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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cambridge

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Senior Software Engineer

Are you excited by the prospect of creating large scale software systems? Would you like the opportunity to create a seamless internet experience for our end users?

Join our fast-paced and prestigious Mapping Engineering team and create a world class internet user experience

The team is part of Mapping Engineering, the group responsible for the software that measures and models the global internet and directs traffic for Akamai's globally distributed network of servers. This software represents Akamai's 'secret sauce', allowing us to manage our customers' internet traffic with industry-leading performance and reliability.

The candidate will be part of a small and highly killed engineering team within Mapping Engineering that is responsible for the core DNS infrastructure of Akamai's Intelligent platform.

Are you excited by the prospect of creating large scale configuration management systems?

Would you like the opportunity to create a seamless internet experience for our end users?

The team is part of Mapping Engineering, the group responsible for the software that measures and models the global internet and directs traffic for Akamai's globally distributed network of servers. This software represents Akamai's 'secret sauce', allowing us to manage our customers' Internet information flows with industry-leading performance and reliability.

The candidate will be part of a small and highly skilled engineering team within Mapping Engineering that is responsible for the core DNS infrastructure of Akamai's intelligent platform.

Create world class internet user experience

As part of our dynamic global software engineering team, you will embrace our primary aim of creating the best end user experience online for our client’s clients. You will analyze, design and implement system software that brings new functionality, increased security, increased reliability, and enhanced scalability to Akamai's mapping and DNS system. The team relies on the abilities of all its members to develop innovative and elegant solutions in a highly dynamic environment. You must be able to work collaboratively within your small team and with other teams at Akamai.

As a Senior Software Engineer II you will be responsible for:

* Analyze, design and implement system software that brings new functionality, increased security, increased reliability, and enhanced scalability to Akamai's mapping and DNS system.

• Collaborating with multi-functional teams across Akamai

• The team relies on the abilities of all its members to develop innovative and elegant solutions in a highly dynamic environment.

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

• 5 years of experience working in C/C++ or object-oriented language.

• Demonstrated knowledge of network protocols and implementations (TCP/IP, UDP ,HTTP ,SSL)

• Proficiency with Python and/or Perl.

• Thorough understanding of distributed systems, network routing, Internet principles and statistical data analysis.

• Knowledge of DNS.

• Comfort learning any of the above (this is key!)

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 once you get settled into the role

• Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in 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 endeavours

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.

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