Akamai Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
Jun 25, 2017
**Program Manager Technical II** **Bangalore, India** Program/Project Management 2 days ago Post Date 008935 Requisition # **About the Job** Akamai’s Media team is seeking a driven, results-oriented Program Manager. This role provides the opportunity to work with our Media team to plan, communicate, execute, and deliver our major projects, products, and solutions. In this role, you will work on products that will see deployment on Akamai's Global Network and on the sites of the top media and entertainment companies in the world. **About the Team** The Media team is responsible for the definition and development of all of the software used to deliver, store, and manage digital media and website content via the Akamai network. This includes developing and maintaining Akamai’s industry-leading products that are an integral part of Akamai's globally distributed network of EdgeServers that deliver media content for major customers and events. **Responsibilities** * Support product-centric core teams, partnering closely with cross-functional teams of Engineering, Product Management, Network Operations, Sales, Services, and Support to define, develop, and deploy product roadmap solutions that meet customer needs. * Use project management methodologies and best practices to ensure the successful delivery of products, projects, and releases. * Establish program schedules, manage and track cross functional deliverable commitments through execution. * Coordinate product Beta programs, including tracking committed customers, deployment plans, and new feature utilization * Coordinate and manage post-Launch activities, such as customer migrations and transitions in support of product end of life * Provide regular concise program status reporting to leadership. **Basic Qualifications** * Education: Bachelors Degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or related equivalent degree. * Minimum of 3 years of project management experience or broad experience with the software development lifecycle. **Desired Qualifications** * Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams (engineering, QA, release management, network operations, product management, professional services, etc). * Strong organizational and leadership skills, and the ability to drive the day-to-day activities of internal resources. * Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp new technologies. * Must be action oriented, capable of multi-tasking well, and able to thrive in a fast-paced team environment * Knowledge of Internet and/or Media technologies (DNS, HTTP, streaming, web servers, etc.) a strong plus. * PMP certification a strong plus * Expertise with Microsoft Office and Google products * Knowledge of JIRA and other Program Management tools **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.