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Senior Platform Operations Engineer

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Required Education and Experience
Applicants must the following education and experience requirements:
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree Computer Science or its equivalent

Required Skills:
● 6+ years of experience in operations or system administration
● 3+ years of experience working with Unix/Linux systems
● 3+ years of experience working with networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, etc.)
● 2+ years of experience building and maintaining SQL scripts and complex queries for data analysis and extraction
● 1+ year of experience in one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl, shell)
● 3+ years of experience with internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and SSL

Desired Skills:
● Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
● Strong written and verbal communication
● Able to work independently
● Experience with the operational support of Internet-scale systems
● Proven ability to combine technical knowledge, logic, and analysis to effectively solve problems in a large complex production environment
● Effectively communicate and collaborate with remote teams
● Self-motivated with a consistent drive towards results
● Project management experience.
● Proven leadership skills in a challenging, fast-paced and evolving environment

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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