing systems to ensure that they align with the long-term strategy. * Analyze usage both qualitatively and quantitatively to improve overall system effectiveness. * Work to understand, explain and improve complicated code bases. * Work with our QA teams to come up with regression tests that cover new changes to our software. About the Team Luna is Akamai’s face to our users on the Web. It provides a full range of tools, including analytics, configuration management, web services, training, support, and billing for our customers to manage their accounts online. The Luna team is responsible for the software infrastructure, development, look and feel and technical evolution of the Luna Control Center. Qualifications Required Education and Experience * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent * 5+ years experience with the complete software development life cycle, from requirements to design, implementation, unit testing, code reviews, and release. Required Skills * 5+ years of web application and services development experience, including use of: **Java and Java Enterprise Edition **Relational databases such as Oracle **Web services such as REST **Linux/Unix environments **Java/Web application design patterns and frameworks, such as MVC, Struts, Spring, or Hibernate. * 3+ years experience working in Enterprise environments/technology * 3+ years experience with design and development for mission critical, high-availability systems. Desired Skills * Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent. * Excellent written and verbal communication skill. * Proficient in building and consuming RESTful APIs. * Experience with Java Web frameworks such as Spring, SpringMVC and Jersey. * A clear understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Source Code Management Systems. * Knowledge of cloud computing platforms, such as EC2, OpenStack, Azure. * Knowledge or experience with both SQL and no-SQL database systems. * Experience in Python programming. * Good knowledge of Docker, Kafka and Zookeeper. * Experience with common Internet protocols (IP, TCP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, DNS) * Experience with Cassandra a big bonus * Detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Understand the challenges of packaging products and managing dependencies for enterprise software development. * Excellent analytical, problem-solving, troubleshooting and decision-making skills. * Experience with Agile Methodology and Scrum and ability to operate within short release cycles. * Self-starter who is able to work closely with team members and customers. Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Senior QA Engineer** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Apr 03, 2018 Post Date 011505 Requisition # **About the Job** **We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with an unwavering passion for excellence in System Software Quality Engineering and the proven skills and experience to transform that passion into continuous improvement and consistent excellence in release validation. The candidate will work with Developers, Dev QA and other SQA Engineers to help define, implement and improve the system-wide validation and verification of our Media & Content Delivery Network Products. Responsibilities of a Senior Software Quality Engineer include Developing System-level test plans, creating, enhancing and executing manual system tests and automated system tests written in Perl and Python. Diagnosing, debugging and performing root-cause analysis of issues and defects, and working with other SQA Engineers testing existing and new features and functionality to help ensure consistently high release confidence. This individual will be faced with Complex Software automation and verification challenges and opportunities, with a mission to release high quality application/system software that is highly resilient and optimally performing on very large distributed networks.** **About the Team** **Dynamic Media System Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing across all the Products and Technologies developed by the Media Content Delivery Network Engineering team. This group is knowledgeable about all Media Delivery products, technologies and focuses on real-world, end-to-end testing to ensure all of Akamai's Systems integrate well. In addition, this group works on automated testing infrastructure and systematic test case tracking to increase Efficiency within the Quality Assurance process.** **Responsibilities** *** Perform manual and automated Functional, Performance and End to End Product and System tests for Akamai’s Media & Content Delivery Network Products.** *** Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation** *** Create, deploy and maintain automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios** *** Review bug descriptions, functional requirements and design documents, incorporating this information into test plans and test cases** 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 Computer Science or its equivalent or * 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science or * Relevant experience and a PhD Required Skills * 3+ years of software quality, product testing and/or development engineering experience overall * 2+ years of experience in Server-side SQA and scripts/test automation development engineering experience * 2+ years of hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux Operating System * 2+ years of hands-on networking experience including HTTP, DNS, and TCP/IP Networking Protocols Desired Qualifications * Education: Master’s Degree or greater in Computer Science * Python, Perl/Object Oriented Perl, Selenium and/or shell scripting skills is a great plus * Knowledge of/experience with OpenSSL, IPv6 and IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack is a strong plus * Experience with Linux internals, large-scale/distributed Systems testing * Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills * Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated and very flexible * Experience working with media streaming technologies a plus: HLS/HDS/RTMP/Flash/HTTP Streaming, Silverlight/Smooth Streaming/HSS and encoding technologies. * Strong Analytical Skills, attention to detail and Excellent Problem Solving/troubleshooting skills Other Information * Is relocation available for this position: No * Is US Citizenship required: No * Is a Security Clearance Required: No If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA
Apr 23, 2018
**Software Engineer - Media Delivery** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Engineering Apr 12, 2018 Post Date 009536 Requisition # Overview Akamai Technologies is looking for a highly motivated Software Engineer with a keen interest in developing new features and improving existing features that leverage the capabilities of Akamai's intelligent content distribution platform as part of our Media Delivery Engineering team. This demanding but rewarding role entails the use of Akamai's own metadata language to evoke performance enhancing capabilities for serving different types of media to billions of connected devices worldwide, including live and on-demand streaming, software and game downloads, and all manner of static content for the companies that make up the world's largest Internet properties. Suitable candidates will be thought leaders in designing, implementing, testing, and maintaining highly modular and stable product solutions throughout an agile software development life cycle, with great focus on quality through test driven development and automation. All Akamai products require 100% availability and uptime during software, storage and schema deployment cycles. Working with Quality Assurance and supporting Operations in preparing and executing deployments are also key elements of the role. As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for: * Providing thought leadership in terms of designing, implementing, testing, deploying, monitoring and maintaining solutions platform * Identifying new solutions that improve system performance and stability * Working with the Product Architect team architects to refine requirements and to ensure that component designs are clear and accurate * Recognizing risks in proposed solutions that expose customers to potential performance and stability issues * Bringing your own new experiences to improve upon software development life cycle and release management processes About the Team The Media Delivery team develops and maintains a complex suite of APIs used by Akamai's Cloud Service Provider partners for rapid onboarding and service management. These applications represent a cross team offering that requires engagement across multiple product lines, including tight coordination and strong organizational skills. Required Education and Experience Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements * 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or * 1 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree or * Relevant experience and a PhD Required Skills * 2+ years of solid experience with object oriented languages and shell scripting (Python, Perl, or alike) * 2+ years of industry experience on Linux or a Unix-based OS * 2+ years of experience with Internet protocols including HTTP and TCP/IP * 2+ years of recent experience with CI/CD and associated tools and techniques * 2+ years of experience with distributed and scalable systems (cloud services, noSQL databases) Desired Skills * Strong written and oral communication skills * Strong organizational and analytical skills * Attention to detail and problem solving / troubleshooting skills * Highly driven, hands-on, self-motivating, self-learning team player with a great can-do attitude * CI/CD and Test Driven Development experience welcome * Knowledge of Internet protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/ IP, …) * Some experience with databases, either RDBMS or noSQL welcome * Scrum experience welcome * Previous CDN or Media Streaming experience highly welcome **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA, 95054, USA