Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior/ System Engineer in Krakow, Poland

Senior/ System Engineer

Krakow, Poland


6 days ago Post Date

008543 Requisition #

About the Job

The Senior/System Engineer (DevOps) has the responsibility to ensure optimal performance and up-time of our portal services and infrastructure. Candidate will analyze system performance end-to-end, from the clients (browsers) to the database, with a special focus on the back-end and infrastructure elements. Once bottlenecks and potential failure points are identified, candidate will propose and validate solutions that the operations and development teams will implement and test under his/her guidance.

About the Team

Luna Control Center is Akamai’s public portal. It is the critical system that all of our customers interact with to gather web traffic analytics, manage configurations, fetch support materials and plan their online events. We are committed to dramatically enhance our customers' user experience and create a unique competitive differentiator in terms of feature set, self-service, speed, availability and security.


  • Perform a detailed assessment of the current end-to-end Luna performance from the client to the database, including all systems dependencies, and report findings in actionable items to the development and operations teams

  • Operate and improve the site by implementing monitoring, automation, redundancy and business-continuity planning

  • Develop and maintain tools for debugging and monitoring

  • Instrument existing code and/or write performance-dedicated applications to enable fine-grain tracking of speed bottlenecks. Graphically report, in near real-time, Luna Control Center performance as perceived by our customers

  • Recommend and advocate best practices and tools in the areas of performance and availability throughout the Luna engineering community

Basic Qualifications

  • 2 years (Senior level requires minimum 4 years) of experience as a SRE or System Administrator role

  • 2-3 years of experience with Web-based applications (Java based, Tomcat)

  • Scripting languages (Python/PHP/Perl/Bash)

  • Fluency in English

Desired Qualifications

  • Mastery of Linux/Unix

  • Experience with Mesos, Docker

  • Experience with web-based Java/J2EE architectures

  • Experience in writing SQL and PL/SQL procedures

  • Experience with log analysis tools like Splunk or ElK Products (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)

*Experience with Continues Delivery and Automation Tools

  • Deep understanding of internet and networking protocols

  • A passion for performance excellence

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Desire to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment


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.