Akamai Technologies Mock Interview

To help you prepare for an Akamai Technologies job interview, here are 27 interview questions and answer examples.

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What do you see as the top benefits of moving to a cloud based computing platform?

How to Answer

While cloud based computing has certainly had its positive impacts across many different industries, the field of software and technology development has its own unique benefits. For this question, your interviewer will be looking to hear that you understand just how a cloud based platform benefits the field. In your answer, focus on resources that impact both the work that the team at Akamai Technologies performs and the end users of the software.

Written by Ryan Brunner on January 17th, 2020

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List of 27 Akamai Technologies Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1.

    What do you see as the top benefits of moving to a cloud based computing platform?

  • 2.

    What would you say is your top non-technical skill that will help you succeed in this role here at Akamai Technologies?

  • 3.

    What experience do you have in the different types of software maintenance?

  • 4.

    Akamai Technologies embraces an Agile environment. Explain your experience in Agile methodologies and why you think it is important.

  • 5.

    What do you feel is one of the top issues that is faced by data engineers today?

  • 6.

    What data cleaning methods are you familiar with and comfortable using if hired for this role at Akamai Technologies?

  • 7.

    If hired for this position here at Akamai Technologies, would you be comfortable handling overall project manager responsibilities for new software development?

  • 8.

    Would you say that you are a goal oriented on the job? What would I be able to do as your manager to help you achieve your goals if hired here at Akamai Technologies?

  • 9.

    If hired here at Akamai Technologies, what do you feel would be the biggest hurdle for you to overcome from the start?

  • 10.

    What do you feel are the primary features and benefits of the Java programming language?

  • 11.

    Do you have experience working with data in a cloud computing environment?

  • 12.

    At Akamai Technologies, we rely on a full team effort to deliver top quality products to our customers. Tell me about a time that you worked well as part of a team. Are you comfortable in a similar role here?

  • 13.

    How would you say that you would help bring sound data governance philosophies to this role at Akamai Technologies?

  • 14.

    What is one unique personality trait you possess that would help you be successful in this role with Akamai Technologies?

  • 15.

    What software analysis and design tools do you have familiarity working with?

  • 16.

    How would you handle a situation where a colleague was being very difficult to work with?

  • 17.

    In SQL, how do you explain the differences between clustered and non-clustered indexes? Can you name a time that you used each?

  • 18.

    Tell me about your problem-solving skills. Do you enjoy analyzing and solving complex problems?

  • 19.

    Do you have experience writing a custom exception in Java?

  • 20.

    Do you consider yourself stronger in C++, C#, Java, or Python?

  • 21.

    How do you stay organized and on track when working on multiple projects or duties at the same time?

  • 22.

    Talk about a recent successful project that you worked on that required you to navigate some troubled waters during the project. What were the roadblocks and how did you overcome them?

  • 23.

    What programming languages would you consider yourself fluent in?

  • 24.

    How do you measure the success of a data integration project?

  • 25.

    Our cloud computing at Akamai Technologies requires our experts to take proper security measures in their work. What security measures are you familiar with utilizing in a cloud platform?

  • 26.

    Here at Akamai Technologies, we strive for continuous delivery and continuous deployment with our software. Are you familiar with these processes in your current work?

  • 27.

    In your current work, what are the important steps you take in the data validation process?