Akamai Technologies, Inc. Employee Reviews

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FEEL LIKE HOME
Technical Solutions Engineer from 4 (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAAugust 27, 2015
Akamai is a fun place to work with good facilities and infrastructure to the employees, the most enjoyable work place with too many eminities
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Productive and fun place to work in
System Operations Engineer (Former Employee), Bangalore, IndiaAugust 21, 2015
Fun work place with supportive management. Not all about the numbers but you personally grow and develop.Decent amount of red tape and politics, but this is expected of a big company. The most enjoyable part of the job was working alongside my colleagues and learning from them. The office started to get crowded as the company grew.
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Most co-operative, hard-working and fun place to work at!
Technical Support, Customer Care (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 29, 2015
It has been a wonderful experience working at Akamai. I am so glad that I got a chance to do that. A typical day at work involves a lot of smiling and helping faces, great quality of work and engrossing conversations! The only place where everyone actually cares to know how you're doing.
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easy going
Technical Product Manager (Current Employee), Santa Clara, CAJuly 21, 2015
not much scope for advancement
some teams are heavy on politics
internal transfer is never easy .. not teams with great education. just bachelor
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No work/family balance
Technical Project Manager (Current Employee), Atlanta, GAJuly 15, 2015
Cons: No work/family balance
Management is very demanding. Expectation that you work day/night 60+ hrs/week as long as you produce billable hours. Snobbish attitude can be observed of some people that have worked there over 2-3 years. There are great and helpful people and teams, so be careful in your selection and observe.
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Best place to work
Solutions Architect.Performance Evaluation Team (Former Employee), Bangalore IndiaMarch 18, 2015
Akamai was my first company and its been a complete honor and privilege to work with few of the finest minds in the world! Though I was a fresher from college I was treated with equal dignity as other – more... lateral hires and my opinions were always respected. I was blessed with a great team which helped my overall development! The support from the higher-ups is also tremendous which helped me in shaping my career at Akamai. It indeed is the best place to work! – less
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Excellent place to learn and Grow
Platform Operation Engineer (Current Employee), Bangalore, KAMarch 10, 2015
Pros: free food, no dress code
Cons: not found yet
It is a great place where a individual can learn and grow. Work is fun and peoples are helpful. Sometimes work load is high but manageable. The most enjoyable part of the job is its fun place. where us can work and play.
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Fun place to work...
Senior Java/J2EE Developer (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAFebruary 26, 2015
Pros: just perfect
Cons: nothing like mentioning
Excellent environment,

good benefits,

great management,

Most enjoyable.

A great company to work for ...

Excellent environment,

good benefits,

great management,

Most enjoyable.

A great company to work for ...
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A fast growing company with very intelligent employees
Program Manager (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAFebruary 19, 2015
Pros: unlimited vacation, ability to work remotely, & the best benefits possible
Co-workers: Always friendly and willing to help with questions
Management: Top notch people. Always very busy, but they seem to genuinely care about the satisfaction of their team and the company as a whole.
Typical Day: Includes conference calls with team members & partners around the world and some meetings in the office. The rest of the time is spent working on tasks at my desk.
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No work life balance
Release Engineer Senior (Current Employee), bangalore,kaFebruary 14, 2015
Cons: no work life balance
They pay well but No work life balance, life sucks really.

Get organized Akamai

Day starts crazy and ends as more crzier one
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Great benefits, not so great security
Senior Software Engineer - Content Data Networks (Former Employee), San Diego, CADecember 27, 2014
Pros: low-stress, big company benefits, rsu's
Cons: low security, endless meetings, dated technologies
Projects are fun and work life balance is great. Very long project times made it a low-stress environment but sometimes difficult to feel like you're getting anything done. Overall a good place to work.
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Great company
Payroll Analyst-International/US (Current Employee), Cambridge, MANovember 16, 2014
Pros: growth
Great company, well established in its industry.
Day to day responsibilities are challenging.
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Nice Company & good work Culture
Network Engineer (Current Employee), Bangalore, KANovember 3, 2014
Akamai is good brand in India. Work culture in Akamai is very cool.
Micro Management is less.
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Good Place as long as your not aquired by them
Network Operations/NOCC Support Engineer (Former Employee), Englewood, COOctober 21, 2014
Pros: good pay and benefits
Cons: job retention not good in co anyway.
It was a buyout of Nine Systems in Denver that eventually was absorbed then closed in Denver.
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Great place to work
MAJOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Former Employee), Los AngelesOctober 16, 2014
Great company and culture, very exciting technology. Its getting harder for sales folks to make good money here.
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Productive
Associate Solutions Architect Intern (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAOctober 7, 2014
Pros: free lunches
Cons: hectic
Management is great. Co-workers are helpful and cool. Learnt a lot of things.
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Fun place to work
Web Experience Engineering Intern (Current Employee), Santa Clara, CAAugust 5, 2014
Akamai is a great place to work with intelligent and bright minds around you. A very open work culture.
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Best work place !
Security Operations Center Specialist (Current Employee), Hollywood, FLMay 29, 2014
Best place to work !
Great People. Great culture.

Working with exciting technologies every day.
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Dynamic fast paced
Sr. Logistics Team Lead and Project Manager (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAMay 8, 2014
I learned a lot at Akamai. Most important, I learned to have the self confidence in myself needed to make it through 7 years at Akamai.
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Awesome Company
QA Engineer (Current Employee), Bangalore, KAMarch 13, 2014
Pros: good salary, work life balance, great benefits
Cons: salary can be high
Great Work life balance.
You can Put your ideas into realities.
All in all a good company.
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