Senior Site Reliability Engineer – Remote

Location: Remote


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.

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.

Join our Compute Site Reliability team!

Our team is responsible for monitoring and measuring the reliability of our suite of Compute products and platform. In collaboration with Engineering and Product teams, we focus on improving the performance and reliability of the products we support.

You’ll apply statistical data analysis and an understanding of networking protocols to diagnose and solve some of the Internet’s most difficult content delivery/cloud challenges. You will work with cross-functional teams to understand and benchmark the performance of our key products and services and influence their evolution.

In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Applying analytical skills and statistical insights to identify performance bottlenecks and propose solutions
  • Providing ongoing operational support for complex distributed applications
  • Solving complex problems in a timely and accurate manner and avoid recurrence through proactive troubleshooting, automation, and systems programming
  • Building software tools and systems to automate analytical tasks and workflows to increase efficiency and reliability
  • Leveraging skills in data analysis, network diagnostics and debugging tools to characterize performance and recommend improvements
  • Participating in on-call rotations, guiding restoration, and repair of service-impacting issues

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have relevant academic or industrial experience and Bachelor diploma in Computer Science or related engineering field
  • Show fluency working in a UNIX/Linux computing environment and possess experience with Internet protocols (DNS/HTTP/TLS/TCP)
  • Demonstrate experience with Kubernetes and coding in one or more of the following languages (Python, Perl, R, Java, SQL)
  • Show knowledge of Oracle SQL for troubleshooting data integrity, reporting and data analysis
  • Have experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment tools such as Jenkins, Git hub Actions, or similar
  • Have proficiency with a configuration management tool such as Ansible, Salt Stack, Chef, Puppet, or similar

Join us

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!

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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