Akamai
4.0 of 5 233 reviews
www.akamai.com Cambridge, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

233 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

1 person found this helpful  

it was good

Sales Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Akamai

Prosgood technology and good services

Consits a total bureaucracy and needs to run like a smaller startup

Advice to Senior Managementmake it act like a smaller company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Disapproves of CEO

16 people found this helpful  

Run by suits who were born on third base and thought they hit a home run.

Solutions Engineer (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Akamai


Pros: Compensation is adequate. Name recognition is pretty solid in the industry. The knowledge you… Cons: The very tragic truth of Akamai is that they lost their "Steve Jobs" or "Jeff Bezos" in the terrorist attacks of 9/11. His name was… Advice to Senior Management: Retire. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Good overall, but independent-development structure can mean uneven quality in experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Mateo, CA

I have been working at Akamai


Pros: Generally good people who care about the work, which is cutting edge for… Cons: Company is in transition now from being a startup in early 1998 to operating more on the big business standard model now. That can be… Advice to Senior Management: Do not let the corporate politics and interdepartmental departmental struggles for… More

There are newer reviews on Akamai.

Worked for Akamai? Contribute to the Community!

Akamai – Why Work for Us?

At Akamai, "Faster Forward" is how we approach everything we do, every challenge we undertake, each problem we tackle. Most of all, it's how we approach our careers, and our culture. Founded in the lecture halls and… Full Overview

Provided by employer [?]

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Akamai reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for Akamai CEO Tom Leighton. All reviews posted anonymously by Akamai employees.