Akamai Technologies

Software Engineer

Our team is part of the Web Security organization that’s responsible for building and supporting products which provide distributed protection from both DDoS and application specific web attacks with on-demand scalability. We include a mix of front-end web expertise as well as developers focused on Java/Scala development for integrating with backend systems and supporting dynamic client-side views.

As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:
  • Engaging with other groups, both internal and external, to bring projects to completion on time and within budget
  • Thinking creatively and contributing holistically to the system implementation and development lifecycle
  • Prioritizing and communicating product defects and enhancements to development teams
  • Collaborating with engineering and product management teams to continuously improve the quality of products
  • Acting as a subject matter expert to other developers with any technical and procedural challenges
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of our support tools, infrastructure, and processes, with an emphasis on proactive planning, promoting a customer-focused support culture and improving the accountability of delivering effective technology support services
  • Working cross functionally to build consensus across business units and products

Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet the following education and experience requirement:
  • 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent
Required Skills
  • 2+ years of web development experience using Java/Scala
  • 1+ year of experience developing database-backed applications using Oracle or similar database
  • 1+ year of experience deploying and supporting applications on Linux or UNIX based operating systems
  • 1+ year of experience working with Internet protocols and concepts such as TCP/IP, SSL / TLS, HTTP, DNS
1+ year of experience working with software development practices such as source control, code reviews, unit testing and debugging

Desired Skills
  • Experience with Spring, Hibernate, JUnit, JavaScript, Akka, Play framework
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, small-team environment
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python or Unix Shell Scripts
  • Passion to understand, learn, and evaluate new technologies
  • Expertise in secure software design and architecture
  • Familiarity with software security weakness, vulnerability and secure code review
  • Familiarity with software attack and exploitation techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please mention that you come from TestForThem when applying for this job.

Posted 2 months ago

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