Akamai Technologies, Inc. Systems Engineer II - Development Productivity in Krakow, Poland

Systems Engineer II - Development Productivity

Krakow, Poland

Network Infrastructure

Mar 04, 2018 Post Date

012333 Requisition #

About The Team:

Akamai’s Development Productivity team is charged with making it easier to develop software at Akamai. We are a highly motivated, global, and cooperative team, relying on the abilities of all team members to develop innovative and elegant ways to enhance the efficiency of Akamai’s Engineering staff.

About the Job:

This role will sit within the Service Desk group in Dev. Productivity Service Desk is responsible for providing end user support of the Dev. Productivity applications. In this role your primary responsibility will be maintaining the Dev. Prod. applications and servers. Additionally, you will be an escalation point for our first line Service Desk engineers.


  • Install and maintain Dev. Prod. servers and applications.

  • Monitor our production applications.

  • Automate, automate...Improve automation around various tools the team manages and develops.

  • Identify improvements in systems management and asset tracking.

  • Provide support to first line Service Desk Engineers.

  • Work closely with engineering to solve production problems.

  • Implement tools to help diagnose or mitigate problems.

  • Maintain user documentation and knowledge bases.

Basic Qualification and experience

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred, or 1-2 years additional industry experience in lieu of degree.

  • 2+ years administrating Linux/Unix environments

  • 2+ years in administrating web service applications (tomcat, apache, Java, Ruby on Rails)

  • 2+ years experience in at least one of the following: ruby, python, shell, scripting languages

  • 2+ years knowledge of SQL - mysql, postgres.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively across teams and organizations.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to clearly document issues.

  • Foster a positive team environment.

  • Multi-tasking capabilities.

Desired Qualification and experience

  • Experience with IT Automation tools (Puppet, Ansible, Chef)

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (Vagrant and Docker)

  • Advanced knowledge of database administration

  • Customer service orientation


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.