As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughput transaction systems at global scale. If you want to work on extremely challenging technology problems of global scale, then this is the role for you. As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for:
* Software component implementation supporting the deployment of a global blockchain system supporting a high volume of transactions. * Prototyping and proof-of-concept experiments to prove out design decisions. * Software testing at all levels (unit, module, component, system). * Data analysis and visualization to test hypotheses related to system behavior. * Working collaboratively with a cross-discipline team in a fast-paced, agile environment.
About the Team
Akamai Labs is expanding its team with a mission to strategically apply blockchain technology to business requirements for a highly available, high throughput, highly secure transaction system.
Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or * 3 years of relevant experience and a Master's degree or * PhD in a related field
* 3+ years experience with 1 or more of the following languages-C/C++, Java, Python, Golang. * 3+ years experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases. * 3+ years experience working on Linux/Unix platforms. * 3+ years experience implementing and deploying a distributed system.
* Experience designing and building scalable servers or distributed systems. * Experience in banking and financial transactions. * Site reliability engineering and/or related work including service performance. * Experience modifying and extending the Bitcoin core or related cryptocurrency codebase. * Experience applying information security & cryptography best practices. * Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code. * Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision. * Extensive experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.