SQA Engineer II

Akamai Technologies Inc Cambridge, MA
Akamaiis looking for a SQA Engineer with a minimum of 3 years testing and automationexperience combined with the skills and passion to help build system-level testautomation and execute automated and manual tests for some of Akamai's mostinteresting and complex technologies. You will be on a team responsible fortesting the performance, reliability, scalability, security, and functionalityof Akamai's system monitoring and management technologies. These systemssupport and operate behind the scenes to provide the fault-tolerant and highlyscalable core of Akamai's configuration and health monitoring systems.


* Develop test coverage for network software applications

* Ensure that system and software under test meet product design/specifications

* Perform full SQA cycle for software releases in a fast-pace environment. Thisincludes, but is not limited to, gathering specs, developing test plans,running automated and manual tests as needed, and analyzing test results

* Perform technical risk assessment and contribute to decisions related torelease readiness and schedules

* Continuously improve testing methodologies, procedures and environment

* Continuously develop and enhance automated test suites to improve efficiency

* Maintain our large-scale, distributed test environment

* Regularly review and improve test coverage

Aboutthe Team:

ThePlatform Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing acrossmultiple technologies and systems developed at Akamai. This group is focused onintegrating these technologies and focusing on real-world, end-to-end testingto ensure all of Akamai's systems integrate and deploy to Akamai's Platform.

Required Education and Experience:

Applicants must meet one of the following education andexperience requirements:

* 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degreeequivalent or

* Relevant experience and a Master's degree or PhD or

* Relevant Professional Experience


* Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field

* 2+years of experience developing or testing network software applications

* 2+years of experience using databases and SQL commands

* 2+years of experience developing automation in Python, Perl, Java or C++

* 2+years of experience working in Linux/Unix environment

Desired Qualifications:

* Experience with testing very large scale, distributed systems, includingnetworking

* Experience with test frameworks, such as pytest

* Familiarity with continuous integration systems (such as, Jenkins)

* Familiarity with test tools (such as, Selenium)

* Strong problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills, attention todetail

* Willingness and flexibility to switch between multiple high priorityassignments

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills

* Highly driven, positive attitude, self-motivated and team player