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Akamai Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2019

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3.9
81%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
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Akamai CEO Tom Leighton
Tom Leighton
897 Ratings
  1. "Good support for Innovation and Driving Initiatives"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Instructionl Designer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance if you want to take up cross-department initiatives, you will be encouraged and supported well innovation-driven culture keeps you interested in your job

    Cons

    Being a product company, some support functions suffer layoffs, for example in L&D

    Akamai2019-12-01
  2. "Order Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Order Management Analyst in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance Good management Job security Best package in the market

    Cons

    nothing as such as a cons

    Akamai2019-11-28
  3. "Decent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent benefits, good pay, work life balance is awesome

    Cons

    Work like a government office

    Akamai2019-11-27
  4. "Wonderful company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Akamai is by far the best company for which I have ever worked. The management has the best interest of the employees in mind. The employees are dedicated to the success of Akamai.

    Cons

    There are growing pains which is expected of a rapidly-growing firm.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.

    Akamai2019-11-26
  5. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good place to work till today

    Cons

    nothing as of now till today

    Akamai2019-11-24
  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work culture and great peers

    Cons

    You might get lazy due to too much lenience

    Akamai2019-11-23
  7. "Best place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai full-time

    Pros

    Everything is good there nothing to worry about

    Cons

    Nothing to specify as con

    Akamai2019-11-22
  8. "Great Place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Amazing Salary 2. Good work-life balance. 3. Great Benefits. 4. Fantastic People.

    Cons

    1. Few basic Cons that are part of every organization

    Akamai2019-11-21
  9. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Architect in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Pay & Benefits Smart Team Members Interesting Problems

    Cons

    Hard to interact with others No opportunity to travel to industry events Difficult expense policy

    Akamai2019-11-20
  10. "Great Place To Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior DevOps Engineer in Tel Aviv-Yafo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Big diverse community for employees. Many amenities. Lots of opportunities to grow and network.

    Cons

    Huge organizations move slowly. Bureaucratic messes happen daily, but no disasters.

    Advice to Management

    Stay open to innovation and new method of doing things. Stay agile and compete in relevant spaces.

    Akamai2019-11-19
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