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Platform Operations Engineer

Software Engineering
019414 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience:

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

* 2+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or

* Equivalent professional experience


Required Skills:

* 2+ years experience with linux administration and troubleshooting

* 2+ years experience administering operational infrastructure for software products

* 2+ years experience with scripting languages

* 2+ years experience with command-line utilities such as bash, grep, ssh, powershell, etc.

* 2+ years experience with version control systems such as svn, mercurial, git, etc. (we use git)

* 2+ years server-side development experience

* 2+ years experience programming in python, java, etc.

* Minimum of 2 years of experience working with cloud-based architectures


Desired Skills:

* Minimum of 2 years working with distributed databases

* Minimum of 2 years of experience / hands on with enterprise-level SaaS software concepts including services-oriented architecture, high availability, scalability, maintainability, concurrency, and distributed computing

* Minimum of 2 years of experience working with SOAP and/or REST web services

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

* Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

* Experience supporting continuous integration / delivery pipelines including environment reproduction, deployment, resource scaling

* Experience with configuration-management / automation frameworks like Ansible, Terraform, Consul and CI/CD tooling and methodologies

* Experience using JIRA for issue tracking

* Experience with Agile software methodologies such as SCRUM and Kanban

* Familiarity with software testing concepts including unit testing, functional testing, regression testing, continuous integration testing, and performance testing

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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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