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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Software Engineer - JavaScript in Salem, Oregon

Are you excited by the prospect of working with cutting-edge web security technologies?

Would you like to create solutions and make an impact on the future of the Internet?

Join our highly skilled Security team

Our team is part of the Security organization, responsible for developing products and platforms focused on security. Our Bot Manager product is designed to provide top-tier cloud computing security, prevent data theft and mitigate large account takeover attempts. We build unique technology to handle petabytes of data and conduct billions of secure transactions daily.

Shape the future of our security products

As a Senior Software Engineer you will focus on the JavaScript component. It runs on our customer’s websites and collects data for bot detection. You will enhance the JavaScript by adding new signals, securing the data collected and improving performance. You will also partner with a support team to solve customer problems.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Handling various architecture changes and leading seamless migration of architecture

  • Implementing new features taking them from conception and design through testing and deployment.

  • Improving existing features with new ideas to scale the backed API

  • Performing data analysis for web and mobile platforms

  • Working with our level 3 support to troubleshooting complex problems or any customer issues.

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field and minimum of 5 years of overall software engineering experience.

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript operations and various related gotchas.

  • Have in-depth knowledge of securing the JavaScript, measuring and improving JS performance.

  • Have passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly on your own.

  • Demonstrate proven ability to develop software with high quality under tight schedules with best possible architectures and write clean well structured code

  • Aim for product quality and attention to detail and ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively

  • Have experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.