Akamai Technologies, Inc. Software Development Engineer in Test in Prague, Czech Republic

Software Development Engineer in Test

Prague, Czech Republic


Jul 12, 2017 Post Date

009548 Requisition #

About the Job

Akamai is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test who is able to program in Python and has interest in one of C, C++; expertise with Internet protocols (HTTP, TCP, UDP, IP, ...) is welcome and understanding the basic concepts of software testing is a plus

About the Team

The team located in Prague (Czech Republic) ensures the high quality of Akamai’s client acceleration solutions available to multiple platforms (Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, OS X, Browser-based) that are used daily around the globe on tens of thousands of Akamai servers and millions of end-user devices


  • Design, develop and maintain automated test cases based on information obtained from documentation, specification, an issue tracking system and people both from inside and outside of Akamai – with deep understanding and impact identification of such information.

  • Trigger the execution of automated test cases and evaluate their results, report issues and provide feedback to the development and other quality assurance teams.

  • Design, maintain, use and enhance tools for automation (internal as well as external)

  • Set up both simple and complex test scenarios and environments (e.g., client and server with specific artificial network delay or loss)


Basic Qualifications

  • Written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Ability to write code in Python 3.X

  • Interest in one of C, C++ Power user on one of Linux, OS X, Android, iOS, Windows

Desired Qualifications

  • Technical skills

  • Experience with Jenkins or similar continuous integration tool is a plus

  • Experience with virtualization and network emulation technologies is a plus

  • Understanding of HTTP, TCP, UDP, IP and other Internet protocols is a plus

  • Working knowledge of video encoding, streaming and packaging is a plus

  • Testing skills

  • Understanding of testing processes and methodologies is a plus

  • Successful candidate must undergo the HireRight background and reference check

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

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. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.