Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior C++ Software Engineer in Herzliya, Israel

Senior C++ Software Engineer

Herzliya, Israel


Jul 18, 2018 Post Date

013748 Requisition #

About the Position:

We are looking for a passionate C++ Senior Software Engineer who will take a leading role in developing Ghost, Akamai's CDN backbone network server.

About the Team:

O ur team is part of the Web Division, which is responsible for technologies that power our Content Delivery and Site Acceleration Products. These include: the Mobile Accelerator, Edge Computing, and the Dynamic Site Accelerator. These systems improve the speed and reliability of websites and applications running over various networking environments. By leveraging Akamai's global Internet deployment, we can solve unique technological issues and deliver an unprecedented functionality beyond the limitations of base networking.

Our team took a leading role in developing the state-of-the-art feature: Fast Purge, wherein a message is sent to hundreds of thousands of servers in a time frame of several seconds.

Our main challenge domains are:

• Performance

• Scalability

• Security

• Deployment

• Monitoring


As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for:

•Playing a central role in delivering products and services for the Web Experience Business Unit.

•Participating in the design, development, testing, deployment and production monitoring of new features.

•Maintaining and enhancing core infrastructure.

•Become a focal point for all questions/problems related to functionalities you are in charge of.

•Work as part of a small, elite, fast-moving team to meet aggressive schedules.

Basic Qualifications:

• 4+ years of experience in C++ development.

• 4+ years of experience in multi-threaded programming.

• Experience working with the Linux system.

• Results oriented.

Desired Qualifications:

• Network programming (TCP/UDP)

• C++11/14/17

• Experience working with data structures and algorithms.

• Experience in leading complex designs.

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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