Full Job Description
Would you like to impact the digital experiences of millions of users?
Do you enjoy solving large scale distributed systems problems?
Join our Edge Platform & Products QA team!
Our team tests all Products and Technologies across the Edge Technology Platform & Products Engineering group. We develop automation infrastructure for product testing and collaborate with the rest of the Engineering teams to qualify features. We are knowledgeable about all Delivery products and focus on System integration testing replicating real world scenarios.
Ensure world class Delivery performance
You will be tasked with solving critical software automation and verification problems in a distributed systems environment. Working with developers and other QA teams you will become an expert in system-wide automation infrastructure. You will ensure the exceptional performance of the products used to deliver the world's largest OTT events.
As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for:
Contributing to system test plans to ensure highly effective test coverage & automation
Creating and deploying automated system tests to replicate real world scenarios
Improving testing methodologies and procedures to enhance test automation efficiency
Reviewing product & system design requirements to verify accuracy of test plans and test cases
Do what you love
To be successful in this role you will:
Have 1 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Have demonstrated experience in developing test automation in Python
Be passionate about solving large scale distributed systems problems
Enjoy working as a team, collaborating and solving problems with others
Have exposure or interest in working with internet technologies such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc.
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!