Akamai Developer

Posted: Feb 5, 2019

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

  We are currently seeking a talented and highly versatile Akamai Developer who has strong experience in the Akamai design and development. This role will be primarily based in our downtown and Brampton offices. You will work with the infra and DevOps teams to design and build the Akamai solutions. We strongly value deep technical skills, willingness to learn, and desire to work in an intensive, highly productive environment.   Primary Function:   Design and develop a robust Akamai solution for Digital web properties.    Responsibilities include: * Design Akamai cloud-based solutions for the delivery and storage of web applications, sites and many environments. * Coordinate with business stakeholders, DevOps, CloudOps, developers and support staff to help resolve issues and clarify requirements. * Integrating with various networking infrastructure like firewalls, proxy servers and load balancers -- along with various front-end technologies.   Qualifications * Technologies include: Akamai NetStorage; AWS; Azure Gateways; NGINX; Apache; TeamSite/LiveSite; Cassandra; AngularJS and much more. * Implement and maintain Akamai website/application delivery configurations and Akamai NetStorage, including custom caching, routing, web performance and custom rules/modules. * Akamai Delivery Configurations include modules like: Adaptive Image Compression, Content Targeting/EdgeScape, Device Characterization, Edge Redirector Cloudlet, Enhanced Secure Delivery, Forward Rewrite Cloudlet, Front End Optimization, HTTP/2, Image Manager, Mobile Detection & Redirect, Real User Monitoring, Site Failover, SiteShield, Variable Support, Visitor Prioritization Cloudlet, Web Application Firewall (WAF), and more. * Launch new pages, sites, and platforms using Akamai technologies to reduce load on the origin servers and reduce incidents. * Akamai technologies include: Akamai Cloudlets Policy Manager, including Edge Redirector, Forward Rewrites and Visitor Prioritization waiting rooms. * Akamai DNS based products and SSL certificates are essential networking products that must be maintained for all web infrastructure and provide critical routing of user traffic. * Akamai Global Traffic Manager (GTM) and Application Loader Balancer (ALB) configurations are critical for multiple data centers, disaster recovery and migrations. * Akamai Fast DNS, along with traditional DNS infrastructure to provide highly-available solutions for all our DNS hosting. * Akamai Certificate Provisioning System for all our Akamai managed SSL Certs. * Use various Akamai technologies and techniques to improve web page performance and site off-load. * Web performance optimization tools like Image Manager (IM), Dynamic Page Caching (DPC) and Front End Optimization modules. * Akamai security products are currently being implemented on all our sites and we need to work closely with stakeholders, security teams, Akamai Pro Services and resolve incidents with support teams. * Security products include: Site Shield, Kona Site Defender, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Prolexic, BOT Manager, and Security Monitor. * Akamai Administration is important to support multiple teams BAU activities and constant monitoring of various systems to insure stability of our vital infrastructure. * Akamai reporting, including traffic, user/origin performance, media, and billing center. * Manage Akamai Users & Groups, CP Codes, API Delivery, NetStorage account administration. Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position) Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON  Travel Requirements: Up to 25% Posting Category/Function: Digital & eCommerce Requisition ID: 138573   Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:   1. Our people are at the heart of our success 2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do 3. We do what’s right, each and every day 4. We believe in the power of new ideas 5. We work as one team, with one vision 6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment   What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at [email protected] to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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