Compensation Manager - Remote

Akamai Technologies

Akamai Technologies

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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 Bachelor's 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

FlexBase, Akamai's Global Flexible Working Program, is based on the principles that are helping us create the best workplace in the world. When our colleagues said that flexible working was important to them, we listened. We also know flexible working is important to many of the incredible people considering joining Akamai. FlexBase, gives 95% of employees the choice to work from their home, their office, or both (in the country advertised). This permanent workplace flexibility program is consistent and fair globally, to help us find incredible talent, virtually anywhere. We are happy to discuss working options for this role and encourage you to speak with your recruiter in more detail when you apply.

Learn what makes Akamai a great place to work

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At Akamai, we're 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

Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world's most distributed compute platform from cloud to edge we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.

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 challenge 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 fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary for this position ranges from $134,466 - $214,782/year; a candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of annual bonus or incentives, equity awards and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Akamai provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation (in the form of PTO), sick time, family friendly benefits including parental leave and an employee assistance program including a focus on mental and financial wellness; Eligibility requirements apply.

Akamai Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.