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Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Reliability Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Reliability Engineer

Cambridge, United States

Performance Engineering

Jan 28, 2021 Post Date

023137 Requisition #

Would you enjoy improving stability and safety of one of the largest global networks?

Would you enjoy hands-on network operations work on a global scale to improve our operational efficiency?

Join our Global Operations Team

Our Global Performance & Operations team manages, monitors, and maintains Akamai's distributed computing platform. We are responsible for achieving the highest possible availability, agility, safety, efficiency, and scalability. Focusing on overall reliability, our work is critical to the delivery of the network as we create solutions to ensure continuous operation.

Partner with the best

As a Senior Platform Reliability Engineer, you'll ensure the safety and stability of Akamai's evolving distributed platform. Collaborating cross-functionally you'll act as the vanguard for incident management, network-wide rollouts and proactive measures. You'll be involved in a variety of operational tasks, but also working at a holistic level.

As a Senior Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting, and running software rollouts that span massive, multi-service networks while handling escalations from our NOCC

  • Providing operational management and support for our global production network

  • Leading platform improvements and increasing the key operational efficiencies of reliability and performance

  • Creating safety standards and analyzing behaviors through market trends, implementing code, and utilizing automation

  • Collaborating with Performance Engineering teams to build reliable KPI’s that provide proper monitoring for platform performance across products and services

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 5 years of experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Possess solid experience in operations or system administration

  • Have a thorough understanding of Unix/Linux systems, distributed systems and Internet principles

  • Demonstrate experience with internet protocols, (DNS, HTTP, SSL) and scripting languages,(Python, Perl, shell)

  • Show excellent communication, presentation and written skills to effectively work in a multi-team environment

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 endeavors

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 build 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.

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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