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 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.
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.
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.