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
Responsible for complete network setup and ensure its smooth running Administer servers, computers, routers, switches, firewalls, software deployment Support LANs, WANs, network segments Maintain and configuring servers Must be Trained in network administration. Update windows 7/8/10 or Linux Maintain and monitor networks, system security.