Akamai Technologies, Inc 2019 Summer Intern - QA in Cambridge, Massachusetts

2019 Summer Intern - QA

Cambridge, United States

Quality Assurance

Oct 02, 2018 Post Date

014477 Requisition #

Overview

The QA Engineer Intern will possess a passion to create core technology to deliver a secure, accelerated experience to enterprise customers. Our software runs on a large network of geographically distributed servers and embedded devices, as well as in data centers and branch offices, presenting unique challenges and requiring creative designs. You'll apply your knowledge and talents to create unique and powerful solutions to today's network acceleration challenges while working in an innovative environment.

We are seeking QA Engineer Interns who can understand unique problems and create innovative solutions.

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Scope out comprehensive test plans based on the design requirements and code changes.

  • Execute tests on a large-scale test network.

  • Maintain, enhance, and develop test tools and automation frameworks.

  • Benchmark various server metrics across releases/hardware to ensure quality and high performance.

  • Investigate and analyze root causes of technical issues/performance bottlenecks.

  • Verify and validate the server using white-box/black-box/functional/stress testing techniques.

Required Skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree in Computer Science field and returning to the program after completion of the internship.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in software testing and verification using Perl/Python or other scripting languages.

  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience working in Unix/Linux.

Desired Skills

  • Good understanding and knowledge of networking concepts and web technologies such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP

  • Excellent knowledge of fundamentals in verification techniques such as black/white box testing, identifying and formulating test cases.

  • Domain knowledge in the area of web server (apache / tomcat), proxy server and caching technology.

  • Good understanding of operating system fundamentals.

  • Passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly on your own.

  • Experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.

  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent debugging/troubleshooting skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.