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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Principal Software Engineer - Technical Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you love solving complex problems?

Would working on the security of Government organizations excite you?

Join our Custom Government Team

The Custom Government Engineering team works with breadth and depth across Akamais technology stack to deliver a rich set of customized solutions for our Public Sector customers. Working closely alongside our Operations team, we collaborate to build and operate world-class Application Delivery Networks.

Make a difference to our business

As a Principal Lead Software Engineer, you will primarily focus on custom development, largely around authentication, authorization, and identity-related products. This will be an interesting role where you will help design, implement, automate, and support all aspects of the project.

As a Principal Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Marshalling resources with Engineering and Operations teams to deliver integration of cloud solutions for the Department of Defense

  • Working with the GCDS WebDev team to develop new applications, improve current systems and bring new capabilities to our customers

  • Being proactive when addressing issues concerning stakeholder requirements, technical matters and when resolving production issues

  • Acting as a resource for teammates, collaborating with peers and leading tasks others technically

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent

  • Have demonstrated experience and continued interest in building quality software products and architectures in an agile, rapid release, DevOps type environment

  • Demonstrate deep understanding of and experience with at least one of the following: Python, Java, C/C , Golang, or Ruby

  • Be adept on Cloud deployments and optics and have an interest in learning new technologies

  • Have deep experience migrating/creating systems on cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS)

  • Have experience integrating and deploying software into a cloud environment

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.