Security & Compliance Engineering Manager
The Control Center team is looking for an experienced, talented and highly driven Manager of Engineering. This is an opportunity to work with the software foundation of Akamai’s Control Center, our customer facing portal.
Our technologies include a web-based microservice platform that supports UI and API access to hundreds of services across all aspects of our business.
All of Akamai’s services depend on our software and therefore security and reliability are paramount.
You will collaborate closely with internal Akamai teams who develop products and services for our customers. The opportunity to make a significant impact on Akamai business and on critically important projects is precisely what makes the job rewarding.
You will lead a variety of projects which focus on making our portal more secure for our customers and users. Some types of projects include leading security reviews of software designs, evaluating and selection of security solution, process improvements and automation for application development and documenting procedures and protections.
You must have a passion to get things done quickly and get them done right.
As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for :
Providing hands on leadership for a team of talented security and compliance experts
Ensure that the Akamai Control Center is secure
Participate in leading and defining security practices for Control Center developers using a systematic approach to security and anticipation of threat vectors
Ensuring the best of engineering and documentation practices are followed
Working closely with management to define priorities, direction and timelines
Communicating clearly and honestly with stakeholders about progress, roadblocks, and timelines
Recruiting, mentoring, and leading a team of talented engineers
Inspiring your team to work hard, leading by example and keeping enthusiasm high, especially during tight-deadline situations
Interacting with leadership team and customers for requirements gathering, scoping, implementing integration and feature enhancement projects
About the Team
Akamai’s Control Center is Akamai’s face to our users on the Web. It provides a full range of tools and APIs, including analytics, configuration management, web services, training, support and billing for our customers to manage their accounts.
8+ years’ experience preferably in a fast-paced environment
2+ years of software development management experience
Solid understanding of software development life cycles, tools, and processes
Experience with common application security issues and remediation
Familiarity of cryptography and security standards
Extremely detail-oriented and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong project management experience with multiple project streams and sometimes shifting priorities
Ability to proactively solve data problems and provide actionable recommendations
Strong technical and analytical skills
Knowledge of standard and repeatable software engineering practices
Experience supporting technical user communities
Knowledge of Distributed Systems, Databases, Computer & Network Security, Big Data Systems
Experience with Cloud Solutions and microservices architecture
Domain knowledge in the area of Web server, proxy server and caching technology strongly desired
Familiarity with software security weakness, vulnerability and secure code review
Familiarity with software attack and exploitation techniques
A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, cross-browser compatibility, authentication schemes (e.
g. OAuth,OpenID), general web functions and standards
Familiarity with security technologies, processes, and concepts such as symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, TLS, Authentication and Authorization, Static Code Analysis, penetration testing methods