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Do you relish the prospect of working with cutting-edge technology?

Would you enjoy working in a fast-moving team testing products end-to-end?

Join our world-class Web Performance organization

Our Web Performance team designs and develops technology that helps our customers improve their web presence and web transactions. Our global distributed network solves problems at a scale that few others can approach. By leveraging our deployment of servers around the world, we uniquely solve technology problems with innovative solutions.

Shape the future of our Web Performance products

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

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 their performance 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
  • Working in parallel on more than one QA project at a time, efficiently managing time and prioritizing test efforts
Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent
  • Demonstrate experience developing test scripts and test automation for complex distributed systems
  • Possess an understanding of networking and internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP/HTTPS and TCP/IP
  • Have experience with at least one of the following: Perl, Python, C/C, or Shell scripting
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of Unix or Linux Operating systems
  • Be detail-oriented and have excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
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 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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