Job Description – Engineering Manager About the Job The LUNA group is looking for a strong Engineering Manager to lead an engineering team in Bangalore that is responsible for building customer applications on the Akamai Platform. You will work with other engineers, Customer Care group and other groups in Akamai to improve upon existing applications and create new applications for the LUNA Control Center. About the Team LUNA Control Center is Akamai’s main portal. It is the critical system that all of our customers interact with to gather traffic analytics, manage configurations, fetch training and support materials and view their bills. The LUNA group is responsible for the software infrastructure and technical evolution of Luna Control Center. Development engineers in the Portal team execute full lifecycle development of a large-scale multi-tier web application: requirements analysis, application design, implementation and deployment to customer-facing production. Responsibilities: • Recruit, mentor, and lead a large team of talented engineers to their full potential. • Communicate clearly and honestly with internal and external stakeholders about progress, roadblocks, and timelines. • Inspire engineers to work hard, leading by example and keeping enthusiasm high in tight-deadline situations. • Oversee technical scoping and design of projects, ensuring projects deliver the expected value on time. • Handle day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, managing time off, and coordinating with Human Resources. • Work closely with management to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain progress. • Foster innovation in the team to develop features that push Akamai’s offerings well beyond those of our competitors. Basic Qualifications • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. • Overall experience: 10+ years of software development experience. • Experience managing engineering teams and mission-critical software projects with customer-facing deliverables on tight deadlines. • Experience with the complete software development process. • Experience in J2EE development. Desired Qualifications • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, small-team environment. • Experience with cross-platform, multi-browser web app development. • Excellent verbal communication skills. • Strong communication and organizational skills. • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivational, creative, and confident. • Web development experience as a senior engineer/architect ideal. • Understanding of Internet protocols, including IP, HTTP, TCP, DNS.
We are looking for python developers who have good exposure to distributed systems. This will be an IC role, candidates with excellent design and coding skills are preferred. Must be willing to adapt to new languages as the team is very dynamic in nature. ABOUT THE JOB Is Big Data really big? If you want to explore this area, learn what massive data volumes mean and how internet works, join Distributed Data Engineering team – a small group of elite software engineers that analyze, design and implement system software that brings new functionality, increased reliability, and enhanced scalability to Akamai’s high-performance Distributed Data platform. ABOUT THE TEAM The Distributed Data Engineering team (DDE) develops and operates the networks that process aggregate and store data about every transaction that involves Akamai edge network servers. Data owned by DDE is being consumed for the purposes of customers billing, customer analytics, business decisions support, Akamai’s cost structure management and Akamai’s network management. DDE currently receives over 2PB of data/day and maintains a data store that processes 3 trillion records daily. The product development team within DDE has end-to-end responsibility for the design, development and deployment of the platform components that enable one of the world’s largest cloud-based data systems. ELEVATOR PITCH 3 REASONS WHY A GREAT CANDIDATE SHOULD GET ATTRACTED TO THIS OPPORTUNITY. 1. This role plays a very critical role in performance-critical message brokering subsystem 2. This role demands to analyze, design and implement system software that brings new functionality, increased reliability, and enhanced scalability to Akamai’s high-performance Distributed Data platform. 3. The expectation is to take the ownership of the design of the platform components that enable one of the world’s largest cloud-based data systems. RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop new and enhance existing features for DDE's massively distributed system • Work on performance-critical message brokering subsystem • Work on data collection, processing, and access subsystems • Work on projects that focus on system scalability, performance, and security • Drive feature development from idea inception through design and testing to operational deployment • Follow SW development methodology best practices, including collaboration with QA departments to successfully deploy high-quality new system components BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred • 6+ years of experience developing SW on Python • 3+ years of experience with Linux and distributed systems • Knowledge of networking principles, including TCP/IP, SSH, SSL and HTTP protocols • Knowledge of software development and design principles • Ability to troubleshoot complex network problems and customer issues DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Proven track record of delivering large amounts of high quality, complex code • Highly responsible, motivated, able to work with little supervision • Experience with BigData systems (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka etc.) and principles (Map/Reduce, etc) • Experience with scripting, e.g. Perl, Python, bash and API's such as SOAP and/or RESTful • Experience with DBMS, e.g. PostGRE SQL, MySQL, etc