Akamai Technologies, Inc. 2018 Summer Intern - Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

2018 Summer Intern - Software Engineer

Cambridge, United States


Sep 11, 2017 Post Date

010221 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:

The Software Engineer Intern will possess a passion to create core technology to deliver a secure, accelerated experience to enterprise customers. Our software runs on a large network of geographically distributed servers and embedded devices, as well as in data centers and branch offices, presenting unique challenges and requiring creative designs. You'll apply your knowledge and talents to create unique and powerful solutions to today's network acceleration challenges while working in an innovative environment.

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

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Engaging in the software development process and lifecycle at Akamai.

  • Developing code to be used as a part of services offered to Akamai.

  • Building software features and fix software bugs to support Akamai.

  • Testing your code and system, and monitor its performance in production.

  • Learning the technologies needed to complete your project.

  • Providing support and maintenance on existing applications.

  • Participating in software design and project planning.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree in Computer Science field and returning to the program after completion of the internship.

  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Ruby.

  • Experience with of one or more of the following Internet Protocols: DNS, HHP, SSL, TCP/IP, TLS, UDP.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following Scripts: Apache2, CGI, HTML, Javascript, Shell script, Bash script.

  • Knowledge of Unix / Linux.

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.

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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.