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Director of Q/A and DevOps - Security

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Required Education and Experience:

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements

*  12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors’ degree in (Engineering or a Technical Discipline) OR

*  10 years of relevant experience and a Masters’ degree OR

*  5 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills:

*  12+ years of overall software quality assurance and/or test automation experience

*  10+ years in a technical or technical management role at a SaaS or cloud software company

*  5+ years of experience managing software testing teams

Desired Skills: 

*  Prior experience Security software is a huge plus.

*  3-5+ years of managing large team(s) of 20+ engineers, with experience managing managers and geographically dispersed resources.

*  Previous hands on experience with test automation frameworks, functional test automation, and automated load/performance testing, AND significant experience managing, growing and successfully integrating a high efficiency test automation program into mainstream development cycles. Prior Selenium experience preferred.

*  Deep agile experience, preferably in a matrix-managed resource environment, with success integrating QA resources and the software testing function at all points of the software development lifecycle.

*  Highly seasoned at balancing structure, process, risk management and time-to-market factors. Well practiced supporting milestone check-ins and release go / no go decisions with structured data.

*  Experience implementing, maintaining and presenting metrics on the testing process (including coverage and effectiveness).

*  Demonstrable experience with the full gamut of software testing, including unit, integration, system, user acceptance, API, and security testing. Penetration testing experience is a plus.

*  Well versed with the QA tools of the trade, such as those for test management and change management systems. Experience with TestRail, Jira and Confluence is ideal.

*  Previous experience running a QA program within a technology compliance framework is a strong plus.

*  Outstanding people management and peer collaboration skills. Communicates exceptionally well, emanates a positive attitude, and is a total team player. Polished presentation skills.

*  Extremely well organized, with excellent troubleshooting ability.

*  Strong self-starter who thrives in a dynamic, very fast-paced environment.

*  Quality assurance, agile or project management certifications are a plus.

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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