Akamai Technologies, Inc. DevOps Protocol Performance Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

DevOps Protocol Performance Engineer


Prague, Czech Republic


5 days ago Post Date

013120 Requisition #

Akamai is looking for an engineer who can analyze a large amount of data using Python, has a basic understanding of Internet protocols and speaks fluent SQL.

A successful candidate joins a small team which designs, runs and analyzes A/B tests, develops an infrastructure to support them and based on that tunes network protocols to improve reliability and speed of the global Internet. Our team is part of a small “under the hood” Internet revolution, reinventing how your browser communicates over the Internet.

We offer

• Possibility of working with the smartest people in the industry on international projects

• Technical challenges that will help you to grow constantly

• Flexible working hours

• Attractive benefits

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in Linux/Unix

  • Very good knowledge of Python, SQL

  • Basic understanding of Internet protocols (TCP, UDP, DNS, HTTP)

  • Data science or machine learning experience

Desired Qualifications

Hard skills:

  • Experience with Jupyter notebooks is a plus

  • Experience with designing and evaluating A/B tests to prove a hypothesis is a plus

  • Experience with formulating the results in some visual way that’s easy to understand is a plus

  • Experience with some big data solution (like Hadoop) is a plus

  • Experience with AWS services is a plus

  • Experience with debugging transport layer protocol issues is a plus

  • Cisco Networking Academy certificate is a plus

Soft skills:

  • Strong technical orientation with focus on details

  • Demonstrated ability to learn fast and apply new knowledge

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.