Senior Software Development Engineer In Test

Akamai Technologies Inc Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 3 weeks ago

Would you enjoy working with diverse technologies and exercising multiple computer science techniques?

Do you like solving technical puzzles and delivering world-class software?

Join our unique Quality Assurance team

The MetaData Software Quality Assurance team develops, maintains and runs software that tests a wide variety of services and tools. Our infrastructure teams use these tools to manage our global network of linux-based servers.

Help maintain our world-wide network

As an Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will work closely with software development teams to support good quality practices and build integration and system tests. The goal is to ensure quality code releases that are highly resilient, scalable, and performing optimally on our state-of-the-art distributed infrastructure.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing business needs, requirements, and technical specifications Developing, publishing, and implementing test plans & test cases

  • Performing full SQA cycle for software releases: gathering specs, developing test plans, running tests and automations

  • Developing new automation suites and enhancing the continuous integration/continuous testing of networked software development environments

  • Supporting technical risk assessment and contributing to decisions on release readiness and schedules

  • Ensuring that systems and software under test meet product design/specifications

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Have demonstrated experience in developing or testing network software applications and automation frameworks. in Linux/Unix environments

  • Be well versed in designing and developing test automation in Python. Familiarity with Bash and Java would be advantageous.

  • Have familiarity with using databases and SQL commands

  • Have experience in working with Linux/Unix environment

  • Possess experience with Version Control Systems/GIT and continuous integration technology with Jenkins is helpful

  • Have basic understanding of networking and TCP/IP

  • Be able to pay meticulous attention to detail and possess excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills

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:

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were 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, youll 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 endeavors

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 teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

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 challenge and inspire you! 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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Senior Software Development Engineer In Test

Akamai Technologies Inc