Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software Engineer in Krakow, Poland

About the Job

Akamai’s Web Experience Business Unit seeks Senior Software Engineer for the development of mission-critical new product capability. These positions are forming a new development team in Akamai’s Krakow office. Individuals in these roles will do design, implementation, and support of software in a collaborative, modern environment.

The new product capability will enable Internet of Things concept by:

  • Providing intuitive, self-service interface for managing configuration details.

  • Creating both GUI and API driven capabilities.

  • Collecting and analyzing performance metrics.

The underlying technologies will include micro-services architecture, advanced user interfaces and RESTful API development.

This is an exciting new initiative in the Krakow location and we are looking build up the team with top engineers who have a passion for delivery.

About the Team

The Web Experience Business Unit builds the core technologies that underpin the fastest, most scalable web sites around the world. Our customers include sophisticated, world-leading organizations across all industry verticals.


  • Software architecture, design, and implementation of Web Applications and Services.

  • Full-stack software development: front-end and back-end, in a system-oriented environment.

  • Execute in a multi-disciplined environment in tight collaboration with other engineering teams, QA, product management, and technical writers.

  • Maintain and support existing applications and services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related field.

  • 5+ years of web application and services development experience, including use of:

  • Java and Java Enterprise Edition

  • Relational databases such as Oracle

  • Web services such as REST

  • Linux/Unix environments

  • Front-end technologies and frameworks such as JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS

  • Java/Web application design patterns and frameworks, such as MVC, Struts, Spring, or Hibernate.

  • Experience working with Internet protocols and concepts (IP, TCP, HTTP, DNS).

  • Ability to deploy, support, debug complex applications in a system-oriented environment.

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and best practices

  • Desire to work in a collaborative, dynamic, team environment.

  • Passion to understand, learn, and use new technologies.

  • Can-do, positive attitude.

  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience teaching or mentoring other engineers

  • Demonstrated record of planning and executing on complex projects

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience leading teams of two or more people

  • Experience with a modern front-end application framework such as Angular.js.

  • Experience with User Experience and/or User Interface design techniques and best practices

  • Experience with use of REST principles and patterns

  • Experience with common REST security token protocols such as OAuth and JWT

Please add to your CV the statement below:

„Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji obecnych jak i przyszłych procesów rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (tekst jednolity: Dz.U.2014r. poz.1182).”

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 at www.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 at www.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 at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf .