Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Manager Developer Marketing in San Francisco, California

Senior Manager Developer Marketing


San Francisco, United States

Product Marketing

Jun 26, 2018 Post Date

013248 Requisition #

As the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for our customers. With the Akamai Intelligent Platform, we power upwards of a third of the internet’s traffic during peak times. And for developers it means that they have at their disposal a set of tools and resources to supercharge their websites and apps to meet and exceed their customer's demands.

The Akamai Developer program is making the internet awesome for developers. The Akamai Developer Marketing team is looking for an individual to own and execute programs that engage DevOps specialists to help them automate, monitor, and integrate Akamai into the existing environment. A deep understanding of DevOps is key to creating effective programs and communications that resonate with this audience. In this role, you will be on point to lead projects from inception to completion working with cross-functional teams across different geographies. You will manage multiple projects in parallel against aggressive deadlines. You will partner closely with Developer Evangelists to bring technical programs to life and other marketers to scale out reach. Adaptability and agility are required in this exciting and fast-paced environment.


  • Develop core messaging and positioning for the DevOps audience

  • Own the DevOps content on http://developer.akamai.com

  • Manage contributing author relationships both internally and externally

  • Interface with outside vendors including creative and technical agencies

  • Support PR and social and manage relationships with third-party publishers

  • Manage developer previews and launches requirements

  • Provide feedback to the product team

Required Experience and Skills

  • Education: Bachelor degree required. BS in Computer Science, Marketing or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years of developer marketing, product marketing or evangelism experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience with running campaigns

  • Minimum 3 years experience working with open source community

Desired Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Clear understanding of the DevOps audience

  • Flexible, creative, self-starter and comfortable with change and risk-taking.

  • Methodical and organized: able to manage multiple projects, opportunities, and priorities concurrently

  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively around timelines

  • High energy, enthusiasm, and passion for building valuable resource collections, successful communities, and effective programs

  • Understanding of development languages, capabilities and limitations is a plus.

Other Information

  • Is relocation available for this position: No

  • Is US Citizenship required: No

  • Is a Security Clearance Required: No

If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.