Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Software Engineer - UI in Bangalore, India

Senior Software Engineer - UI

Bangalore, India


Oct 24, 2018 Post Date

013554 Requisition #

About theteam

We are Access Engineering team -- part of Enterprise Division of Akamai working on 'zero trust security solution' for enterprise customers. 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 full stack senior software engineer to build new products and enhance existing products. 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 daily to get their work done.

About theJob

Be a core member of the Enterprise Access Engineering team -- working on developing ‘Zero Trust ’ products to provide Next Generation Access to very large enterprise network applications. The team’s products have successfully displaced legacy VPN systems and network perimeters by operating in a start-up like culture and velocity.

Taking complete ownership of the JavaScript implementations in multiple areas of one of the products which runs on latest technologies like AngularJS, React, SASS, Electron, NodeJS etc.

Deploying newer technologies whenever required. The small team size and open culture is conducive for members to move across multiple product lines and wear multiple hats like Analytics, Desktop Applications, Mobile Clients, and Visualizations etc.


  • Build new and enhance products and services for Next generation Access Solutions.

  • Design, develop, validate, maintain, release, and operate Python and/or 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.

  • 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

*Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or working experience in a related field.

*5+ years in frontend engineering roles.

*JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and general concepts of responsiveness.

*1+ years of working knowledge on frameworks like AngularJS, VueJS, or ReactJS.

*Exhaustive experience in using Git as version control.

Desired Skills

*Open to learn other languages including but not limited to Python or Go.

*Good at consuming large blocks of information from written word and able to write technical documents, when required.

*Passion to stay at the cutting edge and employ new technologies wherever relevant.

*Preferably worked on Electron and built some Desktop Applications know-how on redux.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

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