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

Would you enjoy working with diverse technologies and exercising multiple computer science techniques?

Do you like solving technical puzzles and delivering world-class software?

Work with a global team

Our Platform Cloud team develop global managed services for our internal customers, providing our platform as a solid foundation for all Akamai products. As a ‘behind the scenes’ problem-solving operation, we secure our network, craft solutions, and enable product teams to bring their ideas to market faster.

Help maintain our world-wide network

You will work with software development teams to support quality practices and build manual and automated integration and system tests. You will ensure resilient, scalable quality code releases that are performing optimally on our state-of-the-art distributed infrastructure.

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

  • Performing full SQA cycle for software releases: gathering specs, developing test plans, running tests as needed

  • Testing and delivering code using CI/CD pipeline and owning the responsibility of release testing

  • Developing new automation tests and enhancing the continuous integration/continuous testing of networked software development environments

  • Supporting technical risk assessment and contributing to decisions on release readiness and schedules

  • Ensuring that systems and software under test meet product design/specifications

  • Bringing innovation from the marketplace, contributing to the wider community and striving for innovation

  • Being a collaborative and proactive member of the teams in Krakow, US and other global teams

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent.

  • Have experience in writing automation code (Python/PyTest/Robot)

  • Have experience in working with Linux/Unix-like operating systems and database technologies (Postgres/SQL)

  • Have experience in developing or testing network protocols and software applications

  • Have basic knowledge about web services (apache/tomcat), protocols like HTTP/S, DNS and REST based API

  • Have an excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and be a team player

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.