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Senior Data Protection Engineer

General & Administrative
015860 Requisition #
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Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as an Engineer including deployment, configuration, management and support of backup solutions (e.g. NetBackup)

  • 3+ years experience as an Engineer including deployment, configuration, management and support of storage solutions (e.g. NetApp, Oracle) and storage replication technologies (e.g. Snapmirror, Snapvault, ZFS )

  • 3+ years experience with storage components; Cisco MDS Fiber Switches, CIFS/NFS/iSCSI, and Authentication (Kerberos)

  • 3+ years experience working with virtual environments, clustering technologies, and database systems

  • 3+ years experience in Storage+Server Architecture (Server Configuration, Security, and Networking)

  • 3+ years experience with storage management access and monitoring

  • 3+ years experience with advanced familiarity with most operating system commands/utilities on Windows and/or Linux

  • 2+ years experience designing SAN and NAS storage solutions for large-scale environments

  • 2+ years of cloud storage experience

  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP routing, VLANs, DNS, DHCP,  LACP bonding (various modes) and high availability networking

  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills for both storage performance and connectivity issues

  • Must have strong analytical skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; ability to effectively explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff including executives

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organization skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • A 4-year college degree

  • Experience working with VMware Virtualization and Oracle Databases as it relates to backup

  • Experience working with offsite backup methodologies, including; tape drives, cloud services, information management companies (e.g. Retrievex, Iron Mountain)

  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration and Service automation tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SCCM)

  • Experience with Cloud Hosting services (AWS, Azure, GCE, Openstack)

  • Programming experience in shell, python, perl

  • Experience with documentation and training

  • Experience working with geographically dispersed team members and customers

  • Good understanding of the ITIL frameworks along with the incident, problem and change management processes and procedures

  • Willingness to take initiative and to overcome obstacles to achieve personal, organizational, and company goals

  • Passion for pushing the limits of storage technologies and their use in the workplace as a means to accomplish business objectives

  • Good analytical skills and Project Management skills

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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