• Solutions Architect II

    Akamai Technologies, Inc.Bellevue, WA 98005

    Job #1295069332

  • Solutions Architect II Bellevue, United States Professional Services Sep 03, 2020 Post Date 021957 Requisition # Do you enjoy creating innovative and strategic solutions to solve complex problems? Would the opportunity to provide technical consulting services to our customers excite you? Join our renowned Professional Services team Our Professional Services team supports some of the world's major organizations to help make the internet work for them. We work as part of an integrated team, directly with customers, to successfully integrate their online properties and business services onto our platform. We provide consultative approaches to our customers' most complex technical problems. Partner with our enterprise customers You'll be involved with projects end to end, from design through implementation, testing and sign-off. As the technical expert, sharing your knowledge, you will lead the way in delivering the best solution to our customers. Collaborating with a cross-functional team, in a fast-moving environment, across our cutting-edge technologies you'll never stop learning. As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for: + Owning all technical aspects of delivery (e.g. design, test, go-live) of media, web and security solutions + Being a proactive technical consultant for our customers, delivering value with every engagement + Innovating and continually improving our internal methodologies and processes + Partnering with cross-functional teams to resolve issues that arise during customer implementations. Do what you love + Have 5 years of relevant experience and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or other related technical field or its equivalent + Hands on experience with internet technologies and understanding of IP networks, DNS, routing and communication protocols (IP, DNS, HTTP, TCP, UDP) + Demonstrate experience in a technical customer-facing role and a desire to deliver consulting services + Have experience with Linux/Unix systems + Have experience working with scripting languages such as Python, PERL and JavaScript + Have experience solving complex technical challenges with innovative solutions + Have experience with Streaming Media encoding and Delivery (HDS, HLS, MPEG-DASH) + Have excellent communication and presentation skills that allow you to articulate highly technical information in a concise manner Work in a way that works for you We offer the ability to work flexible hours when needed, providing a balance between personal commitments and ensuring your availability for customers during working hours. + We are happy to discuss flexible hour options in more detail, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply Working with us 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 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 drive progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine. 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 unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @AkamaiCareers 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 ~~~/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please clickhere.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.