Shape/Akamai Security Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 2:55 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


Seeking a professional and experienced SHAPE/Akamai Security Engineer to join our on-site client-facing team.


  • Work closely with stakeholders to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot Shape / Akamai web application firewall appliances across select customer applications and ensure its peak performance
  • Work closely with other cybersecurity groups to coordinate and de-conflict protective measures.
  • Monitor and interpret traffic analytics to help identify malicious traffic.
  • Analyze and interpret raw data using Splunk and other analytic tools to and statistical techniques to identify trends and patterns and provide ongoing insight and visibility to management.
  • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.
  • Provide ongoing support to existing monitoring capabilities and data collection systems. Provide development support for the expansion and implementation of new systems.
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities across a broad customer.
  • Help to develop and document procedural guides, SOPs, and process flows for the functions performedContributing to the development of re-engineering methods to improve processes, reduce risks, increase controls and/or increase customer satisfaction
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computers or other business-related major, or equivalent experience
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in data or operational analysis
  • Advanced technical expertise with Excel 
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with business intelligence software, databases (SQL etc)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Experience working in a fast-paced complex system 
  • Experience in a very large enterprise environment
  • Understanding of working with a complex network is a plus

** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required) **





NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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