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Q/A Engineer Job at Akamai Technologies in Santa Clara, CA

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Location: Santa Clara, CA, US Posted Date: 2016-06-24 00:00:00.0
Category: Quality Assurance ID: 50724


About the Job

Akamai's Intelligent Internet Platform handles a significant portion of World Wide Web Traffic — over a trillion interactions a day (HD Video, software downloads, e-commerce, cloud computing, etc.) On any given day, it's highly likely nearly every user on the Internet worldwide is receiving content through Akamai's over one hundred thousand servers deployed in over 70 countries worldwide. Do you have what it takes to help Akamai ensure the performance, stability and scalability of the software responsible for delivering that content?

About the Team

The System Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing across all the technologies developed in Engineering. This group is knowledgeable about all these technologies and focuses on real- world, end-to-end testing to ensure all of Akamai's systems integrate well. In addition, this group works on automated testing infrastructure and systematic test case tracking to increase efficiency within the quality assurance process.



- Perform manual and automated Functional, Performance and End to End System tests to release high quality application/system software that is highly resilient and optimally performing on very large distributed networks.
- Add new tests/ enhance existing tests written in Perl/Python/Java.
- Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective test automation.
- Create, deploy and maintain automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios.
- Review bug descriptions, functional requirements and design documents, incorporating this information into test plans and test cases.


Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
- 3+ years of software quality and/or development engineering experience overall.
- 1+ years’ experience in server-side SQA and/or development engineering experience.
- 1+ years of hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux Operating System.
- 1+ years’ experience developing scripts and test automation (i.e. Perl, Python, shell scripts, Java).

Desired Qualifications
- Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
- Knowledge of/experience with IPv6 and IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack a strong plus.
- Knowledge of HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP Networking Protocols a strong plus.Save
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated and very flexible.
- Experience with Linux internals.
- Experience with client-server testing.
- Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills

* Is relocation available for this position: No
* Is US Citizenship required: No
* Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Akamai:

Akamai® is the leading content delivery network (CDN) providing cloud services that help deliver, optimize, and secure online content and business applications. At the foundation of Akamai solutions, the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ enables unmatched speed, reliability, and security–backed by expertise and relentless innovation–to improve reach and invisibility across the web. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to more securely leverage the cloud. To learn how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, visit www.akamai.com, and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter.

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. EEO is the Law.

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