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

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Decent company in an economic downturn

Senior Solutions Architect (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Akamai

Prosvery cool technology that is easy to get excited about.

Consdisorganization between different divisions of the company
compensation and performance reviews are scarce

Advice to Senior Managementincentive plans should be based on the expectations of the job - not a one size fits all

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company, but must innovate more or perish!

Architect (Former Employee)
San Mateo, CA

I worked at Akamai


Pros: Lots of smart people from MIT and other great places; a very unique product; a clear market… Cons: Not that much innovation going on at the moment. Akamai is largely selling whatever was developed years ago. If… Advice to Senior Management: More innovation. More empowerment for remote offices. Don't run the company… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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A great yin and yang

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Akamai


Pros: The people, world-class engineers, the technology... Incredibly challenging. The breadth of technology you work with is impressive. You don't get to do this… Cons: Staggering lack of communication, lack of discipline, architecture support is weak, tactical management is mediocre, though strategic management is pretty good, much, much emphasis placed… Advice to Senior Management: Pay more attention to internal investment. Communicate more. … Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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