Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Engineering Operations Manager in Krakow, Poland

Senior Engineering Operations Manager

Krakow, Poland

Software Engineering

Jul 21, 2017 Post Date

009485 Requisition #

About the Job

Akamai's System Communications team is looking for a talented and driven Senior Engineering Operations Manager to lead & develop a hybrid team of DevOps and Support Engineers. This leader will be responsible for managing globally the leaders of DevOps and Support Engineering. Another key role for this position is to represent these systems to the rest of Akamai and help lead us to correct prioritization and investment in the growth and enhancement of these systems to meet Akamai’s business goals. We need a leader with a strong technical background who is able to focus on communication with our partners and stakeholders in other departments of Akamai as well as within the team.


As a Senior Engineering Operations Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with executive 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 leaders and engineers.

  • Inspire engineers to work hard, lead by example and keep enthusiasm high in tight-deadline situations.

  • Fostering innovation in the team to develop fast, scalable and secure systems that can keep up with the demand from the Akamai Platform.

  • Handling day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, time off, HR Coordination.

About the Team

Luna is Akamai’s face to our users on the Web. It provides a full range of tools, including analytics, configuration management, web services, training, support, and billing for our customers to manage their accounts online. The Luna team is responsible for the software infrastructure, development, look and feel and technical evolution of the Luna Control Center.

Required Skills

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience.

  • Vast experience in leading engineering and development teams or projects.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivational, creative, and confident.

  • Desire to work in and lead a fast-paced, dynamic, highly effective team.

  • Fluent English language skills

Desired Skills

  • Advanced degree in engineering or business management.

  • Knowledge of standard and repeatable software engineering practices.

  • Knowledge of Distributed Systems, Databases, Computer & Network Security, Big Data Systems.

  • Experience and skill supporting technical user communities.


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.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.