About the job
Akamai's Media Engineering team is looking for a self:motivated, highly productive Engineer who will be responsible for developing the core features/functionalities of the distributed Streaming Servers. The candidate should take pride in writing readable, maintainable, and highly reliable software that runs on a large distributed network. The candidate would also interact with other customer facing organizations handling customer escalations to engineering.
About the Team
The candidate will be part of the Media Engineering team thats responsible for the software that runs Akamais world:wide Flash, FFS and HD Network for Internet broadcasting, one of the largest distributed systems in the world. The Akamai HD Network coincides with the next evolution in online video delivery. Delivering on the promise of the Internet, the Akamai HD Network offers the largest video distribution capacity ready for market use today. That means content producers : including large:scale broadcasters and film distributors : can now deliver live and on:demand HD:quality online video using Flash, Silverlight, and high:quality video on the iPhone and iPad.
: You will design and implement features for the streaming servers, seeing development from conception and design through testing and deployment.
: You will implement scalable and robust systems using C/C++, Perl etc.
: You will also work as Engineering Subject Matter Experts for escalations from our customer facing groups.
: BE or equivlent degree in Computer Science, with at least 2 years of C/C++ development experience.
: Knowledge of Internet protocols and standards (including TCP/IP, HTTP, RTP/RTSP, RTMP) and of networked and distributed systems.
: Knowledge of systems and network programming on Windows or Linux.
: Exposure to streaming/media technologies is a advantage
No one carries more of the worlds Web traffic than Akamai, so working with Akamai means you're helping some of the world's best known brands succeed in bringing any experience to any device, anywhere. Cloud computing, SaaS, eCommerce, online entertainment and dynamic personalized experiences are all fueled by Akamai technology. Join Akamai and you join a culture that's extremely intelligent, strongly supportive and passionately committed to delivering world:class solutions. Some of the best minds in business, mathematics, and engineering work at Akamai : leading, learning and shaping the future of the Internet.
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