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Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Manager, Corporate Development - Remote in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you eager to work on fast paced projects that impact a global technology leader?

Are you an analytical mind with an eye for details?

Join Our Corporate Development Team!

Akamai's Corporate Development team is responsible for driving strategic focus, executing on the Companys acquisition and strategic investment strategies, leading integrations, and enhancing our innovation capabilities. You will work closely with Akamai's senior executives, and Division and Business unit leadership in executing on the Companys vision.

Partner with the best

As a Senior Manager you will participate in all stages of Corporate Development activity and contribute to the deal execution team. You will work with the Corporate Development team as they build business cases to propose and execute acquisitions, investments, and partnerships, with a focus on valuation analysis and financial modeling of potential acquisitions.

As a Senior Manager - Corporate Development, you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying potential new acquisition opportunities linked to our key strategic priorities, and contributing to the development of business cases for acquisitions, investments, and partnerships

  • Performing valuation analysis and financial modeling of potential acquisitions and supporting cross-functional teams to conduct thorough evaluations in the diligence process

  • Working on specific due diligence activities primarily on proving (or disproving) our acquisition hypotheses (in conjunction with other Akamai team members)

  • Leading specific standalone work projects related to key strategic initiatives, including research assignments, transaction analyses, and ad hoc analyses, including leadership roles driving select workstreams

  • Participating in completing strategic reviews of different ecosystems to evaluate new business opportunities

  • Performing quarterly reporting and tracking of completed acquisitions compiled for the board of directors

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 8 years of relevant experience and a bachelors degree

  • Have experience within Investment Banking, Financial Services Advisory, Strategy Consulting, Venture Capital, Corporate Development or Business Development

  • Have a solid understanding of financial statements and accounting, particularly as they relate to M&A

  • Have an understanding of M&A process, with a preference for technology

  • Have demonstrated an ability to be flexible and adaptable to time sensitive situations and work in a dynamic environment

  • Have high proficiency and experience with Excel and Microsoft Suite

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.