Akamai Reviews

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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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

      Fantastic technology and people

      May 12, 2021 - Anonymous in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Fantastic technology and people. I feel proud to work at this company.

      Cons

      The work can be high stress sometimes, but most likely better than the industry in general.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Overall a nice place to work

      Jul 16, 2021 - Sales Specialist in Addlestone, England, England
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      Pros

      Good benefits overall Nice people Good product albeit a bit pricey Staying agile despite being big

      Cons

      Changes every year with occasional work force reductions Comp plan is complicated Back office processes steers strategy

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Mixed bag

      Jul 4, 2021 - Marketing 
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      Pros

      Market position is strong. Products work

      Cons

      US centric and lots of politics

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Overall pretty good

      Jul 2, 2021 - Production Specialist 
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      Pros

      Pays well, Kind people with a good work attitude

      Cons

      A bit of a boys club

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Jun 17, 2021 - Security Solution Architect 
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      Pros

      Great company to work for. Young and talented employees

      Cons

      Can’t think of any. I guess things change really fast but that can go either way.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Software co

      Feb 23, 2021 - Manager in London, England, England
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      Pros

      International Market leader in the security software

      Cons

      The Lack of progression opportunities in middle management especially for woman

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      great place

      Feb 10, 2021 - Account Executive in London, England, England
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      Pros

      great people and atmosphere in the office.

      Cons

      some times not a clear strategy

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Treated as a number not an individual

      Feb 5, 2021 - Service Delivery Manager in London, England, England
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      Pros

      good salary and good location

      Cons

      Matrix management was very poor

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      SDR

      Jan 20, 2021 - Sales Development Representative (SDR) 
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      Pros

      Best company i've ever worked for.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    11. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company, with Great people

      Jan 4, 2021 - Major Account Executive in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Dynamic and forward thinking Staff are looked after Colleagues are generally helpful

      Cons

      More Technical support staff needed locally IT system due to high security can be clunky

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