Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an American content delivery network and cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamais content delivery network is one of the worlds largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user. Over the years its customers have included Apple, Facebook, Bing, Valve, Twitter, eBay, Google, LinkedIn and healthcare.gov. When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is redirected to one of Akamais copies of the website.
Highest paying job titles at Akamai Technologies include Senior Software Engineer, Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), and Software Engineer