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Site Reliability Engineer

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About the Job

This position will offer the opportunity to be part of the highly motivated team that works on software that runs one of the largest distributed systems in the world. You will be an integral part of our aggressive growth strategy for supporting, operationalizing and creating highly innovative solutions for our security products and infrastructure driving unprecedented traffic on the Internet, making it more reliable, secure and faster.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable in working with C / C++ code bases involving 100,000s lines of very complex multi-threaded networking code in a high paced environment. The candidate should be comfortable reading complex code and troubleshooting it and in providing solutions. In addition, this person will be instrumental in maintaining the stability of the network by improving monitoring processes and developing tools for it.
This person will work closely with many other teams inside the company such as the Development, Kernel, Mapping, Performance, Distributed Data Collection, QA, and many other teams.

About the Team

Web Security Edge Server team is responsible for design and development of technology that helps customers to protect their web sites and secure the transactions over the web. Our Kona Site Defender product is designed to provide superior cloud computing security, prevent data theft and downtime and mitigate large denial of service attacks. In addition, this group is building unique technology that can secure the cloud and make it a safe place to do millions of transactions. Akamai has built a massive global distributed network that can solve problems at a scale that few others can approach. By leveraging our deployment of servers around the world, we can uniquely solve technology problems with innovative solutions that exceed the fundamental limitations of networking.


* Troubleshoot complex production issues in a distributed environment
* Manage deployment of different features
* Work on projects that make our network more stable and faster.
* Work with Dev teams to create more robust solutions
* Closely work with Dev teams on code improvement and stability
* Work with our other L3 engineering support teams to troubleshoot complex problems our network for our customers.
* Profile production performance
* Develop and architect new prototypes for performance improvements
* Develop systems for continuous monitoring of performance data
* Work with QA teams for reproduction and setup of complex production issues
* Provide patches as and when needed for issues found in production.

Basic Qualifications

* Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience.
* Strong experience with systems programming languages: Java or C++ or GO
* Minimum of 3 years of experience in troubleshooting and reading complex code using debuggers
* Minimum of 3 years of in depth understanding of Internet protocols including TCP/IP, UDP/IP, and HTTP.
* Strong understanding of multi-threaded systems.

Desired Qualifications

* Pluses: Security domain knowledge, Web Application Firewall
* Highly responsible, self-disciplined, self-managed, self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision.
* Experience in distributed systems or security products
* Passion to understand, learn, and dissect new technologies quickly on your own.
* Extensive experience working on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced, results oriented environment.
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Please add to your CV the statement below: „Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji obecnych jak i przyszłych procesów rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (tekst jednolity: Dz.U.2014r. poz.1182).”


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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