Akamai

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Great place to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Technical Project Manager  in  San Mateo, CA
Current Employee - Technical Project Manager in San Mateo, CA

Pros

Flexible hours, unlimited annual leave, good salary and benefits, lots to learn, helpful coworkers

Cons

Work overload, work/life imbalance, location

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Intermediate manager should visit teammates regularly to keep close and good relationship

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Akamai

  1.  

    One of the best technology companies you can work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Engineer  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Great work culture, tremendous opportunity to learn, great technology and exposure on job

    Cons

    Benefits and Perks can be a lot better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should do a lot more to retain good people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Started well, ended poorly

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer  in  Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA

    Pros

    Great co-workers, nice office space, flexibility (i.e. working from home)

    Cons

    no perks, stingy pay scale, upper management loaded with failed cast offs from larger companies who are turning akamai into another bloated tech company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stay innovative and reward the engineers appropriately. stop hiring senior management from dying large companies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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