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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Akamai Technologies
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is hiring for the following role in Santa Clara, CA (multiple openings): The Senior Software Engineer will work on applications and will play a pivotal role in building tools and prototypes that provide supporting ecosystem for key product features. The Senior Software Engineer will have good understanding of HTTP, Network protocols/technologies, the right mix of creativity and technical savvy, and the willingness to adopt emerging web technologies. The Senior Software Engineer will be part of a highly skilled engineering team that is 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, media streaming server, and much more. The Senior Software Engineers responsibilities include: creating and maintaining applications; designing and implementing prototypes for proof of concepts in fast iterative cycle; interacting with developer and support teams to conceptualize tools based on high level designs to improve supportability; providing thought leadership in terms of designing, implementing, testing, deploying, monitoring and maintaining prototypes for new product areas; identifying new solutions that solve new class of product areas; experimenting with new technology stacks to learn their performance characteristics and their fit for Akamais use cases; researching new technical designs and stacks for common technical patterns to be applied to Akamais demos; and implementing and maintaining demos, that highlight existing Akamai products. [AG0294] Required Qualification: Master's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Alternatively will accept a Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, or a related field plus 5 years of software engineering experience. Must Have: proven solid ability with HTTP programming; proven experience with Linux/Unix platform; proven solid ability with version control using git/perforce; proven solid ability with software debugging, troubleshooting, and deployment; experience with REST methodology; and solid communication skills to interact with developers, product architects and other QA teams.

Keywords: Akamai Technologies, Santa Clara , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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