Akamai Technologies, Inc. Network Administrator II.. in San Jose, Costa Rica

Network Administrator II..

San Jose, Costa Rica

Corporate IT

2 days ago Post Date

013619 Requisition #

We are looking for a Network Engineer to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operations across the global network.


  • Provide on-going administration and Tier2 support of Corporate Network Infrastructure (Cisco/Juniper/Aruba/F5/Pulse Secure).

  • Troubleshoot wired and wireless Ethernet networking technologies (including VLANs, Dot1x, Spanning Tree, Port Channeling, 802.11abgn, etc.).

  • Use our system resource utilization and monitoring tools to identify potential problem areas before they result in incidents.

  • Perform the code/image upgrades on the network devices (Cisco/Juniper/Aruba).

  • Should be willing to rack and cable equipment.

  • Provide 24 x 5 x 365 support on a rotating on-call schedule.

About the Team

Enterprise infrastructure services comprises of three groups, Helpdesk responsible for client side operations (Laptops, Desktops, Voice & Video), Operations team for services and Datacenter operations & Engineering team for project planning, evaluation and implementation of new technologies as per business requirements.

Required Education and Experience

  • 2 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, another related field or its equivalent.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of experience configuring and managing routers and switches.

  • 1+ year of expreience and strong background in wired and wireless Ethernet networking technologies (including VLANs, Dot1x, Spanning Tree, Port Channeling, 802.11abgn, etc.) and network security concepts.

  • 1+ year of expreience and demonstrated proficiency with routing protocols and related technologies - OSPF,BGP.

  • 1+ year of expreience and excellent understanding of network applications and protocols (e.g. SSH, DNS, SMTP, etc.).

  • 1+ year of expreience and advanced knowledge of client-based networking with systems running Windows, Mac OSX, or Linux.

  • 1+ year of expreience and basic knowledge on F5 or any load-balancer product portfolio

  • 1+ year of expreience and understanding of end-to-end data flows and traffic patterns (wireshark).

Desired Skills

  • CCNP / JNCIP Preferable

  • Pulse Secure SSL VPN knowledge preferable

  • Good communication skills, especially with verbal and written English.

  • Experience in supporting two or more Datacenter site infrastructures

  • Understanding of voice and videoconferencing systems and related technologies.

  • Experience interfacing with Network Monitoring systems and Linux command line.

  • Any basic scripting language experience (Python ,Pearl) is added advantage

  • Any Network automation / service management experience is added advantage

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.