• Senior Software Engineer- Cybersecurity

    Akamai Technologies, Inc.Cambridge, MA 02238

    Job #1205118748

  • Senior Software Engineer- Cybersecurity Cambridge, United States Software Engineering May 27, 2020 Post Date 020957 Requisition # Overview If you have a deep passion for building tools, love handling massive data sets, and get excited from solving hard security problems, Akamai is the place for you. We are seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer who will work with team of Data Scientist, developing the next generation of Data Science utilities and algorithms to identify automated bots and online fraud. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Build capabilities that will be used by the Data Science team to automate diagnosis and response to Bot attacks * Develop working prototypes of algorithms (statistical and machine learning based) and evaluate and compare metrics based on the real-world data sets * Building data analysis and visualizations to help customers and internal support teams to understand the health of their products * Develop software for highly scalable automated alerting systems to improve the security of our products and platforms * Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across Operations, Security Operation Center, Services to design and execute best solutions About the Team The Web Security Engineering team has responsibility for the technologies that power Security Products. These include Kona Site Defender, Bot Manager, Web Application Firewall and Siteshield. These provide protection from both DDoS and application specific web attacks with high availability. Akamai's global footprint of over 220,000 servers provides an overlay network with scale and capacity to not just deliver the largest web events but also secure the largest Internet brands from attack. The team builds and extends Akamai's highly fault-tolerant wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value web sites. Akamai powers over 85% of the top online retailers, with over $2 billion in annual revenue. Required Education and Experience: * 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree Computer Science or Applied Machine Learning or its equivalent or * 3 years of relevant experience Masters degree in Computer Science or Applied Machine Learning or its equivalent Required Skills: * 3 years experience working with programming languages * 2 years experience using SQL * 1 or more years of experience working with APIs Desired Skills: * Ability to work productively with team members, identify and resolve tough issues in a collaborative manner * Familiarity with HTTP, HTML, TLS/SSL and JavaScript * Understanding of Data Structures, Algorithms and Design Patterns 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. About Akamai Technologies Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @AkamaiCareers onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram. 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 ~~~/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength 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.

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