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Akamai Technologies

Senior Cloud Security Architect Akamai Technologies
Stockholm, AB

Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.

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About Akamai Technologies

Job Description

As a Senior Cloud Security Architect in Akamai's Global Security Center of Excellence, you will partner closely with Sales and field service and support personnel in an overlay role to acquire new customers, expand our positions within existing customers, drive consistency security solutions consistency, and grow the Akamai business as it relates to Akamai's Security portfolio of products and services.You will also support the field integrated account teams to engage prospects on security issues throughout the customer lifecycle, providing our customers with insight into Akamai's security practices, technologies, and solutions, and provide clarity regarding what Akamai can and cannot provide today and into the future.

You will work independently and with small teams in satisfying individual customer requests, including Executive Briefings, contract discussions, technical design, and product requirements. This includes partnering with a cross-functional set of Akamai teams, including Sales, Engineering, Product Development, Finance, Legal, and Customer Care to address issues, develop understandings of customer requirements, and satisfy customer security needs at every opportunity.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, action oriented, capable of independently solving complex technical problems and able to communicate clearly and effectively to both technical and business audiences candidates.

Required Skills:

* Overall Experience: 8 years +
* Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Swedish, including the ability to effectively present technical and business related subjects to all audiences, from the user to the executive level
* Experience in technical pre-sales/sales engineering and/or other customer facing role consulting on, delivering and/or supporting technical products or services
* Strong Web Security and Internet Protocol Experience
* Hands-on experience in operating web- and cloud-based systems
* Demonstrated success developing client relationships* Must be able to convey a powerful security narrative
* Willingness to travel (approximately 40 - 50%)

Desirable skills:

* Additional language skills desired (Norwegian, Finnish etc.)
* Industry security certifications such as CCNP/CCIE, JNCNP/JNCIE, CISSP, GIAC and CEHare preferred but not required
* Hands-on experience in operating web- and cloud-based systems
* Technical aptitude and a desire to learn constantly
* Experience creating and delivering effective training
* Ability to manage fast-paced customer engagement environments
* Project management experience
* Demonstrated success in pre-sales role for IAM/IDM solutions. Consumer IAM Focus would be a strong plus.
* Experience in a customer facing role requiring a high level of individual responsibility, sound business judgment and large enterprise account management, where an aptitude for improving customer satisfaction was successfully demonstrated
* Experience consulting in related technologies

Desirable technical skills:

* Exposure to security technologies, processes, and concepts such as PKI, SSL, firewalls, NIST 800-53, FIPS-140-2, Authentication & Authorization, Client Certificates, OCSP, Radware, Arbor, DDoS mitigation techniques etc. a plus.
* Experience with fundamental Internet protocols: BGP, GRE, MPLS, CDN, TCP/IP,SSL/TLS, HTTP, FTP, DNS, TCPDump, Wireshark
* Web programming experience with HTTP technologies (REST, cookies/sessions, HTML,JavaScript), including a working knowledge of web application development and integration(e.g., REST, SOAP, J2EE, PHP) and related tools (cURL, Postman).
* Familiarity with third-party authentication protocols such as OpenID, OpenID Connect, OAuth, and SAML
* Programming experience - C, C++, J2EE, .NET, Flash/Flex, Web services and website development
* Experience with applied Web Application security technologies, Internet technologies, including ecommerce, online marketing, online advertising, digital media, video streaming, content management systems, content publishing systems, Web analytics and Internet security
* Experience with enterprise and data center networks, system design and operation, infrastructure design and build out, caching proxies, routing, switching and load balancing

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.

10000 employees
Akamai Technologies

8 cambridge center

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