Senior Engineer I - Edge Networking



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.
About this Role

As an Edge Networking Engineer, your role involves collaborating with our development teams and product owners to plan and implement new CDN, Security, and Performance infrastructure using AWS and Akamai technologies. Emphasizing stability and performance, you'll manage routing, caching, DNS, and security components to support digital feature delivery.
Our team values cross-functional teamwork and encourages feedback from peers and management. You'll participate in team meetings, address technical risks, and collaborate with colleagues to achieve shared objectives. lululemon prioritizes asset creation and innovation. You're encouraged to continuously push yourself to innovate, share improvements with stakeholders, and substantiate progress with data. 
  • Documenting processes, creating white papers, and sharing insights with peers, the team, and upper management can open up exciting career prospects within our growing organization.
  • Manage delivery configurations to enable new functionality in engineering projects. Provide input on design and best practices throughout the development lifecycle. Coordinate with Project Managers for timely feature delivery and reliable uptime during QA testing.
  • Monitor web traffic, develop WAF/firewall rules to mitigate security risks, and analyze traffic logs and graphs to detect potential and past attacks. Design intelligent blocking rules to safeguard web infrastructure while allowing legitimate access.
  • Organize network lists and oversee vendor IP additions and removals. Manage Web-based firewall rules, maintaining documentation for access control. Renew or expire access as needed.
  • Review traffic waterfalls, identify potential issues and performance enhancements, and conduct scheduled site performance audits. Initiate projects to address identified performance issues and standardize site features for optimized performance across all properties.
  • Develop automated deployment scripts to enhance deployment speed and organization. Collaborate with developers to create deployment scripts for efficient provisioning of new properties and features. Integrate existing feature control into self-service tools for easy management.
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related experience. 
  • 5 or more years of experience in a Web Performance or Web Development-related role. 
  • Good understanding of web technologies (HTTP, SSL, Headers, Cookies, TCP, Caching). 
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloudflare, Akamai, or other CDN solutions 
  • Great understanding of HTTP waterfalls and browser performance metrics
  • Experience in working with security products like SHAPE (F5), WAF, DDoS, and Bot Mitigation tools. 
  • Experience in implementing Edge/Workers, API and automation.
  • Exposure to bug tracking and task management software such as JIRA, Bugzilla, etc. 
  • Ability to review traffic logs and develop WAF and Bot Mitigation strategies.
  • Understanding of website analytics tools, synthetic monitoring, RUM tools like Blue Triangle or mPulse, and monitoring/alerting methodologies like Splunk.
  • Some programming/scripting knowledge would be a plus (preferably Python, Javascript, or PHP)
 must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.
Additional Notes
Immigration support is potentially available for this role.