Akamai Security Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly | US-Silver Spring
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/27/2021 8:10 AM)
# of Openings
IT Operations


BRMi Technology is seeking ais seeking a Sr. Web Attack and Fraud Protection Cyber Security Engineer to implement the latest Botnet and Fraud detection technology and strategies to ensure the cybersecurity posture of clients' enterprise is resilient, effective across the organization and scalable. Additionally, this position will provide cybersecurity engineering support to research, evaluate, design, implement, and maintain system and product solutions, applying knowledge of engineering principles. Provide technical and engineering support for projects. This position may require after hours support during enterprise maintenance windows and as needed to support escalated issues related to our clients Akamai product suite.


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  • Serve as an Akamai platform SME and support client employees regarding all aspects of the management of the Akamai Platform.
  • Monitor, on a weekly basis, the population of externally advertised client websites and webservices to determine if sites or services have been added or removed.
  • Work with business owners to onboard or off board their sites and services from the Akamai platform.
  • Scrub the current list of websites and services both under and not under Akamai and determine sites and services that should remain under Akamai and what should be removed from Akamai.
  • Develop procedures for the onboarding and off boarding of sites and services behind Akamai.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or appropriate


  • Working knowledge of the Akamai product suite and how these technologies are leveraged within an Enterprise environment
  • Working knowledge of software configuration, management, and administration
  • Experience in and knowledge of IT operations and change management
  • Familiarity with security operations and cyber-attack methods a plus
  • Ability to take direction from management and lead engineers
  • Effective skill in achieving goals through influence, collaboration, and cooperation
  • Effective skill in demonstrating Integrity and high standards of personal and professional conduct
  • Working knowledge of cyber security engineering
  • Effective organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Effective word processing and spreadsheet software skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective research, analytical, and problem solving skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or the equivalent combination of education, training or experience
  • Familiarity with security operations and cyber-attack methods
  • Working knowledge of cyber architectures
  • CISSP, CISA, GIAC, CCNA or other related Information Security certifications
  • Experience with one or more cyber security detection/technologies/tools

Current Akamai Products in use

  • Kona Site Defender
  • Bot Man
  • Prolexic
  • Client Reputation
  • Site Shield
  • Cloud Monitor
  • GTM

Looking for experience in

  • Cloudflare
  • AWS WAF, Route 53
  • ALB – Application Load Balancing
  • CDN – Content Delivery Network

** BRMi will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.**

**This is a W2 opportunity only**


We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and commitment at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 


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