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Security Consultant II - Remote

**Would you enjoy working with cutting-edge web and media security systems?**

**Would you like to impact the digital experiences of millions?**

**Join our prestigious Global Services Americas team**

Our Team provides managed services and proactive and reactive support to our global customers. We utilize tools, processes, and knowledge to integrate and maintain Akamai security, media, and performance solutions. We work as part of cross-functional account teams to solve problems and provide creative solutions.

**Partner with the best**

You will serve as the primary point of contact for our Gaming customers' security services. As a trusted consultant, you will deliver exceptional service, drive security solutions, enhance our customers' security posture. You will undertake complex challenges to ensure successful integration and support on our platform.

As a Security Consultant II, you will be responsible for:

+ Leading implementations of Akamai security solutions for Gaming customers, ensuring alignment with their requirements and business objectives

+ Collaborating with cross-functional teams to assess client needs, evaluate architecture, and develop tailored security solutions

+ Maintaining trusted customer relationships by providing exceptional service, technical guidance, regular updates, and effective communication

+ Working with Akamai's security experts on complex technical challenges to ensure successful implementations

+ Identifying risks and issues, developing mitigation strategies, and escalating as needed to ensure timely resolution

+ Participating in projects to improve service quality and stay updated on industry trends and security best practices

**Do what you love**

To be successful in this role you will:

+ Have 5 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, another related field or its equivalent

+ Understand internet technologies and network protocols (IP, DNS and routing, HTTP, SSL/TLS, TCP or web architecture)

+ Be knowledgable in security processes and technologies (SIEM, WAF, Bot Management, DDoS Mitigation, and OWASP Top10)

+ Demonstrate Project Management proficiency within large, matrixed organizations

+ Demonstrate experience in a customer-facing role within the Information Technology industry

+ Have excellent business communication and presentation skills, and an ability to influence, and build trusted customer relationships

**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!

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If no date is displayed, applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis until the job is filled.

**Compensation**

Akamai is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary for this position ranges from $102,973 - $154,614/year; a candidateâs 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.