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Enterprise Architect - Live Streaming and Major Events

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Enterprise Architects (EA) - Events are a part of the Akamai Customer Event Team and work with Akamai's clients and cross-functional teams within Akamai to ensure the success of live internet events. An Enterprise Architect is a senior level technology leader who provides technical advisory services to key decision makers and provides design and implementation services for the technical development for enterprise customers using the Akamai’s Intelligent Edge Platform to deliver internet events.


As an Enterprise Architect, you will be expected to:


* Work closely with the account teams and be the technical expert to drive the customer’s strategy for events.

* Work alongside account team to evaluate requirements, architect the appropriate solution, and integrate it.

* Identify improvements to Akamai products, platforms and workflows, and advocate for their implementation.

* Actively develop junior staff within Akamai through training and one-on-one mentorship.

* Travel minimally to supported customer’s offices and Akamai’s major facilities when necessary (5% travel).

* Be flexible in one’s work schedule -- as events most often occur outside of normal business hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.



Required Education and Experience

 * 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, another related field or its equivalent.

 * 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science, another related field or its equivalent.


 Required Skills

* 8 years in consulting, professional services and/or other customer-facing role focused on delivering technical products or services

* 2 years of experience with Internet technologies such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SSL

* Minimum 1 year of experience with streaming, OTT Broadcasting, software patch events, game launches, Black Friday commerce season, etc.


Desired Skills

* Experience on projects supporting large internet-based events.

* Proven ability working with a Content Delivery Network, and demonstrable knowledge of its function.

* Experience designing, troubleshooting and optimizing scalable web infrastructure or streaming media solutions.

* Software development experience in scripting languages (such as Python, Unix shell scripts, Perl, etc.)

* Experience with full software development lifecycle models.

* 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, 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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