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Technical Program Manager

Program/Project Management
016726 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience:

* 2-3 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree, or

* 1 year of relevant experience and a Master’s / PhD degree, or

* Equivalent professional experience


Required Skills:

* 2-3 years of experience in a technical or engineering-related discipline

* 2-3 years of experience in project management or a related role

* 2-3 years of experience working with the software development lifecycle


Desired Skills:

* Written communication that generates results, tailored to the audience.

* Verbal communication that ranges from energizing a room to subtly moving along agendas.

* Ability to work on multiple concurrent tasks, and to prioritize tasks to maximize productivity.

* Familiar with real-time operational environments, with a good understanding of operational safety.

* Encourage and build collaboration among individuals on your teams.

* Build and leverage relationships to positively influence teammates by mentoring and motivating others on your team, including those in positions of authority.

* Maneuver through complex political situations effectively, including diffusing tense situations on your teams.

* Ability to recognize, call out, and handle ambiguity.

* A lifetime learner, ready to pick up the next area of knowledge necessary to scope incoming work.

* Firm understanding of the principles of feline herd dynamics.

* Independence appropriate to the level of work, tempered with an appreciation of the values of good teamwork.

* A need to replace inefficient complexity with sane, simple systems.

* Experience moving teams from other systems to JIRA and Confluence.

* Experience working with Internet technologies or protocols such as DNS, HTTP, TCP/IP, 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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