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Akamai Reviews

Updated 12 November 2018
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  • "Work Life Balance could be better" (in 46 reviews)

  • "no cons to say its great company" (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Solutions Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    What not.. Free food, loaded pantry, Door step pick up and drop service, wfh, mac everything I like.

    Cons

    Management was good but not happy with the recent developments.


  2. "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Escalation Manager in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Escalation Manager in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good exposure, good work life balance, company cares for employees

    Cons

    Lot of power in hands of managers

  3. "Good place to work provided you are in the right team"

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    Former Employee - Solutions Atrchitect in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Solutions Atrchitect in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Work culture
    Flexible work options
    Easy to understand the direction CEO is taking the organization

    Cons

    Lots of pressure from Wall street on Akamai now to perform
    Difficult to change opinions or ideas of veterans in the company

    Advice to Management

    Multiple teams working on the same thing is still persistent , also need to streamline the internal tools that people use for communication , code base , sdlc etc.


  4. "Platform operations engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Platform Operations Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Platform Operations Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work. This role involves handling alerts and you are done after 8hrs day

    Cons

    Managers need to this from employees perspective and work accordingly


  5. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work, Good work life balance and some of the best benefits as compared to the benefits.

    Cons

    New technologies needs to be added on technical front. Which I believe is happening under current CTO's leadership

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Have some anonymous reviews from each and every team anonymously. Nepotism might be part of some teams.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Technical Support Engineer II"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary with superb hike every year. Good place to learn.

    Cons

    Not a healthy environment. Play dirty politics.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Ok Ok not too bad neither too good"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    food snacks gym culture learning etc

    Cons

    workload management GSS workload again

    Advice to Management

    treat employees as human and not machines

  8. "Awesome place to be"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Salary.
    Great work environment.
    Work life balance.

    Cons

    Requires more experience for a specific position promotion.


  9. "network"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Bengaluru

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work life balance is good, health insurance is good

    Cons

    you are on your own


  10. "Benifits"

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    Former Employee - Assistant in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Assistant in Bengaluru

    I worked at Akamai (Less than a year)

    Pros

    All the benifits what you can expect from a good company, has good environment for work.

    Cons

    sometimes the pressure to work more


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