Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Mobile in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test - Mobile

Cambridge, United States

Software Engineering

Dec 07, 2018 Post Date

015129 Requisition #


The Enterprise Security space is thriving, and Akamai is growing with it! We are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test to work on Akamai’s Zero Trust security initiatives. You will design and develop automated test cases for mobile networking and cloud applications to ensure a high level of quality and reliability. As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating comprehensive test designs and plans, working closely with development engineers

  • Creating white/black box test cases and develop target test applications based on identified use


  • Investigation and root cause analysis of technical issues and documenting found software


  • Collaborating with team members on testing activities

  • Estimation and tracking of test efforts

About the Team

Akamai's Enterprise Division is a dynamic business unit responsible for developing Enterprise Security, Identity, and Application Access products to enable customer Enterprise IT and Security teams. These solutions provide fast and reliable enterprise application access and help mitigate endpoint malware and phishing attempts to help provide safer, easier, and faster security transformations. Ultimately, our goal is to secure, protect, and accelerate all Enterprise communications as a cloud gateway service. The division consists of product management, engineering, sales and technical pre-sales, product marketing, business development, and product support, and works closely with several other groups within Akamai and our external partners.


Required Education and Experience

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

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

  • 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or

  • Relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills

  • 5+ ​years experience with Python scripting and automation in Linux/Unix

  • 3+ y​ears experience with testing mobile application (iOS, Android) and back-end services

  • 3+ years experience with common Internet protocols (TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, HTTP, DNS)

Desired Skills

  • Experience in automated continuous integration environments

  • Experience with testing of VPN systems (IPSec, TLS, SSL)

  • Experience testing REST-based API

  • Experience with AWS systems usage and configuration

  • Experience with virtualization and containers

  • Ability to reason about and troubleshoot complex systems

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, results oriented team

  • Understanding of Agile software methodology

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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