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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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Fun and Full Ownsership
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Current Employee), bangaloreMarch 5, 2014
You are the owner of the task here .
No Micro management though
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Powerhouse Company with a compelling story
Senior Account Development Executive (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAMarch 5, 2014
Pros: performance is rewarded, a culture of collaboration, off-site team events, emphasis on success and a career path.
Cons: over-emphasis on metrics.
Typical day at work: Plan call schedule. Conduct outbound prospecting activities into targeted accounts in assigned territory using advanced phone/email techniques. Coordinate internal resources to support sales efforts. Work with field sales reps on strategies to penetrate targeted accounts.

What I learned: To have fun competing in a fast paced metrics – more... driven environment. How to use PowerPoint effectively. The art of concise email messaging to C-Level executives. Effectively articulate Akamai solutions to C-Level executives in the context of their businesses.

Management: Seasoned, space defining thought leaders who inspire.

My co-workers: Some of the best people I've ever worked with.

Hardest part of the job: Achieving a consistent level of success against metrics.

Most enjoyable part of the job: Believing in the mission of the company, the problems the technology solves, and that performance is rewarded. – less
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Fun and Responsible Environmenet
Salesforce developer (Current Employee), BangaloreFebruary 9, 2014
Very good place to work here. People are very helpful. I have learned lot from seniors and lead here. Playing Table tennis and cricket is my favorite activities.
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Productive annd fun place
Application Software Engineer (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAJanuary 16, 2014
learning depends on which team you land in. It is a flat organization. You can talk to anyone openly. Co-workers are very friendly.
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java developer
Sr. Java/J2EE Developer (Former Employee), MAJanuary 8, 2014
• Over 6+ years of experience in (3D) Design, Development, and Deployment of Enterprise Applications that encapsulate Front-End Web technologies and Back-End Web Services using Java/J2EE technologies.
• Expertise with frameworks such as Spring, Struts, Hibernate, JSF, Log4J, JNDI, JDBC, Servlets, JSP, XML, XSD, XSLT, JSON, Java Beans, JAX-RPC,JAX-WS – more... API for SOAP services and JAX-RS.
• Skilled in UI Development using HTML, Ajax, JavaScript, JSON, JQuery and CSS.
• Knowledge of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and implementation experience with SOAP and RESTful Web Services.
• Experience in developing, deploying and administering the applications on the JBOSS, WebLogic, WebSphere and Tomcat platforms.
• Experience in unit testing the applications using JUnit Framework.
• Proficient in OO Methodology, Analysis/Design Principles and Design patterns.
• Experience in writing SQL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, Cursors, and Triggers with Oracle, SQL Server, and MYSQL.
• Experience in various project implementation methodologies such as SDLC, Agile and Scrum.
• Experience in developing UML use cases, class, sequence and deployment diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
• Experience in requirement analysis and document functional and technical design documents.
• Good Team Player with strong communication and organizational skills. – less
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Excellent company to work for
Senior Account Development Executive (Former Employee), Cambridge, MADecember 9, 2013
Pros: excellent work environment, collaboration and creativity encouraged
Cons: pace of innovation sometimes collides with practical realities involved with marketing, selling and supporting services.
Typical day at work: no micromanagement,allowed to just get results at my own pace.

What I learned: How to prospect into large enterprises. The value of being creative.

Management: Cream of the crop. Industry leading trenders.

Co-workers: Bright, engaged, supportive.

Hardest part of the job: Balancing priorities in the fast paced environment.

Most – more... enjoyable part of the job: Performance is well rewarded. – less
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Not Recommended for designer
User Experience Design Contractor (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAAugust 28, 2013
Pros: work life balance
Cons: bad managment
I was a contractor in the Cambridge office. Now their design team is experiencing a growth pain. It is a good company overall. But not a good time to join their design team for now.
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Productive and get to learn a lot
Software Development Engineer in Test (Current Employee), Bangalore, KAAugust 21, 2013
Everyday i get to learn something new about the technology.
Everyone enjoys their work and always on a look out to learn.
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Good place for engineer, but not for designer
User Experience Designer (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 9, 2013
the developer groups are good to work with. But the design team is not well managed.
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One of the best companies to work with
Designation - Account Development Specialist (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAJuly 2, 2013
Importance to people, cultural and emotional values
Employee friendly environment
Very Organized and talent group of employees
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Fun company and great employees
Account Manager / Streaming Project Manager (Former Employee), San DiegoApril 30, 2013
Pros: exciting and cutting edge / great insurance and stock options
Cons: pay was a little low
This was a great company to work for. I learned a lot about the internet industry. The employees have kept in touch with each other as we were very close.