Senior DevOps Engineer

Remote, USA

Akamai's Cloud Technology Group's Compute division, formerly Linode, and now Akamai's Connected Cloud (ACC), consists of collaborative, inclusive, and creative teams. We develop applications and services to empower our customers. Our mission is to accelerate innovation by making cloud computing simple, scalable, affordable, and accessible to all. We design, develop, test and maintain products that run on our IaaS platform.

Shape the future of our managed Kubernetes products

You will design and build test frameworks and integration pipelines for our "Golden Path" cloud-native platform. It will be used to bring new products and services to market faster by simplifying their performance, reliability, security, and operational needs. You will also build and validate continuous integration, testing, and deployment pipelines for the platform.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test II, you will be responsible for:

  • Being a major contributor in developing the test frameworks and CI/CT/CD pipelines validating a Golden Path reference platform built on Kubernetes and other cloud-native technologies
  • Contributing towards building the roadmap for enterprise features expected from a product platform
  • Validating and testing cloud-native technologies and architectures
  • Developing best practices, knowledge sharing, and mentoring
  • Collaborating with engineering teams in an Agile environment
  • Working in an environment that fosters innovative solutions, rapid development cycles, and open communication

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Have experience building and operating highly available, fault-tolerant, and scalable production services using Kubernetes and cloud-native technologies
  • Have experience leveraging CI/CD tools to achieve good software development practices
  • Be familiar using infrastructure as code tools like Crossplane, Pulumi, Terraform or Ansible
  • Have experience with pytest or other test automation frameworks and comfortability leveraging Python or Bash for scripting
  • Possess understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, DNS, TLS, HTTP) and knowledge of Linux based operating systems

Work in a way that works for you

FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

Learn what makes Akamai a great place to work

We power and protect life online, by solving the toughest challenges, together.

At Akamai, we're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.


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