Akamai Technologies, Inc Software Development Engineer in Test II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Software Development Engineer in Test II

Cambridge, United States

Quality Assurance

Feb 11, 2019 Post Date

016030 Requisition #

We are seeking an Engineer with proven distributed systems experience and automation skills to work with the engineering and quality teams to build system-level test automation and execute automated and manual tests. An ideal candidate will have distributed system testing experience, strong analytical abilities, excellent teamwork and communication skills, and the ability to design, implement, maintain and extend effective system test automation solutions.

As a Software Engineer in Test II you will be responsible for:

  • Work closely with engineering teams to design, develop, implement and improve test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation.

  • Design full system test to verify functionality of Akamai’s Content Delivery and Security Products.

  • Create, deploy and maintain automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios on a large-scale distributed test network.

  • Formulate test plans based on functional requirements, system design and defect analysis.

About the Team:

The Distributed Data Engineering team (DDE) owns and operates the Big Data systems that process, aggregate and store every Akamai network transaction for the purposes of analytics, billing, reporting, intelligence, decision support and provisioning. DDE systems currently receive over 7PB/day of data and process over 5 trillion records per day. The data applications group within DDE has responsibility for supporting the customer relationship and owning the design, development and deployment of Big Data applications.

Distributed Data Intelligence team is part The Distributed Data Engineering team (DDE), which is a group engineers who develop distributed systems that support Akamai's global network. In general, these systems operate behind the scenes to provide the fault-tolerant and highly scalable core of Akamai's configuration and health monitoring systems.

Required Education and Experience:

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

*2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or

*Relevant experience and a Master’s degree

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in server-side SQA and/or software development engineering experience.

  • 2+ years experience in software quality and/or software development engineering experience.

  • 1+ years experience working with one or more common Internet protocols such as IP, TCP, HTTP, DNS, FTP, and/or SSL.

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

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

  • 1+ year of experience working with UNIX/Linux systems

  • 1+ year of experience working with Shell and/or Perl scripting

  • 1+ years experience developing and/or executing back-end system test automation.

  • 1+ years experience testing and/or developing distributed applications/services.

Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivated team player

  • Experience with distributed systems

  • Experience with client/server systems

  • Experience with Internet security, firewalls, or Linux iptables

  • Experience with Python and SQL

  • Experience developing and maintaining automated test scripts, libraries, or frameworks

  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills

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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Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength 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.