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Solutions Architect - Cloud Security

Professional Services
018447 Requisition #

Security Solutions Architects are part of the Akamai Professional Services team and work directly with clients to deliver Akamai's Security solutions.  


Akamai’s cloud data security solutions provide the scale to stop the largest Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) and web application attacks without reducing performance, as well as intelligence into the latest threats and the expertise to adapt to shifting tactics and attack vectors.


About the Team 
Recognizing that an organization’s approach to its Internet initiatives is developed long before Akamai implementation and is an on-going exercise long after go-live, Akamai Professional Services offers consulting services that address all phases of a customer’s Internet strategy. 
Akamai’s Professional Services team calls upon its Internet expertise to architect the optimal solution for the unique business and technical requirements of our customers. Through its proven methodologies and processes, this highly experienced team of consultants has implemented effective solutions for Akamai’s many high-profile customers. 

* Work as a member of a cross functional project team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consulting on concept feasibility. 
* Own the technical components of a customer integration project including, but not limited to, configuration, debugging, documentation, testing, and go live support. 
* Integrate Akamai's Solutions; including Web Performance solutions, an integrated performance suite that adds critical intelligence to Akamai’s best-of-breed acceleration solutions to deliver a high-quality end-user experience and Cloud Security solutions, designed to provide superior cloud computing security, prevent data theft and downtime and mitigate Denial of Service (DoS) attacks by extending the security perimeter outside the data center. 
* Partner with Business Support, Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Customer Care to resolve technical issues that arise during customer trials, integrations, or post implementation support. 
* Accurately scope implementation timelines for integrations. 
* Identify technical risks and provide mitigation strategies. 
* Review configurations with other Professional Service team members to ensure quality and accuracy to requirements. 

Required Skills 
* Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Internet technologies including TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS and web servers

* Experience in Security (cloud or end-point)

* Fluent in Japanese and at least Business level in English

Desired Skills 
* Industry recognized security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, CISA, CEH, etc.).
* Experience in the web application security field.
* Experience with DDoS mitigation, exploits, vulnerabilities  and attack detection signatures.
* Experience with web application firewall (WAF) concepts and technologies.
* Experience with general security technologies, processes, and concepts.
* IT solution delivery experience, preferably within a consulting organization.
* Experience with Unix and web-related programming or scripting languages: Perl, PHP, Shell Scripting, J2EE, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, etc.
* Experience with TCP/IP network debugging with tcpdump/wireshark or similar.
* Experience with data processing, Real Time Reporting and Analytics.
* Working knowledge of the full software development lifecycle.

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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