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Akamai Technologies, Inc. DevOps Engineer II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you like collaborating across teams to solve complex problems?

Are you excited to build fault tolerant, highly available systems?

Join the Network Systems Group

Our Networks team is responsible for deploying and maintaining our large global network that delivers a high percentage of the internet traffic. We support the various sub-teams within Networks, allowing them to do their jobs more efficiently.

Be part of enhancing our organization

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for building and maintaining internal services. You will work with various teams to shape our continuous integration and deployment environments.

As a Dev Ops Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Automating the installation and updating of software as well as maintenance tasks.

  • Building tools to help keep track of server and application health

  • Managing systems with large amounts of data - both relational and non-relational

  • Improving system availability, reliability, and performance

  • Developing CI/CD pipelines

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent education

  • Demonstrate an understanding of data structures and basic algorithms

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of networking and internet protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP/HTTPS

  • Be comfortable in a Linux/UNIX environment in a Systems Administration capacity

  • Be self-motivated, highly responsible team player with excellent communication and problem solving skills

  • Possess experience managing a relational databases such as MySQL or postgresql

  • Have solid experience with Python, Perl or PHP

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.

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