Akamai Technologies, Inc Co-op - Network Engineering Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Co-op - Network Engineering Analyst

Cambridge, United States


Oct 05, 2018 Post Date

014476 Requisition #


The network engineering team at Akamai is responsible for all Enterprise network infrastructure and LAN/MAN/WAN as well as internet connectivity at our 50+ corporate offices worldwide. We provide guidance and Tier2/3 support for our Enterprise network operations group. We also play a key role in evaluating new network technologies and products. As a member of the Network Engineering team, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with network tool development and network automation

  • Configuring, updating and maintaining network monitoring tools

  • Documenting and diagramming existing enterprise networks

  • Configuring and maintaining routers, switches, firewalls and other network infrastructure

About the Team

The Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) team consists of Platform Engineering, Network Engineering, Telecom Engineering Messaging and Collaboration tools and Architecture. The EIS Architecture team is responsible for the architecture of the network, video and telecom infrastructure that carries our global enterprise traffic, and we are responsible for the security, stability and performance of the corporate network environment.

You will be part of Enterprise Infrastructure Services who support Corporate IT infrastructure. We evaluate, customize, build, and support products and tools to manage IT infrastructure and scale its operations.

Required Skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s in related field and returning to the program after completion of the Co-op.

  • Experience managing and troubleshooting Cisco and/or Juniper routers and switches

  • Experience managing network security devices (e.g. firewalls, VPN concentrators). Juniper firewall experience highly preferred.

  • Experience utilizing advanced network troubleshooting tools (Wireshark/Packet analysis, Netflow, Fluke)

  • Some experience with Perl/Python/PHP or similar scripting languages

Desired Skills

  • Experience interfacing with Network Monitoring systems and Linux command line tools

  • Experience common scripting languages, using APIs or developing simple web apps.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • General understanding of common routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)

  • Working knowledge of Ethernet networking technologies (including, VLANs, 802.1x, 802.1Q, STP, LACP) and network security concepts

  • General understanding of Internet technologies (e.g. IPSec, HTTP/s, SSH, DNS)

  • Knowledge of client-based networking with systems running Windows, Mac OSX, or Linux

  • The ability to install and configure equipment, including the ability to lift at least 30 lbs.

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 unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs 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.

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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.