Position Description

Sr. Engineer
Location Boston
Job Code DV311
# of openings 1
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Position Overview:

Limelight Networks engineers' work on high-performance, distributed applications and a robust content delivery platform.  This platform touches on every level of technology including complex algorithms, network protocols, optimizations, big data, streaming video, dynamic web acceleration, mobile delivery, page optimization, FaaS and so much more! We’re looking for highly motivated individuals that can manage in a fast-paced, changing environment with no end to complex challenges. The team is strongly focused on development and heavily influenced by automated testing.  We place a high value on iteration, improvement and people; rather than process and paperwork.  Everyone is working on a variety of components in varying technologies including Go, Python, C, and JavaScript.  

Essential Functions:

  • Passionate and self-motivated 
  • Actively participate in daily scrums utilizing all communication methods
  • Drive efficiency improvements in the deployment and management of systems and services  
  • Support and maintain existing applications and platforms adding new features and improving performance
  • Assist in monitoring, automating and the configuration management of software applications
  • Design, implement, evaluate, and recommend solutions to complex problems in a large multi-tiered enterprise environment
  • Add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments/suggestions and enforcing coding standards
  • Maintain a positive demeanor and a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Ability to travel occasionally as necessary

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in Java, Javascript, SQL, GO
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (bash, python, etc.)
  • Unix or Linux systems experience
  • Mongo DB experience a plus
  • Web services with implementation practice of HTTP, REST, XML, etc.
  • Version Control such as Git, Continuous Integration such as Jenkins, Configuration management such as SaltStack
  • Excellent coordination, planning and written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working within a distributed team environment
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