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

Are you excited by the prospect of working with cutting-edge web security technologies?

Would you like to create solutions and make an impact on the future of the Internet?

Join our highly-skilled Security Engineering team

Our Account Protector team compares user behavior through innovative machine learning algorithms; matching the user to their digital user footprint. As part of the Security Technology Group, we protect some of the world's major internet brands. By using Akamai's internet-scale data, we proactively prevent account takeovers and fraudulent transactions.

Shape the future of Web Security

Come play a pivotal role in mitigating some of the most sophisticated security threats on the web. Partnering with development teams, you'll build and maintain critical test frameworks for highly complex security systems. Developing analytics and big data tools, you'll help improve the internet for millions of people globally.

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

  • Performing full qualification cycle for software releases, including gathering specs, developing test plans, running/analyzing automated and manual tests

  • Contributing to test automation framework for both API and UI driven tests

  • Designing, developing, and deploying automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios

  • Reviewing and regularly improving test coverage

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • Have an extensive background in software testing

  • Be knowledgable in REST API testing

  • Have experience developing automated UI test cases in Selenium or Protractor

  • Understand how to test Java applications and Javascript

  • Have an understanding or interest in NoSQL data stores, specifically Cassandra and search engines such as ElastsicSearch

  • Be passionate about working in a collaborative environment to solve complex problems

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 too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

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.