We are looking for Network Infrastructure Engineer, to join the dynamic Networks team at Akamai. In this role, you’ll build and maintain Akamai’s worldwide network.
You’ll work closely with field technicians, ISPs, customers, equipment vendors, and internal operations and engineering staff.
You will design and deploy server clusters at colocations and ISP locations.
You’ll remotely diagnose hardware problems, facilitate server repairs and manage Akamai’s hardware assets. You’ll also diagnose and repair network and switch problems.
As a Network Infrastructure Engineer, you will be responsible for :
Work closely with field technicians, ISPs, customers, equipment vendors, and internal operations and engineering staff during post and pre-install stages of deployment projects.
Responsible for designing and deploying server clusters at colos and ISP locations.
Remotely diagnose hardware problems, facilitate server repairs, and manage Akamai’s hardware assets.
Attend service incident meetings when needed and work towards restoring service operations as quickly as possible, thereby minimizing the impact on business operations.
Recruit, train, and manage field technicians.
Project-manage new server deployment and network installations, work closely with Network Architects, Network Engineers, Contract Managers, and Operations staff.
Specify hardware configurations to meet requirements of new and existing service offerings.
Diagnose and repair network, switch, and router problems.
Participate in the training of new engineers.
About the Team :
You will be part of the team which is responsible for Akamai’s global network, consisting of over 220,000 servers in over 2,000 networks across 128 countries.
This platform handles a significant portion of the world’s Web traffic. Our Network Infrastructure Engineers build and maintain Akamai’s worldwide network.
Required Education and Experience :
BS in Computer Science / Engineering or related field or commensurate experience.
3-4 years of hands-on network / server HW experience.
Required Skills :
Knowledge of Internet protocols including TCP / IP and DNS.
Unix / Linux command-line experience.
Comfortable with Linux and hardware systems support in an Internet operations environment.
Must possess excellent time and project management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to solve problems creatively.
Strong layer 2 troubleshooting skills and conceptually strong as regards layer 3.
Goal-oriented attitude to work through roadblocks, attend to details, and bring about project closure.
Desired Qualifications :
Familiarity with routers and managed switches.
Should be experienced in large-scale data center hardware deployments and building scaling infrastructure.