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Senior DevOps Engineer

020026 Requisition #

Akamai’s NetStorage team is looking for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer . In this role you will work in a small, versatile and passionate team, tackling new problems effectively as we continue to push our technology forward and help operating Akamai’s Net Storage platform.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will:
* Work closely with engineering, customer support and SRE teams to design tools and procedures to reduce the occurrence of any errors in the globally distributed NetStorage production network
* Assist the NetStorage software deployments in the production network to deploy bug fixes and roll out of features by doing feature activations.
* Design procedures and tools for system troubleshooting , maintenance, migrations etc and reduce manual operations work for product improvement.
* Continuously improve visibility and operability of the platform using the data and metrics from the log analysis, customer use cases etc.
* Understand the operational challenges in the product, assist the engineering team with that feedback and prioritization to address them in design and development
* Support the production issue escalation to the development engineering team.

About the team:
The team is responsible for developing and maintaining Akamai’s NetStorage – A globally distributed hybrid storage solution that also has integration with third party cloud vendors for backend byte storage. NetStorage is an essential element to scaling Akamai’s high-quality delivery and media workflow solutions. Providing reliable storage that is dedicated to the transfer of content in a secure, persistent, and geographically replicated method to enable digital content optimization and flexible data transfer.

Required Education and Qualifications
Applicants must meet one of the following experience and education requirements:
* 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree

Required skills
* 5+ years of Software/System development experience
* 3+ years of DevOps experience in a large/global scale distributed system/platform
* 3+ years of experience in working with and troubleshooting Linux based environments.
* 3+ years experience with scripting and automation (Python, Perl, Unix Shell)

Desired skills:
* Experience with public cloud platforms
* Experience with Linux internals and performance tuning
* Experience in networking, streaming or storage in a 24/7 environment
* Strong experience in working with engineering teams executing in Agile/Scrum methodology
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Experience with Databases; SQL and/or NoSQL
* Experience with Web Services & Cloud APIs
* Experience with core Internet technologies; TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS
* Experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, C/C++ or Java
* Deploy and maintain components on a large-scale environment
* Ability to work independently and communicate across functional teams
* Experience with version control tools - Perforce/Git

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

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