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Security Operations Center Specialist II

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*2+ years of customer facing experience in creating Akamai Platform bases solutions (Web) OR Web-Application Security

*3+ years of Customer facing experience on one or more among the following three domains and zeal to learn the rest:

  1. Akamai Web Platform:
    • Design Akamai Metadata based delivery (Web) configurations for large enterprises – with complete understanding of Akamai platform features
    • Architect delivery solutions using Akamai Web products
    • Akamai platform log analysis
  2. Core Networking
    • Troubleshooting with deep packet inspection (extensive use of tcpdump or wireshark)
    • Expert on core networking protocols, IPSEC, VPN, BGP and very deep understanding of OSI components.
    • Support or troubleshooting experience with Network security products
  3. Web-application security,
    • Customer facing pen testing
    • Web application designing and security

* Excellent large enterprise level customer handing and professional consulting skills

* CCNP or 3 years equivalent experience in network troubleshooting (subnetting, network tools, etc.)

* Working knowledge of network protocols & topologies, with concentration in internet-web communications

* Technical Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or 4 years equivalent experience in Information Technology


Desired Qualifications 

* Working knowledge of network routing and network troubleshooting

* Knowledge of various security threats, web-application and DDoS attack types

* Working knowledge of tcpdump and Wireshark traffic analyzing tools

* Ability to navigate bash and administer a linux system

* Perl/PHP/Python experience a huge plus

* CEH,CCNA/CCNP, ITIL, RHCT, Linux+ or any GIAC certifications is a plus

* Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment without unnecessarily increasing stress levels

* Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail

* Ability to handle contention and potential conflict situations with clients professionally

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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