Akamai Technologies, Inc. Software Engineer II - Security in Santa Clara, California

Software Engineer II - Security


Santa Clara, United States


2 days ago Post Date

013233 Requisition #


As a Software Engineer II you will be an integral part of our aggressive growth strategy for creating highly inventive technology solutions for our customers, driving more and more traffic on the Internet. If you want to work on technology problems that are interesting and challenging, then this is the role for you.

As a Software Engineer II you will be responsible for:

  • Creating new features from scratch, enhance existing features and optimize existing functionality, from conception and design through testing and deployment.

  • Working on projects that make our platform more stable, faster, and secure.

  • Working to understand, explain and improve complicated code bases.

  • Working with our development QA and system QA teams to come up with regression tests that cover new changes to our software.

  • Working with our 3rd level engineering support to troubleshoot complex problems on our network for our customers.

About The Team

Carrier Products Engineering Group:

Akamai’s Enterprise & Carrier Division is a dynamic “start-in“ group that defines, develops, and sells Akamai’s carrier products to fixed and mobile carriers. The group is responsible for Akamai’s SPS platform and incorporates the strength of Akamai’s globally distributed computing system packaged into products and sold to network service providers (Telcos, ISPs, MSOs). The division collaborates closely with the other product and engineering groups within Akamai as well many external partners and customers.

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or

  • Relevant experience and a Master’s degree or PhD

Required Skills

  • 2+ years experience with 1 or more of the following languages—C/C++, Java, Python, Perl

  • 2+ years experience with SQL

  • 2+ years experience working on Linux/Unix platforms.

Desired Skills

  • Experience building scalable servers or distributed systems.

  • Understanding of HTTPS and DNS protocols and services is a bonus

  • Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code.

  • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision.

  • Extensive experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

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.