Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Engineering Manager - Network/Security in Bangalore, India

Senior Engineering Manager - Network/Security

Bangalore, India


4 days ago Post Date

013552 Requisition #

About the Team

Akamai Enterprise Security team, part of Akamai Enterprise Division, develops Enterprise Threat Protector product that provides cloud security solution using Akamai DNS and Web networks spread all over the world combined with BigData systems that digest billions of transactions on a constant basis. The India teams leads, own and operate the core distributed network infrastructure capabilities such as web-proxy, load-balancing, reliability and monitoring. The team is also responsible to implement security capabilities such as offline scanning, sandboxing, network traffic visibility and content inspection. The development team works very closely with security research and engineering teams in the enterprise business unit that spans multi geographic in USA, Scotland and Israel providing a full stack Cloud Security Products.

About the Job

A candidate for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a clear focus and understanding of project milestones. The candidate must be able to work with senior and junior engineers to provide leadership and guidance for successful achievement of goals.

  • Lead the team across multiple software development projects to deliver high quality products.

  • Own and operate a distributed cloud network keeping close monitor on capacity planning, network security and system reliability.

  • Build and maintain technical competency with awareness of tools and technologies

  • Participate in architecture, design discussions and reviews.

  • Ensure the use of appropriate software development processes and tools to improve team efficiency.

  • Understand and eliminate any impedances that block or slow the team’s progress

  • Provide guidance in all phases of the software development lifecycle, from prototyping, to design, implementation and testing, and through rollout to general availability for customers.

  • Scope and define product capabilities and system technical direction with product managers, architects and security researchers to streamline engineers work.

  • Help influence and work collaboratively with people at all levels and stakeholders across the company.

  • Recruit and retain top talent covering skills needed for the team’s charter.

  • Mentor new team members and facilitate their onboarding to the team.

Basic Qualifications

  • B. Tech / MS/ PhD in Computer Science or related fields with 12+ years of industry experience. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum 7+ years of managing software engineering teams in areas such as networking, distributed systems, protocol optimization, WAN optimization, application delivery.

  • 6+ years’ experience in software development with C/C++ in Unix/Linux environments.

  • 5+ years’ experience related to networking with coverage of internet protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP and SSL.

  • Successful leadership experience on production software programs and short term investigative projects.

  • Experience working in a fast paced, results oriented environment, working on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Good understanding of software engineering methodologies, with experience handling complete software development life cycle.

  • Working knowledge of distributed systems with experience related to performance optimizations.

  • Experience working with partners, service providers and large customers.

Desired Qualifications

  • Passion to learn new technologies and engage in investigative projects.

  • Strong and opinionated personality keeping technical integrity and quality in first priority while executing ambitious goals.

  • Strives for constant improvement of team capabilities.

  • Experience related to systems and platform related work on Linux/Unix like platforms.

  • Experience related to multi-threaded cross platform development.

  • Experience working with agile scrum frameworks.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

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.