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Solutions Architect II - Application Security

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Security
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About the Team

Recognizing that an organization’s approach to its Internet initiatives is developed long before implementation and is an ongoing exercise long after go-live, Akamai Professional Services offers consulting services that address all phases of a customer’s Internet strategy. The Security Services team is part of Akamai’s security business unit and are responsible for implementing Akamai’s Security solutions.


About the Job

Solutions Architects are part of the Akamai Professional Services team and work directly with clients to deliver Akamai's solutions. You will be involved with projects from design through implementation, testing and customer sign-off. You will work independently or within a small technical team in delivering the appropriate solution to Akamai's enterprise customers. You will plan, implement, test, and deploy Akamai platform configurations to integrate with customer web sites, develop and execute test cases and scripts for customer solutions. You will participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of integrations.

 

Why should you join the team?

* As a part of the Security Services team, you will work with customers to incorporate Akamai Security products and services into their architecture

* You will tune security configurations according to the customers’ web security traffic


Responsibilities:

* Work with customers to incorporate Akamai Security products and services into their architecture and operations to derive business value

* Analyze customer web security traffic to tune security configurations

* Provide expertise to optimize security posture

* Build and install configurations and associated services

* Implement new products/services in coordination with the customers’ and our project management team

* Monitor timelines and milestones for changes and corresponding project impacts

* Participate in training initiatives for the team, in order to help the team, grow their technical skills and soft skills.

Required Skills

* Education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems or relevant engineering field, MS in CS/MIS preferred.

* 5-8 years security experience in application security domain

* Strong understanding of protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS and DNS

* Excellent business writing, presentation and communication skills

 

Desired Skills

* Web security background - Experience in implementing different security solutions such as web application firewalls, IDS, ModSecurity etc.

* Certifications such as CCIE, CCSP, CEH, GWAPT, OSCP or CISSP beneficial

* Experience with Unix and web-related programming or scripting languages: Perl, PHP, Shell Scripting, J2EE, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, etc.

* Creativity, enthusiasm, and innovation

* Self-motivated, independent, and able to understand complex systems

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 www.akamai.com 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 www.akamai.com/diversity.


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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