Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software JAVA Engineer in Herzliya, Israel

Senior Software JAVA Engineer

Herzliya, Israel


Sep 11, 2017 Post Date

010121 Requisition #

About the Job:

If you are interested in working on versatile platforms, handling massive data sets, solving hard problems, and have a deep passion for security, Akamai is the place for you. We are seeking a highly motivated software engineer who will work on developing the next generation of Akamai's security products to protect our global customer base from APT attacks, cybercrime, and other malware threats.

Major Responsibilities:

- Design, develop, and test Big-Data solutions leveraging the Hadoop framework using Spark & Map-Reduce.

- Create new features from scratch, enhance existing features, and optimize existing functionality.

- Develop the Akamai scale solution that can be offered to multiple Akamai customers.

- Take major part in designing the product architecture and its interaction with it’s environment.

- Collaborate with other engineering teams globally, to supply integrative solutions.

- Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how they affect the business environment

Major Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent experience as a software engineer.

  • Proficiency in software development, ability and agility to quickly learn new technologies and implement them.

  • 5+ years experience developing Java or Scala software.

  • Vast experience dealing with and analyzing massive amounts of data .

  • Experience working with network and internet protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP/IP, HTTP, SSL, DNS.

  • Creative, innovative, versatile individual, willing and able to explore new territories and solve hard problems.

  • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work in a fast paced, results oriented environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Big-Data systems and Hadoop in particular - a major advantage.

  • Experience developing network security related applications - highly desired.

  • Experience developing web applications backend – an advantag

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.