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Engineering Manager

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About the Job

How can we effectively monitor and collect telemetry for a large scale, highly distributed network? We are looking for an individual who will lead a team of engineers to build out our next generation solution of new services and infrastructure to meet this challenge. The job provides the opportunity to be a key part of a team that will be combining cutting edge open-source products with innovative in-house technology to produce solutions that will meet Akamai’s data needs.

About the Team

The Platform Data Services (PDS) team owns services that collect, process, store and provide access to data for Akamai. The Telemetry team supports an end to end solution for delivery of telemetry. We are a small but high performing team working on Akamai’s telemetry use cases. Our responsibility includes design, development and deployment of platform components that enable fast, reliable, delivery of data at Akamai scale.


* Lead engineering team in design, development and rollout telemetry services
* Lead by example; mentor, coach and develop career of team members
* Inspire and enable innovation, help team members to achieve their full potential
* Partner with system architects, functional managers and program managers to deliver to market mission critical data systems
* Manage team priorities, effectively communicate status of committed projects
* Develop new and enhance existing capabilities in our data system for Akamai customer
* Work on performance-critical functions of the data system
* Work on projects that focus on system scalability and security
* Follow SW development methodology best practices

Required Education and Experience
* 10+ years of relevant work experience and a degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Required Qualifications
* 10+ years of experience with Linux and distributed systems
* 3+ years of experience with massive data systems platforms (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc) and design principles (Data Modeling, Streaming vs Batch processing, Distributed Messaging, etc)
* 3+ years of networking experience, including TCP/IP, SSH, SSL and HTTP protocols
* 3+ years of leading engineering teams to deliver large amounts of high quality solution for complex system-level problems

Desired Qualifications
* MS in Computer Science or equivalent
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Highly responsible, motivated, able to work with little direction
* Experience with design and development of data systems
* Experience with scripting and API's design and development
* Ability to troubleshoot complex network problems and customer issues

Other Information
* Is relocation available for this position: 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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