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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Would having an impact on highly scalable and mission critical software excite you?

Do you enjoy solving complex problems in a fun and fast-paced environment?

Join our Network Access Management team!

Our Network Access Management team develops and maintains the software that allow all Akamai systems to connect and talk to each other. We develop and design systems that are safe to use, secure to deploy, scale horizontally, and are highly available. Every Akamai product, system and all traffic on our network leverages the software we develop.

Partner with the best

We are relied on by teams across Akamai to develop software systems that every product runs on. You will get the opportunity to gain a broad and deep view in to Akamai's entire ecosystem. You will be solving problems on a massive scale and have a major impact on the performance of Akamai's products.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing software that improves the security, stability, speed, and scalability of our software services

  • Designing and developing new features, optimizing and enhancing existing software functionality

  • Improving the testability, deployment, monitorability, and maintainability of our software

  • Becoming a subject matter expert for our systems with an ability to explain and improve complicated code bases and assist with troubleshooting complex problems

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • 5 years of software development experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • Demonstrate deep knowledge in Linux OS

  • Have experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Go, Java, or C

  • Have extensive experience in building scalable and distributed systems

  • Have knowledge of common internet protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS and/or TLS/SSL

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 too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

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.

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