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Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA

Akamai Technologies

Cambridge, MA 02138
4w ago


$100K - $150K*


Software Development


5 - 7 years

Job Description

Our software continuously checks thousands of conditions to drive alerts. These alerts power Akamai's 24/7 operations centers around the globe, dashboards of internal groups, and sophisticated notifications sent to Akamai customers.

Responsibilities include:

* Design and develop next-generation capabilities for alerting

* Design and develop enhancements to existing alerting infrastructure

* Investigate complex problems to maintain a reliable service

* Understand, explain, and improve complex software systems

About the Team

The Alerting Infrastructure team is part of Server Platform Engineering. Server Platform Engineering is a team of engineers who develop distributed systems that support Akamai's global network, which spans over 250,000 servers, 1,500 networks, and 120 countries. In general, these systems operate behind the scenes to provide the fault-tolerant and highly scalable core of Akamai

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Valid through: 2020-3-18

About Akamai

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an American content delivery network and cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamais content delivery network is one of the worlds largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user. Over the years its customers have included Apple, Facebook, Bing, Valve, Twitter, eBay, Google, LinkedIn and When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is redirected to one of Akamais copies of the website.
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