Akamai Denver, CO, USA
Apr 26, 2017
**Security Solutions Architect** **Denver, United States** Professional Services Jan 10, 2017 Post Date 006807 Requisition # 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. **Responsibilities** * 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. * Occasional travel up to 25%. **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. **Required Education and Experience** Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements: * 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, another related technical field or its equivalent or * Relevant experience and a Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or another related technical field **Required Skills** * Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Internet technologies including TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS and web servers. **Desired Skills** * Experience implementing PHP, NodeJS, J2EE, .NET, or comparable projects with direct client exposure. * Experience with UNIX and one or more web development languages, methodologies, and/or architectures – HTTP, DNS, Perl, PHP, Shell Scripting, J2EE, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, Tomcat, Apache. * Knowledge of TCP/IP network debugging with tcpdump or similar. * General exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts such as PKI, SSL, firewalls, NIST 800-53, FIPS-140-2, Authentication & Authorization, Client Certificates, OCSP, etc. a plus. * Working knowledge of the full software development life. 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. 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