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Akamai Business Analyst Reviews

Updated April 6, 2017
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Akamai CEO Tom Leighton
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  • work life balance can suffer at times (in 37 reviews)

  • Middle management is lacking experience (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Industry Leader"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Process Analyst in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Process Analyst in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Product leadership, strong learning culture, intelligent and friendly co-workers, competitive salary, detail oriented

    Cons

    Lack of internal communication due to silo structure, lack of KPI metrics or management, consistently invests in production vs. process

    Advice to Management

    Improvement in efficiency and production takes investment in the planning process and a willingness to manage to aligned metrics.


  2. "principal business analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Business Analyst/Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Business Analyst/Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akamai (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, world famous scientists and engineers who will give you their time.
    Innovative and forward looking senior management.

    Cons

    none to speak of now

    Advice to Management

    Keep developing new non commodity products like security pattern analysis. Great move with lightlight!

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Business Systems Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and a great culture.

    Cons

    Rewards aren't upto Industry standards for a long term employee.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "principle business analyst"

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

    I worked at Akamai full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team oriented people, off the charts expertise and available for discussions

    Cons

    IT politics in small areas

    Advice to Management

    promote more movement across the organization to leverage skills


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  6. Helpful (3)

    "Good Company, Mid Management politics, mediocre mid Management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company Benefits are good
    Culture is good

    Cons

    Mid Management Politics
    Learning opportunities are very few


  7. "Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Learning on the process , perks are decent

    Cons

    Micro management /no freedom / Workplace politics is high

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees


  8. Helpful (4)

    "Sales Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work atmosphere facilities to employee such as snacks and food with few beverages

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Sales team is very Pushy and Arrogant at a times
    Forget personal life once you enter your desk
    Shifts really matters

    Advice to Management

    Please work to retain employees and also please take issues seriously communicated by employees during the exit interview.

  9. "Good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Operations Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Operations Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good to Work in this organization

    Cons

    No such cons i found in the company


  10. "Business Operations Analyst II"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours , good food , good snacks , good cab service , latest technology

    Cons

    Work Life Balance , clueless middle management

    Advice to Management

    Promote worthy people and get rid of some dead wood