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Senior Security Engineer

Software Engineering
016674 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree

Required Skills
* 3+ years of experience in Linux/Unix administration, including hardening and vulnerability management
* 3+ years of experience managing AWS services (VPC, EC2, RDS, S3, KMS, Lambda, etc.)
* 2+ years of experience with automation and test harness development (Unit, Functional, Regression, Security)
* 2+ years of experience with scripting (Python, Perl, Shell)
* 2+ years of experience with infrastructure automation frameworks such as Fabric, Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
* 2+ years of experience with SDLC tools (GIT, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins) and source, build/release, and configuration management in a CI/CD environment

Desired Skills
* Knowledge of Cloud, Public Cloud security best practices and monitoring of systems and services hosted in the cloud (IaaS, SaaS etc)
* Knowledge of project management tasks, experience creating application documentation, and demonstrated ability to train other team members
* Experience with virtualization and containerization solutions (Kubernetes, Docker)
* Web Application Development (C, Java, Python, Javascript, Web Services/REST)
* SOC or NOC experience
* Experience with cloud vulnerability management tools (e.g. AWS Inspector, Alert Logic, Rapid7, etc.)
* Experience with AppSec code review tools (e.g. Black Duck, , Veracode, Coverity, etc.)
* AWS/Security certifications (e.g. AWS SA/DevOps, CISSP, SANS GIAC, CPT/CEH, etc.)

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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