Senior Development Engineer in Test
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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Santa Clara, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONSenior Development Engineer in Test (Akamai Technologies, Inc.; Santa Clara, California): The Senior Development Engineer in Test will be part of the highly skilled Media Streaming engineering team that is responsible for developing and testing the streaming components of Akamai's world-wide network, one of the largest distributed systems in the world that supports industry leading streaming technologies for the world's leading content providers. Duties of the position include: developing thorough test designs and test cases based on feature requirements, specifications, and code changes; working in an Agile development team and lead test efforts within Agile Sprints; mentoring team members and junior engineers; designing and developing object oriented automation frameworks; automating test cases using Python or similar object oriented scripting language; performing multi-threaded socket and client/server programming; bringing industry best practices into the team and our projects; providing strategic vision for automation and testing; investigating and analyzing root causes of technical issues and document found software defects; verifying and validating the media streaming components using white-box, black-box, and performance testing techniques; managing a Linux based test lab environment and work with various networking protocols and applications; and producing testing estimates for assigned features and track and report testing status..
Minimum requirements: Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related equivalent degree plus 2 years of experience as a QA Engineer working with media and network related technologies in a Linux environment. Alternatively, will consider Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related equivalent degree plus 6 years of experience as a QA Engineer working with media and network related technologies in a Linux environment. Must have: proven understanding of testing methodologies including white box, black box, functional, automated, performance; proven strong ability programming/scripting in at least one object oriented language (Python, C++, or Java); proven ability designing automation frameworks; proven strong ability with networking concepts and web technologies such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP; proven experience working with media streaming and encoding technologies such as Flash/RTMP, HTTP Streaming (HLS, DASH, HDS, Smooth Streaming), and encoding technologies (H.264/AAC, VC1, VP6); proven ability with Agile methodologies; demonstrated ability to work with large-scale distributed networks; and excellent verbal and written communication skills. (Please note Akamai is seeking the stated ability in the above skills but no specific amount or years of experience in these skills is required.) Send resume to: Caitlin Cygan, Human Resources, Akamai Technologies, Inc., 150 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142. Reference SL-KP-SDE-0716. An EOE.