Would you like to help build always-on planetary-scale clouds?
Are fanatical about software quality and automation?
Join our Cloud Platform Infrastructure team!
Our Cloud Platform Infrastructure team builds and operates several globally distributed clouds for a diverse set of internal and external users. Reliable and cost-effective operation of our systems is critical to the success of our customers and Akamai's business. We help bring new customers onto the platform, and we ensure they use it in the most effective way.
Make a difference to our software quality
You will ensure the quality of the highly complex systems that run our distributed clouds. These systems include hypervisors as well as deployment, provisioning, controlling, and monitoring systems. You will collaborate with the development and service-reliability teams with systems architects, product and program managers, and internal customers.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for:
Collaborating in designing and executing test plans for software features
Developing tests, test automation, and testing frameworks in Python
Testing new software features and releases
Developing and running performance benchmarks
Maintaining test/lab environments
Setting up system monitoring and dashboards
Do what you love
To be successful in this role you will:
5+ years of relevant experience and a BTech/MTech degree in computer science
Demonstrate excellence coding in Python and automation through Bash scripting
Have experience in Linux system administration (specifically, server administration, networking, system internals, and package management)
Have experience in Automation frameworks for testing, and distributed systems.
Have experience with Pytest and Jenkins for testing and continuous integration.
Have the art of collaboration (a team player with solid written and verbal communication skills)
Work in a way that works for you
FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.
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We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.
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 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.
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.
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 energize and inspire you!