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Senior Performance Engineer

Performance Engineering
016132 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience:
* 5 years of relevant experience and Bachelors degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and Masters degree

Required Skills
* 5+ years experience working in Linux/Unix environment
* 5+ years of experience working with SQL
* 2+ years experience working with at least one of the following: Perl, Python, shell

Desired Qualifications
* Strong written and verbal communication
* Ability to be self-directed in project work
* Proven success working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment
* Strong desire to learn and increase knowledge set
* Strong analytical skills, ability to extract and analyze data, diagnose root causes and implement practical solutions
* Experience with database systems such as Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL a big plus
* Experience interacting with Rest APIs
* Basic understanding of Internet protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, DNS

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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