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Application Developer IV
Ref No.: 18-14620
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Job title: Application Developer IV
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: 3+ month contract (potential to extend)

The Application Engineer role will be responsible for developing applications in support of Akamai's Marketing objectives. These applications include, but are not limited to, APIs to power data visualizations, sales enablement tools to support Akamai's various business units, and custom data visualizations to be displayed on Akamai's web properties and various control centers. This role combines strong development expertise with proven delivery practices. It requires excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, and a willingness to learn.

Required Skills:
● 4+ years of experience in scripting languages such as Python or PHP
● Working knowledge of APIs / Data formats like JSON and XML
● Solid troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to reach innovative options quickly required.
● 2+ years working with modern front-end frameworks such as AngularJS / React
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Experience working in libraries like Highcharts and D3

Top Skills Needed for the role:
Skill 1 – Python Development
Skill 2 – Database Development
Skill 3 – API Development