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Network Infrastructure Engineer, APAC

018784 Requisition #

About Akamai


As the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery and security platform, we are passionate technologists who believes in the power of technology across the big wide web. Akamai’s portfolio of web and mobile performance, cloud security, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions help other businesses to focus on what matters to them. We empower the world to be more connected, faster, safer and secure. To learn why the top financial institutions, e-commerce leaders, media & entertainment providers, and government organizations trust Akamai please visit,, or @Akamai on Twitter.



The role


We are looking for a Network Infrastructure Engineer to join the Network Service Management team at Akamai. In this role, you will be responsible for the deployment and maintenance of network equipment across Asia Pacific & Japan. This infrastructure delivers Akamai’s Content Distribution Network as well as our Internet Security products.

  • Collaborate closely with field technicians, ISPs and Akamai partners for installation and maintenance of Akamai Network Infrastructure.
  • Project-manage server deployments and network installations work closely with Network Architects, Network Engineers, Contract Managers, and Operations staff.
  • Coordination with internal operations and engineering staff during pre and post-install stages of deployment projects. 
  • Designing, deploying, configuring and maintaining networks.
  • Remotely identify hardware problems, repair network, switch and router issues.
  • Managing Akamai’s hardware assets
  • Recruit, train and manage field technicians.
  • Identify, assess, track, and mitigate issues and risks.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks and manage escalations.
  • Occasionally work in non-office hours may be required.



About the Team


Our Network Infrastructure organization is a diverse, distributed team who are responsible for Akamai’s Edge Platform - one of the world’s largest distributed platforms consisting of over 250,000+ servers across 137 countries. The Akamai Edge Platform handles a significant portion of the world’s Internet traffic.


The Network Infrastructure Engineering team build and maintain the Akamai network and work closely with field technicians, ISPs, partners and internal operations and engineering staff

to support our continued growth. Responsibilities included managing the deployment of new networks infrastructure, remotely diagnosing hardware problems, facilitating server repairs, and managing Akamai’s hardware assets.  


You will work closely with other internal teams in Akamai’s Network Infrastructure group to translate requirements from network strategists, network architects, network engineers, capacity planners and program managers into specific deployment projects.

A key responsibility will also be working with network implementation managers and network engineers to ensure that the deployment projects are planned and implemented accurately and efficiently in a timely manner.

You Have


  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or related field or commensurate experience
  • 2-4 years of hands-on network/server HW experience.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to plan and execute projects.
  • Layer 2 troubleshooting skills and basic layer 3 concepts.
  • Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux command-line interface (CLI).



Great to Have


  • Familiarity with routers and managed switches.
  • Should be experienced in large-scale data center hardware deployments and building scaling infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of Networking concepts such as IP addressing, DHCP, VLAN, Internet Protocols like TCP/IP and DNS.
  • Ability to anticipate risk and plan contingencies.
  • Exposure to project management.
  • Comfortable with Linux and hardware systems support in an Internet operations environment.
  • Additional languages skills such as Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese would be well regarded

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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