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Technical Product Architect - Security & Services Portfolio

Professional Services
019783 Requisition #

Do you relish the prospect of working with cutting-edge products for web customers?

Would providing technical leadership across engineering teams excite you? 

Collaborate with others to build the best solutions for customers

Our Global Services & Support team provides customers with deep technical and industry expertise and exceptional service to meet their evolving needs and maximize the value they receive. Working in a managed service capacity, providing end to end service, we proactively monitor and mitigate customer problems, working with other teams to design and build solutions. 

Shape the future of our cutting-edge products
You will design new, cutting-edge customer orientated products and features across the end to end process on some of our most high-profile products. Translating customer needs into bold architecture, you will work on a wide range of problem statements, diving deeper than other teams to understand and address complex pain points. 

As a Product Architect you will be responsible for:

  • Using expertise to design and build the best solution for clients and ensure efficiency of service delivery
  • Providing technical leadership across engineering to develop and continually improve product design
  • Becoming subject matter expert by gaining deep market knowledge through partnering with customers and team members
  • Collaborating with wider technical and engineering teams to help establish a technical direction for the organisation 
Do what you love
To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Show experience with design and development for high-availability systems enterprise-class or large-scale web application systems operations
  • Be well versed in how the internet works, it's networks and protocols with understanding of the internet and IP networks, DNS and routing as well as communication protocols such as HTTP, TCP or UDP 
  • Have experience of working at architect level in networking, cloud, or distributed computing environment
  • Have experience working with Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and relationship building skills, with experience of leading cross-functional teams that include all skill levels
  • Be well versed in Java/Python web application architecture and framework
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 too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns: 
  • Working remotely from home or any other work location up to 1 day per week
  • Working flexible hours- balancing flexibility to work around your personal commitments while ensuring availability for customers during working hours
  • Please discuss your preferred working patterns with the recruiter during the process
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 endeavours

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 team 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.


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

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