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Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain Akamai
Cambridge, MA

Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.

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About Akamai

Job Description

Overview

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.

Qualifications

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

Required Skills

* 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.

Desired Skills

* 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.

About Akamai

Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.

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