Would consulting with customers to build quality internet solutions excite you?

Do you love designing and selling innovative solutions to customers?

Join our Pre-Sales team

The PreSales engineering team is the technical partner to Sales. We provide unanticipated value and strive to provide the right solutions to our customers. Our team possesses the deepest levels of technical understanding and builds relationships to understand customer business drivers. We match these to Akamai’s technology, and clearly articulating complex solutions to our customers.

Shape the future of the internet

As a Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer, you will sit at the heart of the sales process. You will be the technical evangelist supporting customers with the adoption of our products and services. You’ll play a pivotal role in demonstrating the value of our solutions, helping to close the sale.

As a Solutions Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Creating sales opportunities by managing the pre-sales technical process and demonstrating Akamai’s technology to customers

Managing the technical proposal process and ensuring all technical information and recommendations addressing customer requirements are accurate

Working closely with sales to educate customers on Akamai’s services and build strategic solutions

Shaping technical and product innovation by evaluating new technologies, and proposing solutions for production

Maximizing customer satisfaction, retention, and growth based on the customer’s needs and business requirements

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

6-8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field or its equivalent

Have 5-6 years of relevant experience working in a customer-facing or consulting role in technical presales/sales engineering

Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the internet, including TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP and SSL protocols

Possess Relevant knowledge of security, public and private cloud related technologies

Demonstrate excellent written, verbal and presentation skills including communicating complex technical content to a range of audiences

Be a good team player, able to collaborate, prioritize, and solve problems in a fast changing environment

Be a good team player, collaborating with people from across the business and have fluency in English language

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.

what makes Akamai a great place to work

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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.




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