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Senior Software Engineer

**Senior Software Engineer**

**Santa Clara, United States**


1 additional location

Cambridge, United States


6 days ago Post Date

021281 Requisition #

**Senior Software Engineer**

**Would you like to shape the future of edge computing working with the team that powers the Edge?**

**Do you enjoy solving massive scalability problems?**

**Join our Media Delivery team!**

Our Media Delivery team develops highly scalable software that runs on all of Akamais Edge Servers. We ensure that our Media customers get the highest level performance from Akamais network. We are a collaborative team that delivers highly critical software impacting the experience of millions of online users.

**Solve problems on a global scale**

You will write code for high priority projects that directly impact Akamais largest Media customers. Interacting with other technical teams you will design and develop solutions on a global scale. You will find the work highly rewarding as you will have the opportunity to innovate and bring ideas to life.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for:

• Developing software to enhance the scalability and stability of our global network

• Programming in languages such a C/C++, Python and Perl

• Participating in design reviews and driving requirements for robust solutions

• Working across internal teams to resolve customer issues and handle escalations

**Do what you love**

To be successful in this role you will:

• Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field

• Have demonstrated programming experience in C/C++ in a multi-threaded environment

• Be passionate about solving scalability and distributed systems problems

• Enjoy exchanging computer science ideas with other engineers

• Have a strong eye for large scale systems design

**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:

• Working remotely from home or any other work location (up to two days a week)

• Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

**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 team drive 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!

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 @AkamaiCareers 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

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

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.