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Akamai Technologies, Inc Enterprise Cloud Consultant/Architect - Remote in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you enjoy designing and building public cloud solutions for customers?

Do you enjoy working with a diverse multi-national team of engineering talents?

Join our Global Services Cloud Success team

Akamai is working to simplify the way people work in the cloud. The team's mission is to accelerate innovation by making computing simple, scalable, accessible, and affordable for all. We provide the infrastructure and services that enable developers to build next generation applications.

Shape the future of the internet

You will be supporting customer success teams in defining Cloud/Linode solutions as a technology specialist. You will guide customers through the strategic and technical aspects of their Cloud transformation journey, with emphasis on implementation. Driving for valuable customer workload/application outcomes with Akamai Cloud Compute products and services, you will provide the thought-leadership in cloud computing externally and internally.

As an Enterprise Cloud Consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting cloud compute opportunities as a technology specialist and driving long term customer success through continuous consumption of Linode, as extension of the integrated account teams, through direct customer engagement

  • Decomposing application components and determining how to leverage various technologies found with modern cloud services

  • Leading solution and product innovation initiatives. Evangelizing local use cases/technology trends and influencing product roadmap with global product managers

  • Facilitating customers builds of service-oriented architecture, web services, and Application Programming Interfaces

  • Taking disparate business problems and delivering the best technology solutions for large scale applications

  • Partnering with enablement groups in Akamai Cloud Compute, Security and Delivery technology stacks to solve enterprise workload challenges

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, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent

  • Demonstrate experience with analyzing and reviewing IT investments and services to ensure they align with the business needs and strategy

  • Have relevant experience working in a customer facing technical role with a public cloud/cloud software company

  • Show experience with large-scale, cloud-based applications, including cloud architecture, implementation lead, and strategy architecting complex IaaS solutions for customers

  • Possess professional or associate architect level certification from AWS,GCP, or Azure

  • Demonstrate in-depth hands-on skills in two or more of these domains: Cloud computing(IaaS), containers, container orchestration (Kubernetes), auto-scaling, advanced deployment models, CI/CD with GitOps, and pipeline customization. Cloud computing domain expertise is a must

  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex technical content to a wide range of audiences

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.

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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.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Akamai is committed to complying with COVID-19 requirements in the countries where it operates. For locations or roles subject to vaccination mandates, we require proof of vaccination, if permitted, as a condition of employment. We will provide additional details regarding our vaccine record submission protocols during the hiring and onboarding process.


Akamai is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary for this position ranges from $120,917 - $193,746/year; a candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of annual bonus or incentives, equity awards and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Akamai provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation (in the form of PTO), sick time, family friendly benefits including parental leave and an employee assistance program including a focus on mental and financial wellness; Eligibility requirements apply.