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

Are you excited by the prospect of working with innovative security products?

Would you like to work in a fast-moving team testing products before release?

Join our highly skilled Security team

Our team is part of the Security organization, responsible for developing products and platforms focused on security. Our Bot Manager product is designed to provide superior cloud computing security, prevent data theft and mitigate large account takeover attempts. We build unique technology to handle petabytes of data and conduct billions of secure transactions daily.

Shape the future of our security products

You will play a critical role in improving customer experience by ensuring quality of our innovative security products. Collaborating with development teams, you'll be deeply involved in understanding product architecture, creating the relevant end-to-end validation frameworks, and coming up with innovative ways to test web and mobile threat detection APIs.

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

  • Debugging systems and developing tools and test frameworks, as well as automation of functional and system test processes

  • Owning quality of products and how they performs on our content delivery platform to satisfy customer demands

  • Taking ownership of testing in your product area, creating test strategies and delivering high quality software solutions

  • Collaborating with other software engineering teams to influence and shape the design process and product development

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field and minimum of 5 years of overall software testing experience.

  • Possess excellent back-end skills and a willingness to contribute to front-end development

  • Have expertise developing web applications or data pipelines in Java and experience building and consuming RESTful APIs

  • Have proven experience designing data structures and working with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and/or key-value stores (e.g. Cassandra)

  • Have experience with JavaScript based UI frameworks such as Angular2 or higher and accompanying technologies such as NPM and Typescript

  • Possess the ability to work productively with team members to identify and resolve issues in a collaborative manner

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.

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, 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 teams drive 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.