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Assistant Program Manager

Program/Project Management
019537 Requisition #


The GSS Products and Marketing Team is looking for a Project Assistant to help administer the Akamai University (AU). The Associate Program Manager will be responsible for managing AU operations in different geographical theatres (North America, EMEA, and APAC).

Please mind that this is a long term contract role (12 months). 

About the team:

Akamai University is part of the Global Services and Support organizations, providing Akamai customers with specially designed, in-depth workshops on the Akamai Core Products. The workshops are delivered live, both in classrooms and virtually around the world.


 Providing assistance to the team on on-going AU operations - maintaining AU schedule of trainings, scheduling classroom workshops and virtual classes in Adobe Connect,

 Providing practical, action-focused recommendations on AU delivery process optimization


 Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 Experience of working in a corporate environment

 Understanding of training delivery methods

 Exceptional interpersonal skills and great command of English

 Ability to work as a part of the team operating in fast‐paced, rapidly changing environment

Desired Skills:

 Experience working in a technical organization or the high-tech industry.

 Effective at spoken and written communication.

 Highly organized with a demand for detail and procedures.

 Experience and a desire to progress within a global services organization.

 Experience working within a fast moving, high-tech environment.

 "Self-starter" personality with ability to self-motivate in fast paced environment.

 Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 Detail-oriented drive to investigate and dissect information with a strong focus on quality.


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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