Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software Development Engineer in Test II in Krakow, Poland

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test II


Krakow, Poland

Quality Assurance

Mar 01, 2017 Post Date

007481 Requisition #

About the Job

Akamai’s System communications team is looking for a talented software engineer in test to join our new hybrid team of engineers and operations specialists. This team will adopt, manage, and extend security systems and services that are part of Akamai’s core infrastructure and essential to the safety and security of our network. You will be responsible for ensuring the system stability and performance of our systems, running and supporting stable testnet environments and assisting with help list traffic and operational escalations. Are you intrigued by security systems? Do you like to work in a fast paced environment? Do you want to work on technology problems that are interesting and challenging? Then this is the role for you.

About the Team

Akamai’s Systems Communications (SysComm) is a talented cross-functional group of engineers that builds and runs the fault-tolerant and highly scalable infrastructure that supports Akamai's global network. We develop distributed systems that behind the scene support Akamai's global network. This team is responsible for providing services that Akamai applications use for secure authentication and communication, securing servers, auditing and monitoring for all Akamai's machines running across the world.


  • Install, support and maintain testing infrastructure (testnet).

  • Administrate software release cycles.

  • Become a subject matter expert (SME) of several internal highly-distributed systems.

  • Design and execute automated regressions tests.

  • Design and develop targeted tests for cutting-edge features.

  • Validate software functionalities against applicable requirements.

  • Create and develop alerting and monitoring tools.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years industry experience.

  • 3+ years Linux/Unix administration experience (Ubuntu/RHEL/CentOS).

  • Experience with networking protocols, including TCP, HTTP, SSL.

  • Experience in analyzing problems and identifying root causes.

  • Experience with SQL and Databases.

  • Experience in scripting languages (Bash, Perl, Python).

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to operate in an ever-changing and ad-hoc environment.

  • Ability working closely with developers to design test criteria and develop test plans.

  • Experience with Software Release process.

  • Experience supporting testing activities for multiple applications/releases.

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills.

  • Solid experience in network troubleshooting.

  • Familiarity with Object Oriented Programming and Languages (Java, C++).

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

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.

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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.