Akamai Associate Solutions Architect Interview Questions

Updated Feb 11, 2015
Updated Feb 11, 2015
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Akamai.

    Interview Details

    I was approached by a recruiter. I blew through the pre-screen and had a great conversation about the company, so then the recruiter set up a phone interview with a Solutions Architect. It went poorly because this person obviously had very limited interviewing experience--it felt more like an interrogation than a conversation. In fact, when I answered a question by way of analogy, he was completely baffled!

    Interview Questions
    • Please describe in detail this document that you wrote for your employer. (Difficult to do without divulging proprietary information about my employer.)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Gave me a set of questions to prepare and asked about HTTP,DNS in Technical round. There are behavioral, logical and HR rounds as well. The set of questions were tricky and tested my knowledge on HTTP, DNS and a bit about programming. In the behavioral round, they asked about various situations during my projects and how I dealt them.

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    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Akamai in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews plus 5 on-site interviews. Team matching was interesting wherein I was interviewed by all the members of the team I was to join. Final offer letter discussion call.

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    Negotiation Details
    Internship - no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Co-op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Akamai in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round was a Call interview which was basically asking questions based on the resume like past projects and work experience, after one day they called me for an on-site which was like 2 hours and was interviewed by 5 people in total.
    Questions were based on TCP/IP protocols like DNS, HTTPS, Programming and some puzzles

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Akamai in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    First HR Phone Interview, then Tech Interview, then invited for on-site interview with new team of 4 members lasting 45 mins each, asking relative questions to the kind of job.

    People were down to earth, working on cutting edge stuff.

    Unfortunately I was not selected because they went with someone who has worked more closely with the technology.

    Interview Questions
    • If you want to send data securely through HHTP tunnel, describe the different ways of doing it, which is the best one?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Akamai in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    through college...first online test.The test consisted of quant,logical reasoning and verbal reasoning.2 technical inteviews and one hr.Technical mostly consisted of databse and network questions as well as a bit here dere Os questions.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Associate Solutions Architect Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Akamai in August 2012.

    Interview Details

    Part of on campus recruitment. They asked general questions in DBMS, Algos, Java.
    Then Dept head asked about projects. Finally HR interview.

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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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