Associate Solutions Architect
Associate Solutions Architect Location: US-WA-Bellevue Posted Date: 8/1/2012 Cost Center: 672 Category: Professional Services ID: 6282 About the Job Associate Solutions Architects are part of the Akamai Professional Services team and work directly with clients to deliver Akamai's solutions. You will be involved with projects from design through implementation, testing and customer sign-off. You will work independently or within a small technical team in delivering the appropriate solution to Akamai's enterprise customers. You will plan, implement, test, and deploy Akamai platform configurations to integrate with customer web sites, develop and execute test cases and scripts for customer solutions. You will participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of integrations. About the Team Recognizing that an organization’s approach to its Internet initiatives is developed long before implementation and is an on-going exercise long after go-live, Akamai Professional Services offers consulting services that address all phases of a customer’s Internet strategy. Akamai’s Professional Services team calls upon its Internet expertise to architect the optimal solution for the unique business and technical requirements of our customers. Through its proven methodologies and processes, this highly experienced team of consultants has implemented effective solutions for over 2,000 Akamai customers. Responsibilities: - Work as a member of a cross functional project team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consult on concept feasibility. - Own the technical components of a customer integration project including but not limited configuration, debugging, documentation, testing, and go live support. - Integrate Akamai's Solutions including Dynamic Site Accelerator, Web Application Accelerator, Web Application Firewall, Global Traffic Manager, EdgeComputing for Java, Electronic Software Downloads, Download Manager and more. - Partner with Business Support, Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Customer Care to resolve issues that arise during customer trials, integrations, or post implementation support. - Accurately scope implementation timelines for integrations. - Identify technical risks and provide mitigation strategies. - Review configurations with other Professional Service team members to ensure quality and accuracy to requirements. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in CS/MIS, EE, ME or Physics, or related technical field experience. - Minimum of 1+ years experience with Internet technologies including TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS and web servers, or relevant course work. *Minimum of 1+ years of related professional work experience, such as customer support or web development, or relevant course work. Desired Qualifications - 1+ years IT solution delivery experience, preferably within a consulting organization. *Experience with digital media technologies including streaming. - Fluent in Spanish is a plus. - Experience implementing enterprise scale J2EE or .NET projects with direct client exposure. - Experience with UNIX and one or more web development languages, methodologies, and/or architectures – HTTP, DNS, Perl, PHP, Shell Scripting, J2EE, .NET, C#, JSP, ASP, Tomcat, Apache. - Experience with TCP/IP network debugging with tcpdump or similar. - General exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts such as PKI, SSL, firewalls, NIST 800-53, FIPS-140-2, Authentication & Authorization, Client Certificates, OCSP, etc. a plus. - Experience delivering streaming technologies (Windows Media, Macromedia Flash, Real/Helix, Apple QuickTime) in the enterprise or B2C, including encoding, server technologies, client and server playlists/metafiles, custom media player creation, DRM a plus. - Experience with data processing, Real Time Reporting and Analytics a plus. - Working knowledge of the full software development life. Other Information - Is relocation available for this position: No - Is US Citizenship required: No - Is a Security Clearance Required: No About Akamai: No one carries more of the world's Web traffic than Akamai, so working with Akamai means you’re helping some of the world’s best known brands succeed in bringing any experience to any device, anywhere. Cloud computing, SaaS, eCommerce, online entertainment and dynamic personalized experiences are all fueled by Akamai technology. Join Akamai and you join a culture that’s extremely intelligent, strongly supportive and passionately committed to delivering world-class solutions. Some of the best minds in business, mathematics, and engineering work at Akamai – leading, learning and shaping the future of the Internet. Contact us! If you're excited by Akamai and would like to help change the online landscape please apply. No time to apply? Join our Talent Community. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. TO APPLY Click here to apply - Please mention that you saw the job on VentureBeat
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