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Senior Release Engineer

017864 Requisition #

Akamai’s NetStorage team is looking for an experienced Build and Release Engineer. In this role you will be responsible for the design and development of builds, scripts, installation procedures, and systems including source code control and issue tracking. 

As a Senior Release Engineer you will:
* Administer NetStorage builds and releases on an on-going basis.
* Work with Engineering, DevQA, SQA, release team to managing scheduling, milestones for the release end to end 
* Improve release build process toward continuous integration.
* Write Scripts for various dashboard tracking, build and installation procedures.
* Coordinate and track release deployment progress.
* Coordinate with cross functional teams to bring in any security vulnerability patches to the platform in a timely manner to maintain compliance
* Track and plan the fixes and patches for ESVs in the 3rd party Open Source software used in the product

About the team:
The team is responsible for developing and maintaining Akamai’s NetStorage solution – the largest, globally distributed storage solution on the market. 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 Bachelors degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a Master degree

Required skills and Experience 
* 5+ years of experience deploying Cloud applications and defining the release lifecycle.
* 5+ years of experience with release engineering and software development lifecycle in a Linux/Unix environment. 
* 3+ years experience with source control management systems such as Perforce and/or GIT .
* 3+ years experience with release management and tracking tools such as JIRA, Jenkins, Confluence etc. 
* 3+ years experience with scripting languages such as Perl or Python.

Desired Qualifications
* Excellent verbal/written skills.
* Good experience in working with software teams executing in Agile/Scrum methodology 
* Good knowledge Unix/Linux commands.
* Knowledge in C++, Python build, make files. 
* Knowledge in security certification, PCI or FedRamp.
* Training in Quality Processes like ISO/CMM.
* Experience with Docker Containers
* Experience with Coverity and Jenkins 
* Experience with RDBMS and SQL, preferably in Oracle.
* Experience with JIRA, Bugzilla, Confluence
* Experience in playing the Scrum Master role in a software development team that has gone through Agile Transformation. 

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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