Akamai Technologies, Inc Solutions Architect (Public Sector) in Reston, Virginia
Solutions Architect (Public Sector)
Reston, United States
Jan 09, 2019 Post Date
015316 Requisition #
Solutions Architects are part of the Akamai Professional Services team and work directly with clients to deliver Akamai's solutions. You will be involved with projects from design through implementation, testing and customer sign-off. You will work independently or within a small technical team in delivering the appropriate solution to Akamai's enterprise customers. You will plan, implement, test, and deploy Akamai platform configurations to integrate with customer web sites, develop and execute test cases and scripts for customer solutions. You will participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of integrations. As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for:
Work as a member of a cross functional project team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consult on concept feasibility.
Own the technical components of a customer integration project including but not limited configuration, debugging, documentation, testing, and go live support.
Integrate Akamai's Solutions including Dynamic Site Accelerator, Web Application Accelerator, Web Application Firewall, Global Traffic Manager, EdgeComputing for Java, Electronic Software Downloads, Download Manager and more.
Partner with Business Support, Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Customer Care to resolve issues that arise during customer trials, integrations, or post implementation support.
Accurately scope implementation timelines for integrations.
Identify technical risks and provide mitigation strategies.
Review configurations with other Professional Service team members to ensure quality and accuracy to requirements.
About the Team
Akamai’s Service Delivery Americas team is responsible for integrating customer’s internet properties with Akamai’s Intelligent Platform. Solutions Architects are work directly with Akamai’s customers to implement Akamai solutions and provide consultative approaches to our customer’s most challenging technical problems. The team works closely with Akamai’s Solution Engineers, Technical Project Managers, and Engagement Managers while executing on projects.
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related IT field or it's equivalent
- Minimum of 2 years of related professional work experience, such as customer support or web development
2 years IT solution delivery experience, preferably within a consulting organization.
Experience implementing enterprise scale, n-tier solutions with direct client exposure.
Experience with digital media technologies including streaming, codecs and container formats
Experience with UNIX and one or more web development languages, methodologies, and/or architectures – Perl, PHP, Shell Scripting, J2EE, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, Tomcat, Apache.
Experience with TCP/IP network debugging with tcpdump or similar.
Experience with data processing, Real Time Reporting and Analytics a plus.
Working knowledge of the full software development lifecycle
Advanced knowledge of the internet and internet related technologies
Excellent business writing, presentation and communication skills
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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
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.