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Software Development Engineer in Test Job at Akamai Technologies in Santa Clara, CA

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Location: Santa Clara, CA, US Posted Date: 2016-04-22 00:00:00.0
Category: Quality Assurance ID: 50116


About the Job
The NetStorage team of Akamai Technologies is seeking a new grad Software Development Engineer in Test who will be responsible for executing automated and manual tests, as well as building component level test automation. In this role, The engineer will ensure that our state-of-the-art distributed storage platform is stable, resilient, and scalable.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to get started in the cloud computing industry.

About the Team
How would you like the opportunity to work for a company that operates one of the largest distributed software platforms in the world, handling as much as 30% of the world’s Internet traffic?
The Media Division is responsible for all of the software used to deliver, download, store, and manage digital media and other content via the Akamai platform. You will be a member of a highly skilled engineering team that's responsible for the software that powers Akamai's delivery platform, one of the largest distributed systems in the world.
The NetStorage engineering team is responsible for architecting and creating Akamai’s cloud storage solution. The team is a diverse group of engineers located in Santa Clara, San Diego, Cambridge and Bangalore. Having access to Akamai’s broad networking experience, global footprint, and high profile customer base allows the team to create an innovative product with


* Obtain a sufficient high-level understanding of Akamai's netstorage systems and software
* Perform manual functional tests on new features and capbilities
* Contribute to test methodologies, define test plans and effective automation
* Review bug descriptions, functional requirements and design documents, incorporating this information into test plans and test cases
* Work closely with the development team, the Systems QA team, release engineers, Architects and Program Managers to keep the product release process on schedule


Basic Qualifications
* Education: BS degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
* 1+ years development using Python or Perl or another scripting language
* 2+ years experience with the Linux or Unix operating environment
* 1+ years networking experience including HTTP or DNS and TCP/IP Networking Protocols

Desired Qualifications
* Meticulous attention to detail and excellent debugging/troubleshooting skills
* Familiarity with a source control system (git, perforce, stash)
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience programming automation harnesses in Python
* Experience working with large scale distributed systems
* Experience with a static code analysis tool
* Experience with with large scale distributed systems
* Experience with No SQL Databases (Couch DB, Cassandra, Mongo)
* Experience with SAN, NAS or RAID systems
* Experience with file transfer protocols (FTP, rsync, scp)
* Experience with a continuous integration tool (Jenkins)
* Ability and passion to maintain high quality standards, be self-motivated, a fast learner, and able to work independently

Other Information

* 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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