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"It Project Manager"

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Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Akamai full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Cambridge, MA location, Nice facilities (8CC), Competitive Pay and Benefits, Flexible Hours

Cons

Can be tough climbing the ladder

Other Employee Reviews for Akamai

  1. Helpful (13)

    "If you are not an Engineer, this is not a place you will be valued"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Kendall Square is a good location
    Office space has been recently remodeled
    There are a lot of bright employees

    Cons

    Very negative culture
    Poor treatment of most employees
    Support functions are not valued or respected
    Few benefits- no cafeteria, parking, child care, etc.
    Employees are expected to work a crushing amount of hours- there is pride in saying that you worked overnight or every single weekend


  2. "One of the best companies I have ever worked in"

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

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

    Pros

    Intellectually challenging work in a very collaborative environment. Lots of non-trivial problems to be solved, and many opportunities to provide ideas for solving them. Due to its unique business and technology, the learning curve is very steep, but everybody I met was happy to help you learn.

    If you want to work and think hard, and you want feel that you are contributing to a great team, then Akamai is one of the best places to be!

    Cons

    In 2+ years of working at Akamai I could not find even one "con"!

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course.

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