Akamai Santa Clara, CA, USA
Apr 28, 2017
**Enterprise Security Architect** **Hot** **Santa Clara, United States** Sales/Sales Engineering Mar 03, 2017 Post Date 006976 Requisition # **About the Job** Enterprise Security Architects (ESA’s) are Pre-sales technical professionals primarily supporting presales activities, with some involvement on post sales security activities for large accounts. ESA’s help scale Akamai’s global security expertise by establishing good tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP’s) for mitigating security challenges with Akamai solutions. ESA’s participate in training Akamai security subject matter experts around the globe on these good practices in order to drive consistency, scale capability, and grow security acumen in order to better serve customer needs. As an ESA, you will partner closely with Sales and field service and support personnel in an overlay role to acquire new customers, expand our positions within existing customers, drive consistency security solutions consistency, and grow the Akamai business as it relates to Akamai’s Security portfolio of products and services. **Responsibilities** * Work closely with direct and channel sales representatives to consult and educate existing and prospective customers on how they can incorporate Akamai Security products and services into their architecture and operations to derive business value. * Support the technical pre-sales process for field teams and evangelize Akamai Security solutions and services to customers by participating in conference calls, site visits (perhaps 50% travel), presentations, product demonstrations, technical trial evaluations, technical objection handling, onsite troubleshooting, proposals, and any needed customer follow up activities. * Work closely with Product Management and related subject matter experts to understand and influence Security product roadmaps, providing valuable input from the field/customer perspective. About the Team The Akamai Enterprise Security Architect Team is responsible for driving Security related initiatives across Akamai in a manner that a) Incubates Akamai Security Innovation, b) Expands the Global Akamai security business and c) Contributes to Go-To Market Security capabilities. This global unit empowers and better prepares Akamai to create, sell, deliver, and support the advanced Security solutions demanded by Akamai customers. Required Qualifications and Skills: * Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience * Overall Experience: Minimum 3 years overall experience in a technical role with a minimum of 1 years in a Security engineering, Incident response or InfoSec operations role. * 1 year of experience making presentations, communicating with internal/external customers in English * 1 yrs of Network Engineering and/or Web Application Security Experience Desired Qualifications and Skills: * Must be fluent in English * Extensive exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts. * Deep experience with fundamental Internet protocols Industry security certifications are desirable such as CCNP/CCIE, JNCNP/JNCIE, CISSP, GIAC and CEH. 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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. 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 atwww.akamai.com/diversity. 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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.