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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software Engineer (Remote Opportunity) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you interested in leading innovation into new security product areas?

Do you love collaborating with teams to solve complex problems?

Join our brand-new Identity Protector team

Our team is part of the Cloud Security organization, responsible for developing products and platforms focused on security. Our Identity Protector team compares user behavior through innovative machine learning algorithms; matching the real-world identity to the digital user identity. By using Akamais internet-scale data, we're able to prevent account take overs and fraudulent transactions before they happen.

Shape the future of our security products

As part of a brand-new team, you'll play a pivotal role in helping us mitigate some of the most sophisticated security threats on the Internet. You'll have a hand in developing everything from analytics to big data tools, allowing us to identify account takeovers and helping improve the internet for millions of people around the world.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Building powerful, intuitive, next-generation web applications to ensure a consistent user experience for our new anti-fraud security product

  • Collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams such as Operations, Product Management, Architects and Threat Research to create new features

  • Guiding and performing activities such as design and code reviews, identifying improvements to software quality, performance and integration tests

  • Collaborating with our support and operations teams to investigate and troubleshoot complex problem escalations for our customers

  • Mentoring junior team members to help the growth and development of the team

  • Understanding and translating complex requirements to produce a workable technical solution

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent

  • Possess excellent back-end development skills

  • 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 Cassandra/ElasticSearch

  • 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 too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

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, were 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, youll 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 build 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.

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