Akamai Technologies, Inc. Solutions Architect II-Scripting Performance Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Solutions Architect II-Scripting Performance Engineer

Madrid, Spain

Sales/Sales Engineering

2 days ago Post Date

009095 Requisition #

About the Job:

Solutions Architects II 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 requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing and customer sign-off. You will work independently, within a small technical team, or with a global technical team in delivering the appropriate solution to Akamai's 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 Akamai’s customers. You will be working with internal stakeholders, such as Sales Representatives, Project Managers, Technical Support, and Engineering.

You will beresponsible for:

  • Work as a member of a cross functionalproject team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consult onconcept feasibility.

  • Own the technical components of a customerintegration project including but not limited to configuration, debugging,documentation, testing, and go live support.

  • Integrate Akamai's Solutions includingDynamic Site Accelerator, Web Application Accelerator, Web ApplicationFirewall, Global Traffic Manager, EdgeComputing for Java, Electronic SoftwareDownloads, Download Manager and more.

  • Partner with Technical Project Management,Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Akatech (Customer Care) to resolveissues that arise during customer trials, integrations or post implementationsupport.

  • Accurately scope implementation timelines &effort for integrations.

  • Identify technical risks and providemitigation strategies.

  • Review configurations with other ProfessionalService team members to ensure quality and accuracy to requirements.

In addition, you will work together with Akamai’s Performance Engineers to apply customer testing requirements to individual performance tests and make test-level technical scoping and prioritization decisions. You will review analytics to help clients with performance improvement. You will contribute to technical repository assets and required documentation. You are expected to support production scale performance tests based on customer-defined requirements. You shall follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. You are expected to support creating test results report for customers.

Expected Business Skills

  • Complete tasks under specific, detailed direction fromsenior members

  • Manage within an effective project plan

  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload among quickly changingpriorities.

  • Develop effective time management skills

  • Draft clear and concise written documents

  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • University Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Demonstrated ability to make appropriate scoping decisions

  • 5+ years of work experience in the Performance Testing arena and/or consulting organization

  • 2+ years software experience in a customer facing technical role

  • Experience with JavaScript and proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: Java, C/C++, Perl, C#, VB

  • Knowledge in various operating systems: Linux and Windows are must

  • Experience with TCP/IP network debugging with tcpdump or similar.

The following abilities and skills will be considered an advantage:

  • Experience with data processing, Real Time Reporting and Analytics

  • Performance testing experience in e-commerce environments

  • Experience with performance testing tools such as LoadRunner, Silk Performer or JMeter

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking (proxies, firewalls, etc.), and common web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of e-commerce web infrastructure components

  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and competitive testing tools

  • Knowledge of Network design, operation, and performance tuning

  • Knowledge of system performance analysis and capacity planning

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.