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Security Architect

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Professional Services
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022363 Requisition #

Would working with cutting-edge security products excite you?

Would you enjoy consulting on defending against real-time security attacks?

Join our prestigious Professional Services team

Our Professional Services team helps protect some of the largest and most well-known organizations around the world. Supporting our security and enterprise products, we work as part of an integrated team to deliver consultative services. We configure optimized solutions for the unique requirements of every customer.

Partner with our enterprise customers

Working as a trusted advisor with customers you'll deliver the appropriate solutions to respond to a variety of security challenges. Operating across the full product life cycle, you will respond to customer pain-points, creating and implementing solutions to deploy to our platform and problem-solve a huge variety of real-time attacks

As a Security Architect, you will be responsible for:

  • Owning the technical aspects of integration and support configuration, debugging, documenting, testing, and go-live, and mitigating risks
  • Collaborating with cross-functional project teams to scope, set timelines, create technical solutions, and support implementations of projects
  • Analyzing customer traffic and customizing Akamai security solutions to mitigate potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • Participating in ongoing training initiatives to up-skill yourself and train others

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 2 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering, Management Information Systems (MIS), or another related field or its equivalent.
  • Be well versed in how the internet works, it's networks and protocols with understanding of the internet and IP networks, DNS and routing as well as communication protocols such as HTTP or TCP
  • Demonstrate knowledge of application security, such as Security event management, Real Time Traffic Analysis or Security Compliance
  • Have an understanding of full development life cycle
  • Demonstrate the abilty to work proactively and quickly, with a desire to learn and problem solve
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills to while being an accountable member of the team

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavours

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! 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.

Do what you love

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree Cyber Security, Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or its equivalent
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot complex security configurations and perform threat analysis scenarios
  • Display solid understanding of how the internet works, its networks and protocols with understanding of IP networks, DNS and routing as well as communication protocols such as HTTP or TCP
  • Demonstrate knowledge of application security, such as Security event management, Real Time Traffic Analysis or Security Compliance
  • Have an strong understanding of the full development life cycle
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to build trusting relationships with customers
  • Demonstrate the abilty to work proactively and quickly, with a desire to learn and problem solve

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Occasional remote working as required

Working with us


At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.


Working for you


At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.


About us


Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

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 www.akamai.com 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 www.akamai.com/diversity.


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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