Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior SQA Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior SQA Engineer

Cambridge, United States

Quality Assurance

Feb 11, 2019 Post Date

016033 Requisition #

Akamai is looking for a Senior SQA Engineer with a minimum of 5 years testing and automation experience combined with the skills and passion to help build system-level test automation and execute automated and manual tests for some of Akamai’s most interesting and complex technologies. You will be on a team responsible for testing the performance, reliability, scalability, security, and functionality of Akamai's System Communications technologies. These systems support and operate behind the scenes to provide the fault-tolerant and highly scalable core of Akamai’s configuration and health monitoring systems.

About the Team

The Platform Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing across multiple technologies and systems developed at Akamai. This group is focused on integrating these technologies and focusing on real-world, end-to-end testing to ensure all of Akamai's systems integrate and deploy to Akamai’s Platform.

Responsibilities

* Develop test coverage for network software applications

* Ensure that system and software under test meet product design/specifications

* Perform full SQA cycle for software releases in a fast-pace environment. This includes - but is not limited to - gathering specs, developing test plans, running automated and manual tests as needed, and analyzing test results

* Perform technical risk assessment and contribute to decisions related to release readiness and schedules

* Continuously improve testing methodologies, procedures and environment

* Continuously develop and enhance automated test suites to improve efficiency

* Maintain our large-scale, distributed test environment

* Regularly review and improve test coverage

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 its equivalent or

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

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience developing or testing network software applications

  • 5+ years of experience using databases and SQL commands

  • 5+ years of experience developing automation in Perl, Python, Java or C+* 5+ years of experience working in Linux/Unix environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with testing very large scale, distributed systems

  • Familiarity with test tools (such as, Selenium) and continuous integration systems (such as, Jenkins)

  • Strong problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills, attention to detail

  • Willingness and flexibility to switch between multiple high priority assignments

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Highly driven, positive attitude, self-motivated and team player

  • Strong Knowledge of DNS systems (recursive and authoritative)

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 unmatched 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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