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Architect. Principal

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Required Education and Experience

●15 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or

●12 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree or

●8 years of relevant experience and a PhD


Desired Qualifications

●Previous role in a Director/Senior Director or similar position in software and architecture experience designing scalable systems 

●Demonstrable track record of either leading, or being a significant contributor to architectural and or Product Management functions within leading technology companies 

●Shown ability to both lead and facilitate a high performing team 

●Understanding and proficiency with architectural design patterns, and the agile method(s).

●Experience in and commitment to agile software delivery principles and practices

●Ability to create TCO/ROI model, converse with business, technical and developer audiences.

●Strong written and verbal communication and consensus-building skills.

●Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivated, creative, and confident.

●Understanding of cloud native development patterns (micro-services, statelessness, service registry, service discovery, etc.)

●Knowledge of public cloud (i.e. Azure, AWS) Infra, Containers, Kubernetes, Virtual Machines, DevOps, and Linux.

●Able to travel domestically and internationally (approximately 30%)


Other Information

●Is relocation available for this position: No

●Is US Citizenship required: No 

●Is a Security Clearance Required: No

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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