• Senior Director of Engineering - Enterprise Security Jobs in United States Of America - 23852638

  • Akamai Technologies India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Posted : 30 days ago

Job Description:

The Enterprise Security Engineering team is expanding its product portfolio into new areas, including Zero Trust, Access Control and Threat Management to drive market leadership Weve identified a need for additional leadership to define, build and release new security architectures and solutions across our business unit

Using a demonstrated expertise in distributed systems, optimization, security and software design/development, this role will involve leading a team that will analyze and develop features for Akamais highly-distributed systems This leader will propose and drive changes to our systems and their interactions to enhance overall reliability, performance, scale and security This role will require working cooperatively with Akamais core platform teams to identify system-specific changes and plans for implementation This role will also afford the opportunity to work on a wide variety of initiatives and to have significant strategic input to the evolution of Akamais Enterprise Security Platform related to Zero Trust

As a Senior Director of Engineering, 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
* Inspiring engineers to work hard, leading by example and keeping 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
Our Enterprise Security Engineering team builds products that are used to secure the worlds most critical Fortune 2000 accounts The team works closely with Product and Program Management and collaborates with other Engineering teams across Akamai and within various geographies The development teams are distributed in nature and are located across the US (Cambridge/Santa Clara) as well as India, Israel, and Scotland


Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements
* 15 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in CS or a related technical field or its equivalent or
* 12 years of relevant experience and a Masters degree in CS or a related technical field or
* 8 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills
* 12 years of engineering experience
* 8 years of experience leading/managing engineering teams, with 5 years managing large teams comprised of multiple managers
* 5 years of experience with Internet and web protocols (TCP/IP, HTTPS, TLS)
* 5 years of experience in software development (C, C , or Java)

Desired Skills
* Experience in distributed cloud-based architectures
* Experience with customer relationships, converting requests into valuable product features
* Experience managing teams in multiple geographies
* Experience designing, building, and operating high-performance, reliable, and scalable systems for security solutions
* Familiarity with Access and Threat Management and Zero Trust Security
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Passion to understand, learn, and evaluate new technologies
* Experience with corporate acquisitions and performing technical due diligence
* Team-player with a can-do, positive attitude

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Apr 2020

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