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Senior Security Technical Project Manager Job at Akamai Technologies in Denver, CO

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Location: Denver, CO, US Posted Date: 2016-05-02 00:00:00.0
Category: Project Management ID: 48953


About the Job

Technical Project Managers are part of our Professional Services team and work directly with Akamai's largest and most strategic clients to deliver solutions. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for creating, managing, and delivering the integration of enterprise solutions for customers based on Akamai technology by providing technical and architectural expertise in positioning and integrating internet products and services for customers, particularly dealing with the delivery challenges of rich media content and streaming technologies.

About the Team
Recognizing that an organization’s approach to its Internet initiatives is developed long before implementation and is an on-going exercise long after go-live, Akamai Professional Services offers consulting services that address all phases of a customer’s Internet strategy.
Akamai’s Professional Services team calls upon its Internet and Security expertise to architect the optimal solution for the unique business and technical requirements of our customers. Through its proven methodologies and processes, this highly experienced team of consultants has implemented effective solutions for over 2,000 Akamai customers.


- Lead a cross functional project team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consult on concept feasibility.
- Own the overall project for a customer’s proposed solution including, but not limited to, configuration, documentation, testing, go live support, relationship management, and team development.
- Evaluate the feasibility of the proposed solution including Aqua, Kona, Web Application Firewall, Terra Alta, and more.
- Evaluate the customer’s web application architecture, security requirements, DNS configuration, business processes, and change management processes to ensure projects are correctly staffed and meet customer’s requirements and needs.
- Establish success criteria for all projects and proof of concepts.
- Work with customers as the single point of contact for all technical issues and deliverables.
- Partner with Business Support, Sales, Engineering, Product Development and Customer Care to resolve issues that arise during customer trials, integrations, or post implementation support.
- Accurately scope solution timelines and level of effort.
- Identify technical risks and provide mitigation strategies.
- Review configurations with other Professional Service team members to ensure quality and accuracy to requirements.
- Work closely with Customer Care, Engineering, Product Management, and Sales to resolve technical & business issues that arise with products and processes.
Identify areas of improvement that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology to deliver high quality integrations while demonstrating good business judgment, an ability to make decisions, and a passion for excellence.


Basic Qualifications
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field. Alternatively, will accept a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field plus five (5) years of experience in IT or Security consulting and/or project management.
- Minimum of four (4) years experience with Internet technologies, standards and protocols, including DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, Web architecture and design.
- Minimum of five (5) years experience creating/delivering/managing advanced network and security solutions (routing/switching, IDS/IPS, Firewall/VPN, Security Event Management, Data Loss Prevention, Web Application Protection).
- Minimum of five (5) years experience managing complex IT and/or Information Security projects.
Desired Qualifications
- Solid understanding of information security, site delivery, and/or web analytics.
- Industry recognized security certifications (CISSP, CISA, GSEC, etc.).
- Industry recognized project management certifications (i.e. PMP).
- Experience in the web application security field.
- Experience with web application firewall (WAF) concepts and technologies.
- Experience with general information security technologies, processes, and concepts.
- Proven understanding of one or more web development technologies, methodologies, or architectures such as J2EE, HTTP/S, DNS, TCP/IP, ASP, etc.
- Experience with working closely with customers to implement customer projects.
- Proven ability to lead project teams through the entire project development life cycle.
- Proven good business judgment, and ability to make decisions in a fast paced environment.
- Proven ability to produce detailed functional requirements from business requirements.
- Working knowledge of the full software development lifecycle.

Other Information

* Is relocation available for this position: No
* Is US Citizenship required: No
* Is a Security Clearance Required: No
If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

About Akamai:

Akamai® is the leading content delivery network (CDN) providing cloud services that help deliver, optimize, and secure online content and business applications. At the foundation of Akamai solutions, the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ enables unmatched speed, reliability, and security–backed by expertise and relentless innovation–to improve reach and invisibility across the web. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to more securely leverage the cloud. To learn how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, visit www.akamai.com, and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter.

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, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. EEO is the Law.

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