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Architect - Media

Professional Services
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Required Education and Experience 
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: 
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, another related technical field or its equivalent or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or another related technical field. 

Required Skills 
* 6+ years in consulting, professional services and/or other customer-facing role focused on delivering technical products or services.
* 2+ years experience with technologies including: HLS,  Smooth Streaming, DASH, RTMP, TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SSL. 

* Experience in streaming media protocols, codecs, and transports/container format

Desired Skills 
* 2+ Years business experience which may include P/L responsibilities, experience as a startup owner, or product management.
* Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Alternatively, Master’s degree in Business Administration.
* Experience with strategy and/or technology consulting.
* Solid understanding of complex digital media system architectures and infrastructures, including experience with workflow, distribution, and analytics
* Experience with cloud architecture and security
* Proven knowledge of web servers, application servers, accelerators, routers and caching devices.
* Experience with designing scalable web infrastructure and troubleshooting web performance related issues.
* Experience with web performance measurement and web optimization techniques.
* Proven ability with mobile network architecture and application development.
* Proven ability working within a Content Delivery Network. 
* Development experience in Python, Javascript, Java, ASP.NET or Unix shell scripting.
* Experience in the automation of media workflows

* Experience with full software development lifecycle.
* Proven ability to manage large projects, problem solve, make quick decisions and a passion for excellence. 
* Ability to operate independently and apply strategic thinking with technical depth. 
* Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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