Job Description

Are you excited about working with cutting-edge network technologies?

Are you someone who likes to build hardware in your free time?

Join our Server Team

Akamai's Infrastructure Engineering & Operations organization builds and maintains Akamai's Platformone of the world's largest distributed platforms. Our Server Hardware Engineering team is responsible for designing, qualifying, and testing servers destined for our growing network.

Partner with the best

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be designing, qualifying, testing and documenting new BIOS and Firmware for Akamai servers destined for our growing network. You will also be interacting with our vendors, often evaluating pre-release hardware and offering Akamai's input into their future product design.

As a Software Engineer Senior, you will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating, building, testing and maintaining firmware and BIOS stacks
  • Creating specifications and design documentation for server hardware
  • Validating pre-production hardware performance and functionality
  • Providing feedback to other team members to improve systems and processes
  • Contributing to software development life cycle from conception to deployment to deliver high quality software solutions

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have relevant experience and a Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Have experience with the following languages: C/C++, Python, Bash
  • Have experience with one or more of the following UEFI, Coreboot, LinuxBoot, Libreboot, SeaBIOS, Aptio, AMIBIOS
  • Have experience with Git or equivalent version control framework
  • Demonstrate excellence with debugging and troubleshooting hardware and firmware
  • Possess experience with embedded OS and system design principles
  • Be open for a hybrid work (3 days on-site a week) in Cracow

Work in a way that works for you

FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

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We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.

At Akamai, we're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

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