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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Manager - Software Development Engineer in Test in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you passionate about delivering quality through meeting standards and procedures?

Do you love leading and motivating others to deliver successful products?

Work with a truly global team

Akamai's Control Center is our face to our users on the Web. We provide tools, APIs, analytics, configuration management, web services, training, support and billing for our customers to manage their accounts. We focus on building a resilient and scalable platform that enables our web services to run seamlessly.

Be part of making a critical difference

You will be leading talented Software Development Engineers in Test who deliver core platform components that are the foundation of Akamai control center. Collaborating cross-functionally across Akamai teams you will be working on setting priorities and defining deliverables for the team. You will be responsible for mentoring and organizationally guiding the team for success.

As a Software Development Engineer in Test Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the daily operations of the team while continuing to mentor the team and collaborate with peers

  • Communicating clearly and openly with internal and external stakeholders regarding progress, roadblocks, and timelines

  • Leading the team technically on SDLC best practices with focus on automation

  • Tracking project deliverables and reporting any risks at cross functional team meetings

  • Working with peer development team to understand root-cause of issues, continuously learn and improve

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have experience in leading teams

  • Possess great communication and organizational skills

  • Display solid analytical and in-depth troubleshooting skills

  • Be familiar with Web Services and networking technologies like HTTP, HTTPS, DNS etc.

  • Have experience in Agile and CI/CD methodology

  • Have experience with Test Automation tools

  • Be knowledgeable about Performance testing of large scale data systems and have a good experience in understanding performance bottlenecks of software

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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