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Security Consultant II

Professional Services
020481 Requisition #

Do you relish the prospect of working with cutting-edge cloud security systems?

Would providing consultancy to influence customers’ Internet strategies excite you?


Join our prestigious Professional Services team

Our Professional Services team is a group of Internet technologists and Security experts that support top customers across various verticals globally. We design and implement web, network and security solutions to make the Internet work fast, intelligent and secure. Within the global security services team, we utilize latest security expertise and deploy industry-leading solutions to protect our customers’ applications, data and infrastructure, and deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Partner with our enterprise customers

You will be the primary security services contact to ensure the successful integration and ongoing support of our customers on our platform. Acting as a trusted consultant in this growing, rewarding and high-profile area you will learn and implement creative solutions to help customers fully leverage Akamai’s security products and achieve the desired outcome.

As a Security Consultant, you will be responsible for:

    Ensuring customer success by understanding customer’s requirements, leveraging best practices and offering consulting services that meet customer needs in all phases

    Closely collaborating with integrated account team to evaluate customer web architecture, develop long-term security strategy and deliver the optimal cloud security solutions

    Solving technical problems, demonstrating Akamai’s value, and communicating clearly and effectively to both technical and business audiences

    Participating in ongoing training and internal projects to contribute to best practices, maximize efficiency, and improve methodology and quality of services

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will need to:

    Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, another related field or its equivalent.

    Demonstrate experience in a customer-facing role within the information technology industry

    Have working knowledge of security technology, process and concepts, security event management, or security compliance

    Demonstrate Project management experience to deliver technical projects successfully

    Have Implementation experience with web development, IT system delivery, or security practices

    Demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to build trusting relationships with customers 


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, so we encourage everyone to speak with their direct manager on available options after initial training and certification is complete.

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 team drives 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.

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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