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Senior Software Engineer - Bot Detection (Remote Opportunity)

Company: Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Are you excited by the prospect of working with cutting-edge web security technologies?Would you like to create solutions and make an impact on the future of the Internet?Join our highly skilled Security Engineering teamOur team is part of the Security organization, responsible for developing products and platforms focused on security. Our Bot Manager product is designed to provide top-tier cloud computing security, prevent data and mitigate large account takeover attempts. We build unique technology to handle petabytes of data and conduct billions of secure transactions daily.Shape the future of our security productsIn this role, you will work on the software stack used for detecting API abuse. We use a Python backend built with flask and redis, integrated with data analytics systems. You will also work with the cloud infrastructure team to improve the backend systems architecture. Lastly, you will partner with data scientists and use data analysis to solve customer problems.As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Handling various cloud architecture changes and leading seamless migration of architecture
  • Implementing new features taking them from conception and design through testing and deployment
  • Designing and developing new features to scale the detection engine architecture to handle more traffic
  • Performing various data analysis tasks such as selecting data sets, statistical analysis and data visualization for web and mobile platforms
  • Optimizing the data pipeline for backend detections based on data analysis and processing needsDo what you loveTo be successful in this role you will:
    • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, another related field or its equivalent
    • Possess in-depth knowledge of cloud technologies (AWS or Azure), databases (Redis) and app servers (Apache)
    • Possess an understanding of Python, data analysis tools, API and system architecture development
    • Demonstrate proven ability to develop high quality software under tight schedules with best possible architectures and write clean well structured code
    • Be able to work cross-functionally and interact effectively with all levels of the organizationWork in a way that works for youWe 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 usAt 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 youAt 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 endeavorsOur benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.About usInnovating 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 usAre 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.

Keywords: Akamai Technologies, Inc., Santa Clara , Senior Software Engineer - Bot Detection (Remote Opportunity), IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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