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Akamai Technologies, Inc Principal Performance Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Principal Performance Engineer

Cambridge, United States

Performance Engineering

5 days ago Post Date

022158 Requisition #

Do you love collaborating with teams to solve complex challenges?

Are you excited to produce and monitor internet solutions?

Join our critical Performance Engineering team

The Mapping Strategy Team is a group of technical contributors with strengths in optimization, network analysis, statistics, and distributed systems. We produce global capacity allocation solutions for all of our delivery products. Our team helps achieve the cost and performance goals of the business while responding to escalations that call for rapid solutions for our most difficult and complex problems.

Collaborate with others to build the best solutions for customers

As a Principal Performance Engineer you will apply your technical skills to solve some of the Internets most difficult content delivery challenges. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to devise and implement strategies that deliver our global services. Youll have the opportunity to see your solutions and innovations come to life.

As a Principal Performance Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, owning and operating mathematical models to manage capacity

  • Building tools that improve our operational reliability and efficiency for managing capacity

  • Working closely with business units to define quality of service requirements, and use these requirements to drive how we allocate network capacity

  • Partnering closely with Engineering teams to guide adoption of new features and determine where to make technology investments

  • Supporting escalations from the operations teams to provide expert analysis and complex mitigations

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 12 years of experience and a Bachelors in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • Have solid experience designing complex decision and optimization models

  • Demonstrate experience using optimization solvers for linear programs (e.g. AMPL, CPlex, Gurobi, etc.)

  • Show experience with algorithmic design and coding (e.g. Python, Perl, R, etc.)

  • Be comfortable working in a Linux command line environment

  • Have excellent communication and organizational skills, able to articulate technical information in a clear and easy to understand manner

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.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

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 teams 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, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @AkamaiCareers onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

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. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength 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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