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Senior DevOps Engineer

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Software Engineering
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Akamai is seeking a dynamic DevOps Engineer who is well versed in system, networking, security and would like to work in a high performance, large scale environment. The DevOps Engineer will be joining the DevOps infra team who is responsible for big data infrastructure, configuration management and deployment automations in Akamai Security engineering group. We are seeking a person experienced in both system and coding, that have worked in large environments and wants to drive large infrastructure changes

The team is part of the CSI (Cloud Security Intelligence) engineering group. As part of the DevOps Infrastructure team you will be responsible for different areas of systems development: designing analyzing and setting up systems, preform performance analysis, seek and integrate new technologies and improving automated processes for system operation.

About the Team:

The Web Security group is focused on creating active and analytical tools for securing Akamai’s many customers. Leveraging Akamai's core strengths of its highly distributed cloud-based platform, the security tools are exposed to nearly 30% of the global world traffic. This massive amount of data allowed the security become industry leading products that provides rapid visibility and controls for protection against constantly changing attack profiles.
As part of Akamai's Web Security BU, you'll be working on innovating and developing new and groundbreaking Big Data products in the largest scale exists with real time needs and world impact.

Responsibilities:
  • Release process delivery, configuration management, production stability and high availability
  • Provide tools and procedures for system management by operational teams
  • Design, create, test and integrate new big data related technologies
  • Analyze performance and stability issues in both development and production environment 
  • Manage the Development environment automated installation and migration processes
  •  Improve the systems security, performance, monitoring and management

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of operating linux systems
  • 5+ Experience with script language (Strong advantage for Python)
  • 3+ Experience working with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skill
  • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work in a fast paced, results oriented environment 
  • Top notch English Writing and Verbal abilities.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with BigData (specifically Hadoop: Cloudera/HotronWorks). 
  • Experience in virtualization (Docker, VmWare, kvm, Ovirt)
  • Experience in DB, sql and performance tuning

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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