Akamai Jobs

Job Information

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

Are you passionate about collaborating with the Open-Source Community?

Would you like to work with cutting-edge technology?

Work with a global team

Our Edge Experience Teamis a group of dedicated professionals shaping Akamais aspirations to create an industry-leading user experience. We take ownership for the design and development for core interfaces, applications, APIs and services. We create an experience that allows customers and internal stakeholders to build software using the best of internal and third-party technologies.

Partner with the best

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be focused on testing and automating highly distributed and reliable network security solutions. You are expected to work closely with different stakeholders to ensure the delivery of the high quality releases.

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

  • Coming up with holistic test strategies encompassing functional and non-functional aspects of testing for the components that you own

  • Collaborating and working with the stakeholders to build new features from scratch, enhancing existing features and optimizing existing functionality

  • Using software development skills to design and develop test automation frameworks and tools required for testing

  • Creating and executing functional (integration, system) and non-functional (usability, performance, security) tests

  • Performing technical risk assessment and contributing to decisions related to release readiness and schedules

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 year's of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent

  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of programming languages such as Python or Java

  • Have experience developing or testing distributed software applications

  • Demonstrate understanding of networking concepts and experience working with internet security protocols, firewalls, and encryption technologies

  • Demonstrate willingness to learn new technologies as and when required by the project

  • Have experience working in Linux/Unix operating systems

  • Have experience of working in a Agile team when developing products through the SDLC

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.