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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Performance Engineer in Tel Aviv, Israel

Do you love to design and implement KPI to secure a stable platform?

Are you passionate about using data to identify and improve Product architecture Reliability?

Join our Application Security Product and Reliability Team

Our AppSec PnRE team is responsible for defining, measuring, publishing and optimizing the key performance indicators of Akamai leading Security Products running on Akamai Intelligent Edge. We take a holistic view of complex systems and identify the measures which makes our security products reliable and stable. Partnering with multiple teams we tackle difficult problems that go beyond having simple answers.

Collaborate with the appSec dev team, PM's and PA's

As a Performance Engineer, you will assess the reliability, performance and capacity of our AppSec Products, and make improvement recommendations. Having identified product reliability improvements, youll work with product and engineering teams to implement the right instrumentation and alerts together with a mitigation process.

As a Performance Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, managing and tracking of Akamai's platform related KPIs to identify trends and changes to improve both the performance and the stability of the products.

  • Investigating and analysing the product behaviour on the platform providing insightful data to the engineering team on where to improve and evolve the product.

  • Collaborating with internal teams to help trouble-shoot and resolve incidents for our customers and contribute to Akamai zero incident goal.

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

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 1 to 4 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related data science degree.

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

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

  • Experience in distributed computing platform an advantage (Azure, AWS, Google cloud)

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

  • Have good experience working with Data driven systems (SQL, Grafana, Splunk)

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!