Akamai Technologies, Inc 2019 Summer Intern Software Engineer - Security in Cambridge, Massachusetts

2019 Summer Intern Software Engineer - Security

Cambridge, United States


Sep 06, 2018 Post Date

014203 Requisition #

About the Summer Internship Program:

The Akamai Summer Internship Program is designed to give students the opportunity to apply their skills, gain valuable experience, and contribute to the organization in a meaningful way. Internships are project-based and focus on real business challenges important to Akamai’s continued success. Program participants will be encouraged to be proactive members on their team, taking on a comfortable level of responsibility, and challenged to think critically and creatively.

In addition to your day-to-day responsibilities, program participants will be invited to a variety of formal and informal trainings, interact frequently with company leadership, and attend social events. Akamai is committed to your professional development and you will receive ongoing formal and informal feedback throughout your summer experience.

About the Job:

This summer internship position is an outstanding opportunity to begin a career with the world’s best. This role’s activities will include new development, maintenance, and quality assurance of Akamai’s content delivery and web acceleration products. Development primarily will be on our customer portal, Luna. Luna is a fully built multi-tier web application environment, primarily developed using the Java Enterprise Edition. Additional responsibilities may include development of advanced mobile services that run in our global intelligent platform.

Our software underpins the Security Business Unit and its portfolio of solutions that constitute Akamai’s Security Products. These include Kona Site Defender, Edge Tokenization, Web Application Firewall and Siteshield. These provide distributed protection from both DDoS and application specific web attacks with on-demand scalability.

We are seeking Security Engineer Internswho can understand unique problems and create innovative solutions.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Design and develop new features from conception through release.

  • Provide support and maintenance on existing applications.

  • Work in a highly cross-functional capacity, partnering with product management, technical writers, and service delivery professionals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or a related field and returning to the program after completion of internship.

  • 1+ years of experience in web programming.

  • 1+ years with Java and C++ in Unix/Linux environments.

  • 1+ years experience with Internet protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP/IP, and HTTP.

  • SQL experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing with database-backed applications using Oracle or equivalent Enterprise class database.

  • Experience working with large scale distributed applications.

  • Knowledge of HTTP server, proxy server, and DNS technologies and applications.

  • Passion to understand, learn, and evaluate new technologies.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

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