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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Akamai
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Job Description:

Are you excited by the prospect of creating large scale software systems? Would you like the opportunity to create a seamless internet experience for our end users?

Join our fast-paced and prestigious DNS Infrastructure and create a world class internet user experience

The team is part of Mapping Engineering, the group responsible for the software that measures and models the global internet and directs traffic for Akamai's globally distributed network of servers. This software represents Akamai's 'secret sauce', allowing us to manage our customers' internet traffic with industry-leading performance and reliability.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for :

*.Analyzing, designing and implementing distributed system software that isperformant, fault-tolerant, massively scalable and resilient against DOS attacks

Do what you love

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate needs the following:

* Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

* Have 3 years of relevant experience and a Masters or

* Have relevant experience and a PhD in Computer Science or related field.

* Excellent experience working in C/C++ or similar object-oriented language.

* Demonstrated knowledge of network protocols and implementations (TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, SSL).

* Have experience in a Linux operating system

* Have experience with DNS

* Comfort learning any of the above (this is key!)

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:

* Working remotely from home or any other work location once settled into the role.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re 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, you’ll 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 team drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

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!

Job Qualification 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.

Is relocation available for this position? No

No

Is a Security Clearance required? (If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information): No

About Akamai® is the leading content delivery network (CDN) providing cloud services that help deliver, optimize, and secure online content and business applications. At the foundation of Akamai solutions, the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ enables unmatched speed, reliability, and security–backed by expertise and relentless innovation–to improve reach and invisibility across the web. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to more securely leverage the cloud. To learn how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, visit http://www.akamai.com , and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter.

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. EEO is the Law .

Keywords: Akamai, Cambridge , Senior Software Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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