Job Description – Engineering Manager About the Job The LUNA group is looking for a strong Engineering Manager to lead an engineering team in Bangalore that is responsible for building customer applications on the Akamai Platform. You will work with other engineers, Customer Care group and other groups in Akamai to improve upon existing applications and create new applications for the LUNA Control Center. About the Team LUNA Control Center is Akamai’s main portal. It is the critical system that all of our customers interact with to gather traffic analytics, manage configurations, fetch training and support materials and view their bills. The LUNA group is responsible for the software infrastructure and technical evolution of Luna Control Center. Development engineers in the Portal team execute full lifecycle development of a large-scale multi-tier web application: requirements analysis, application design, implementation and deployment to customer-facing production. Responsibilities: • Recruit, mentor, and lead a large team of talented engineers to their full potential. • Communicate clearly and honestly with internal and external stakeholders about progress, roadblocks, and timelines. • Inspire engineers to work hard, leading by example and keeping enthusiasm high in tight-deadline situations. • Oversee technical scoping and design of projects, ensuring projects deliver the expected value on time. • Handle day-to-day management tasks such as performance reviews, managing time off, and coordinating with Human Resources. • Work closely with management to identify risks, solve problems, and maintain progress. • Foster innovation in the team to develop features that push Akamai’s offerings well beyond those of our competitors. Basic Qualifications • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. • Overall experience: 10+ years of software development experience. • Experience managing engineering teams and mission-critical software projects with customer-facing deliverables on tight deadlines. • Experience with the complete software development process. • Experience in J2EE development. Desired Qualifications • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, small-team environment. • Experience with cross-platform, multi-browser web app development. • Excellent verbal communication skills. • Strong communication and organizational skills. • Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivational, creative, and confident. • Web development experience as a senior engineer/architect ideal. • Understanding of Internet protocols, including IP, HTTP, TCP, DNS.