Are you excited to identify new vulnerabilities or design secure systems?
Do you enjoy collaborating with developers, engineers, and architects, impacting products touching life online for billions of users?
Join our team
Our Team operates within the ZeroTrust Security Group, which develops and maintains cutting-edge security solutions for Akamai enterprise customers. In close collaboration with Development, Product, Support, and Sales Engineering teams, our primary mission is to enable the business to produce high-quality and secure products, enhance the security features of our products and ensure robust protection for our customers.
Shape internet security
You will be a technical specialist, leading a team dedicated to evolving our products. Enabling them to be sold to highly secured organizations. Focusing on the FedRAMP program and other similar standards.
As a Software Engineer Principal, you will be responsible for:
Designing and executing secure network architectures for both new and existing products.
Collaborating closely with stakeholders to gather requirements and translate them into effective solutions.
Developing and maintaining comprehensive security guidelines, procedures, and standards that can be implemented consistently across the product.
Reviewing code written in multiple programming languages, including C, C++, Python, and Go, and establish standards and processes to enhance the quality of secure code.
Evaluating and recommending network and security technologies that align with industry best practices and regulatory standards.
Identifying & mitigating network/security risks, suggest appropriate remedies in current product architecture/implementation.
Do what you love
To be successful in this role you will:
Possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
Have over 10 years of professional experience in network engineering and security roles.
Demonstrate command of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VLANs.
Have extensive expertise in VPNs, virtualized appliances, cloud infrastructures, and identity/access protocols/software.
Be expert in one or more programming languages like C, C++, Python, and Go.
Have deep security understanding: standards, frameworks, best practices; NIST, FedRAMP preference.
Work in a way that works for you
FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.
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We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.
At Akamai, we're 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, you'll 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 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.
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!