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Akamai Technologies, Inc Compensation Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you excited about working on a fast paced goal oriented team?

Are you excited about working with global compensation programs?

Join our Compensation Team!

This position will report to the Director of Global Compensation. This role will work with a cross-functional team including HR colleagues and organizational leaders. Akamai's Compensation team is a key HR center of excellence and a strategic partner to the business. From strategy design to program delivery, the team plays a significant role in contributing to the employee value proposition here at Akamai.

Partner with the best

The Compensation Manager will focus on developing and delivering global compensation policies. This role will require someone who is self-starting to oversee the current programs and make appropriate recommendations to allow the organization to scale going forward

As a Compensation Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing all aspects of global compensation cycles including sales compensation, annual compensation program review, annual salary planning cycle and bonus cycles.

  • Providing advice and counsel to HR business partners and senior staff on pay decisions including policy and guideline interpretation.

  • Conducting research, annual market analysis resulting in best practices; providing input on recommendations on global plans and programs; ad hoc analysis and planning

  • Providing thought leadership on compensation and related topics both within the global compensation community and with internal clients.

  • Participating in the design, development and implementation of programs that enhance Akamai's ability to attract, motivate and retain talent at all levels of the organization.

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree or its equivalent

  • Have the ability to identify challenges and develop appropriate solutions while meeting competing and shifting deadlines

  • Able to work independently, prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, manage details and deliver results in an environment with competing demands.

  • Have exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Have proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience working with Oracle HRMS is a plus.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best can vary for each person.

This is a flexible role and may be performed at your home and/or the local Akamai office (in the country advertised). We are happy to discuss working options in this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Akamai is committed to complying with COVID-19 requirements in the countries where it operates. For locations or roles subject to vaccination mandates, we require proof of vaccination or an approved exemption, if permitted, as a condition of employment. We will provide additional details regarding our vaccine record submission and exemption request protocols during the hiring and onboarding process.