Web Operations Engineer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #59076 |
Posted Last Month

Our e-commerce retail client in Chicago is seeking a Web Operations Engineer to join their team on a project.

This role will be need someone with hands on operations experience analyzing, troubleshooting and managing web traffic. Direct experience with Akamai is a really really nice to have, but not critical assuming they have familiarity with some other CDN.


  • Core requirement is someone with hands on operations experience monitoring, analyzing, troubleshooting and managing web traffic for major public web sites
  • Direct experience with Akamai or some other CDN such as Fastly, Cloudflare or LImelight
  • Must be familiar with HTTP/HTTPS traffic streams, DNS management, WAF & Bot Management concepts
  • Expertise with scripting languages such as Python or Lua; automation tools/frameworks such as Jenkins or Cloudbees; public clouds such as AWS or Azure

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.