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Akamai Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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4.4
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Akamai CEO Tom Leighton
Tom Leighton
1,265 Ratings
Pros
  • "Salary, Work life balance, interesting work(in 238 reviews)

  • "Amazing benefits and great work culture(in 124 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "sometimes the work can get out of hand but mostly we do have a good work life balance(in 59 reviews)

  • "No career progression ppportunities within middle management(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best for anyone to retire here

      Jan 13, 2021 - Senior Data Scientist in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible hours, good pay, chill management, stock options and mainly work life balance.

      Cons

      Little to no growth, no other cons as such

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great People, Great Company

      Jan 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -Transparent boss -Clear expectations -They want you to succeed and they will provide you with the resources and mentorship to succeed -Great people -Great work-life balance

      Cons

      -Lot of meetings, not sure if this is something more companies have in common but I felt like every day there was a meeting that wasn't necessary

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent company. Great culture.

      Dec 27, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company, cares about their employees, excellent benefits.

      Cons

      Can get a bit busy at times skewing work life balance, but thats about it.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Stable and safe

      Jan 20, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      excellent work life balance, very very smart colleagues

      Cons

      total comp is meh. Cambridge is a hot market for engineering and while the WLB is great, it does not make up for the low total comp.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Overall Good

      Jan 20, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1. Good working culture. 2. Good work/life balance 3. Good bonus pay

      Cons

      1. Don't have a good rating system(Performance review).

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company

      Jan 12, 2021 - Senior II Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and work life balance. Cut throat work to do in right groups

      Cons

      Highly political stuck in the past for most of the groups

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    7. 5.0
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      Good to work at

      Nov 6, 2020 - Analyst in Barnsley, KY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance is great

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    8. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      Good

      Nov 4, 2020 - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible time, work life balance, friendly culture

      Cons

      not much to say. Maybe too relax

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent work place

      Oct 3, 2020 - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      startup culture, friendly people, good work-life balance

      Cons

      Never faced any issues. Good company

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      East coast centered

      Oct 2, 2020 - Director, Product Management in Santa Clara, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Technology, Work-life balance, team, CEO

      Cons

      old boy mentality, dirty politics, some sleazy senior management

      2 people found this review helpful
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