Do you have a keen interest in developing and testing technologies that solve complex problems?
Are you excited about writing code and experimenting on software systems?
Join our prestigious Mapping Engineering group
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.
Develop and Contribute to the Quality of our Large-scale Distributed Systems
You will play a key role in stressing and assessing the quality of our business-critical DNS services and related products. You will apply your natural ability for problem solving to figure out what is not working well and how to make it better. The Internet is a complex and noisy environment, and there are no simple answers to the problems the team tackles. This is precisely what makes the job fun and rewarding to anyone seeking a challenge.
As a Software Development Engineer in Test you will be responsible for:
Conducting deep component-level testing of our nameserver and wider integration testing with other components and systems
Developing tools, test frameworks and automation to verify the functionality, reliability, and performance of our software
Identifying and debugging root causes of complex issues in our test environments before they reach production and affect our customers
Working independently and collaborating with people in a variety of roles, including developers, release engineers, operations engineers, and other testers
Do what you love
To be successful in this role you will:
Have 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
Have some familiarity with Linux or UNIX operating systems
Be comfortable working with scripting languages such as Python or Perl
Be a good communicator, from creating written documentation to succinctly communicating your thoughts and ideas verbally
Have a positive attitude with a desire to investigate, analyze and solve multiple problems
Have passion and aptitude to learn new tools and technologies
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. In this role, we can offer the opportunity to work 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 endeavours
Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.
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.
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