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Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Product Architect - Remote in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Does creating products that power and protect life online excite you?

Are you interested in product design and innovation at a leading technology organization?

Join our world-class Security Technology Group!

Our team is part of the Security Technology Group, driving the future of Abuse and Fraud Protection. We help thousands of the largest enterprises around the world protect their websites and secure their transactions over the Internet. As a Fortune 1000 company and Gartner recognized web security market leader, we have a proven record of delivering best in class security products to our customers.

Have a direct impact on the future of Internet Security

In this role, you'll create end-to-end architecture and high level designs for new security products and features, defining both technical and user aspects of the product. Translating requirements into bold architecture, you will work on a wide range of problem statements, diving deeper than other teams to understand and address complex security pain points.

As a Senior Product Architect, you will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with product management to understand and finalize the requirements so that they fit our technology and bring value to our customers

  • Defining the end to end architecture and the set of functionality required in new or existing systems to realize the requirements

  • Collaborating with other organizations to realize the non functional needs such as security, services, etc.

  • Presenting the design for review

  • Guiding the engineering teams as they do the detailed designs and implementation

  • Acquiring and sharing subject matter expertise of security products, and contributing to their future vision and technical roadmap

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, another related field or its equivalent

  • Have experience working on large-scale, low-latency, web-based distributed systems

  • Maintain a big picture approach, capable of keeping the end-to-end vision in mind when designing new features

  • Have good interpersonal skills with an ability to collaborate effectively within a diverse corporate and client environment

  • Be passionate about building features that will be usable for our customers and help solve their problems

  • Have demonstrated interest and aptitude to learn new tools and technologies related to web security

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best can vary for each person.

This is a flexible role and may be performed at your home and/or the local Akamai office (in the country advertised). We are happy to discuss working options in this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were 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

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

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 or an approved exemption, if permitted, as a condition of employment. We will provide additional details regarding our vaccine record submission and exemption request protocols during the hiring and onboarding process.