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Akamai Technical Support Engineer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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Technical Support Engineer

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Akamai.

Interview Details – HR phone screening, basic questions, tcp ip linux

Interview Question – HM round. Asked questions related to networking and linux   Answer Question

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Technical Support Engineer Interview

Technical Support Engineer
Kraków (Poland)

I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Akamai in January 2014.

Interview Details – 45min phone interview. Questions such as "Why do you want to work in this company, Why in this field, or why in this location" plus technical aspects.

Interview Question – None of them were actually complicated if you have a certain knowledge regarding computer networking, but they asked me to grade myself in several technologies that you might not when being a recent graduate.   Answer Question

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Technical Support Engineer

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Akamai.

Interview Details – First interview by phone with some basic technical questions:

How does DNS work?
Name a few streaming protocols
Difference between TCP and UDP

Interview Question – How quickly can you learn perl, java and python?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Yes, was firm about the income I wanted. Did not negotiate.

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Technical Support Engineer

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Akamai in August 2011.

Interview Details – 1) Technical (basic)
2) Technical (Advanced)
3) Manager
4) IQ, Listening and reading test
5) Technical panel -1
6) Technical panel -2
7) Technical discussion with Lead
8) HR round
9) India Manager

Interview Question – How internet works?   Answer Question

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