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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Performance Engineer in Krakow, Poland

Do you love collaborating with teams to solve complex problems?

Are you passionate about cutting-edge technology and ensuring customer success?

Join our critical Nameserver Service Performance team!

Nameserver Service Performance team is responsible for defining, measuring and optimizing key performance indicators of Akamais platform. We ensure our platform operates safely, reliably and adapts based on customer demand. Partnering with multiple teams we tackle difficult problems that go beyond having simple answers.

Collaborate with others to build the best solutions for customers

You will troubleshoot, devise and and implement changes that optimize the performance and capacity of our platform. In this role you will help shape the direction of our products and services and how we deploy our network.

As a Senior Performance Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, managing and tracking of Akamai's platform related KPIs to identify trends and changes to improve performance

  • Investigating and analyzing platform performance to identify opportunities to maintain and enhance our competitive advantage

  • Leveraging skills in data analysis, network diagnostics and debugging tools to characterize performance and capacity of large-scale distributed systems

  • Collaborating with internal teams to help trouble-shoot and resolve escalations and incidents for our customers

  • Working with cross-functional teams to gather customer requirements and influence how the business deploys and operates capacity

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have relevant experience, and a degree in Computer Science or another quantitative discipline (not a must)

  • Show excellent communication skills and be able to articulate technical information in an easy to understand manner

  • Be experienced with coding in languages like Python/Bash, or willing to learn

  • Demonstrate experience in internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, UDP, TCP

  • Have experience working with and analyzing complex systems in UNIX/Linux distributed production environments

  • Be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems and improve results, managing priorities and multiple tasks

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 too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

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, were 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, youll 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 learn and make a real impact in a global technology company? Come join us and learn with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!