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Senior Release Engineer

Software Engineering
022268 Requisition #

Do you relish the prospect of working with cutting-edge network security systems?

Do you love collaborating with teams to solve complex challenges?

Join our Zero Trust team protecting our Enterprise customers

Our multi-functional Zero Trust team is responsible for building strict network security frameworks to protect our enterprise customers. As specialists, we collaborate on a wide variety of projects supporting automation, deployment and monitoring of 3rd party cloud infrastructure. Working in this exciting, thriving enterprise- security space we enjoy opportunities to support both core infrastructure and next generation initiatives.

Help us build the future of Enterprise Security

As a Senior Release Engineer, you'll develop automation and release procedures and practices for our mobile and desktop applications and cloud services. Influence the way we bring to market innovative solutions, building the future of enterprise security. Working at the cutting-edge of network security with highly skilled colleagues, you'll enjoy challenges in an exciting, dynamic learning environment.

As a Senior Release Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical expertise on release process and management
  • Designing and implementing tools and pipelines that help automate builds and releases
  • Managing and facilitating engineering and release plans, execution and workflows
  • Effectively communicating your designs and implementation within the team and across other groups across the company
  • Collaborating with other software engineering teams to influence and shape the design process and product development

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent
  • Have considerable experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash or Groovy
  • Be skilled with Continuous Integration tools (i.e. Jenkins) and version control software (i.e. Git, Perforce)
  • Possess an understanding of working with orchestration and configuration frameworks such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! 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.



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