Akamai Technologies, Inc. Software Development Engineer in Test.Senior. in Bangalore, India

Software Development Engineer in Test.Senior.

Bangalore, India

Software Engineering

Nov 29, 2016 Post Date

004954 Requisition #

About the Job

Big Data: work at the heart of the Internet designing and building the next generation Big Data systems and infrastructure. This position offers the opportunity for automation, simulation design and hands-on verification of extremely large scale, distributed, Big Data systems. Be part of the engineering team that’s defining state of the art in Big Data.

About the Team

The Distributed Data Engineering team (DDE) owns and operates the Big Data systems that process, aggregate and store every Akamai network transaction for the purposes of analytics, billing, reporting, intelligence, decision support and provisioning. DDE systems currently receive over 3PB/day of data and process over 3 trillion records per day. The verification group within DDE has responsibility for the automation, simulation, verification and deployment of the applications and systems that enable one of the world’s largest engineered data systems.


  • Work in the engineering team, developing test frameworks and automation systems

  • Build CAP theorem and Big Data simulation clusters

  • Qualify DDE software releases, through feature analysis and hands-on testing

  • Document qualification results and release notes

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred

  • 6+ years of experience testing SW on C/C++ or Java

  • 4+ years of experience with Linux and distributed systems

*3+ years of hands-on experience in Hadoop, Apache Spark,Kafka and

in supporting Hadoop applications and testing.

*Experience with testing real-time data-processing and Analytics Application


  • Knowledge of networking principles, including TCP/IP, SSH, SSL and HTTP protocols

  • Knowledge of software development and design principles

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex network problems and customer issues


  • Proven track record of testing large amounts of high quality, complex code

  • Highly responsible, motivated, able to work with little supervision

*Experience in Apache Spark,Kafka,Cassandra implementation

*Comfortable with Agile software development methodologies

*Strong analytical skills with a methodical approach to problem solving.

*Experience in load and performance testing, familiarity with testing tools such as

JMeter are an advantage

*Familiarity with bug tracking tools, i.e., JIRA or a similar tool

*Strong oral and written communication skills

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.