The Director of Engineering leads a team responsible for delivering critical security capabilities for Akamai’s enterprise customers. The team will work with security research and data science on the largest data sets available, solving scale and extreme business challenges. With Zero-Trust architecture as the company vision, you will be involved in defining the next generation of enterprise networks architecture. Your team will be leading the Enterprise Business Unit’s analytics infrastructure, working in a highly demanding environment combining various data sources to create a holistic threat and risk assessment. In this role, you will use your background in software delivery, program management and project management to develop big-data applications in Akamai’s BigData cloud security intelligence. You will be required to lead top notch developers, test engineers and DevOps to high quality standards while keeping a fast delivery cadence and innovative spirit.
About the Team
The Enterprise business space is thriving and Akamai is growing with it! We're looking for top-notch technical staff to create core technology to deliver a secure, accelerated experience to enterprise customers. Our development environment is fast paced and ambitious. Our highly skilled engineering team is responsible for building software that powers a scalable, highly distributed fault tolerant network of servers comprising elements of Akamai’s deployed infrastructure of over 200,000 servers worldwide. The software interfaces with various elements of Akamai’s world-class infrastructure such as mapping, technical support systems, and the Akamai Network Operations Command Center. The team builds and extends Akamai’s wide area distributed content delivery and application acceleration systems to improve performance, security, reliability and availability of high value websites.
Deliver quality software at a fast pace to customers
Work with peers across engineering, research and product leadership across geographies to deliver on a combined vision
Recruit, lead, and develop Engineering and QA teams
Work closely with Product Management, Product Architects, release management and DevOps to bring new products capabilities to market
Provide critical customer support and maintain high quality of Akamai analytic services
Operate effectively in a multi culture, matrix management structure