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"Fast-paced"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Solutions Engineer in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Solutions Engineer in Cambridge, MA
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Growing company
Amazing unlimited vacation policy
Great people, smart, enthusiastic, energetic

Cons

Growing company .... growing pains
Workload gets very busy at times

Advice to Management

Continue hiring

Other Employee Reviews for Akamai

  1. "Intellectual honesty. Enablement to get cool things done."

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    Current Employee - Engineering Director
    Current Employee - Engineering Director

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

    Pros

    Great smart people, great products, huge market opportunity. Tons of opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy and growing pains that the company is dealing with reasonably well.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Join if you want to be on the forefront of changing how people interact with the internet."

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

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

    Pros

    Fast paced, global, absolutely cutting edge technology. Company is growing like crazy.

    Cons

    Work/life balance is impossible. Impossible to say "no"; expectation is to just keep layering more work on with no end in site. Immature executives in the VP level, everyone escalates right to the top.

    Advice to Management

    Trust the middle management/executive team to make the right decisions. Please stop the escalations if you don't like the answer. Tiring and does not embody that we hold people accountable to make the right decisions.

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