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Product Management
019944 Requisition #

Akamai is seeking a talented product and strategy leader to join the Carrier and DNS Business Unit as Senior Product Manager of Threat Intelligence for Akamai’s DNS Threat Intelligence solutions. The leader will be responsible for managing the threat intelligence strategy, technology architecture and products. In this role, the applicant will manage the threat intelligence strategy and vision while also contributing to the roadmap, documenting threat intelligence requirements, as well as the corresponding engineering backlog. Working with the broader Akamai Security team (beyond the BU), the applicant will also be a key participant in defining, driving, and delivering on Akamai’s strategic vision for Threat Intelligence.

In addition, the applicant will be responsible for working on sensitive customer escalations, overseeing security effectiveness tests, preparing and presenting customer-facing external content, and determining partners to improve our threat intelligence. The applicant will also work with marketing to reintroduce Akamai’s Data Science Security Report. Ideal candidates will have expertise in Threat Intelligence, CyberSecurity, DNS technology, ISP customers and the market. Reporting to the Senior Director of Products, the Role will work closely with the Platform and Carrier Engineering team, Media and Carrier leadership team, other Threat teams within Akamai and the relevant Sales teams.

As a Senior Product Manager you will:
* Provide direction to a team of Data Science and Data Engineers working on Threat Intelligence
* Lead the future technology strategy for Threat Intelligence in the BU
* Create & maintain threat intelligence “roadmap”
* Document threat intelligence requirements
* Oversee security effectiveness tests
* Handle sensitive customer escalations
* Prepare and presenting customer-facing content
* Support external marketing activities
* Leverag partners to improve our threat intelligence
* Work closely with the Enterprise and Security Products group on Threat strategies
* Build and maintain technical proficiency with tools and technologies used by carrier products and Akamai’s Enterprise products
* Stay current and knowledgeable on relevant industry, competitor, and customer developments
* Participate in architecture and design discussions and reviews
* Respond to functional and technical elements of RFPs or similar documentation
* Respond to internal technical requests for information/reviews during the product development lifecycle
* Create and present internally and to customers
* Have the ability to travel up to 25% of the time for customer and industry interaction

About the Team
Akamai’s Carrier and DNS Products BU is the group that defines, develops, and sells Akamai’s Carrier and DNS products to network operators and enterprises. The group is responsible for Akamai’s DNS portfolio and strategy, & Aura Network Solutions. The group also incorporates the strength of Akamai’s global platform packaged into products and sold to network service providers (Telcos, ISPs, MSOs). The BU collaborates closely with the other product and engineering groups within Akamai as well many external partners and customers.

Required Education and Experience:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree

Required Skills:
* 8+ years of overall product management experience
* 5+ years of experience with public cloud platforms, distributed computing, and/or content distribution technologies
* 3+ years of experience working in Cyber security, Threat Intelligence and/or DNS technologies

Desired Skills:
* Experience working with high performing, high availability, mission critical systems
* Highly responsible, self-directed, motivational, creative, confident and a quick learner
* Experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment
* Very strong communication and organizational skills
* Experience architecting and building large scaled distributed systems
* Experience working with Enterprise technologies
* Experience with Akamai’s Security products
* Experience with video delivery and adaptive bitrate streaming over HTTP

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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