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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Director Corporate Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you enjoy leading strategic acquisitions that have significant impact to the company's growth?

Would you like to be part of a company positioned at the intersection of significant and disruptive trends?

Join our strategic transactions team!

Our team is responsible for all aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions, strategic investment strategy and execution. Working closely with internal stakeholders and external entrepreneurs, investors and advisors to source and execute the most impactful deals to strengthen Akamai's leadership position.

Partner with the best

In this role you will be a trusted advisor to the Web and Enterprise divisions, responsible for originating, assessing and leading the execution of various acquisitions, investments and strategic transactions. You will develop business strategy, growth objectives and measurement metrics and lead teams to achieve divisional goals for the company.

As Senior Director of Corporate Development, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing all aspects of deal leadership, pipeline development, analysis, due diligence, negotiation, issue resolution and performance tracking

  • Preparing financial models for candidate companies and related transactions, and presenting business cases to key stakeholders

  • Cultivating a disciplined, metric-based approach that enables data driven decisions

  • Collaborating with functional teams to evaluate and successfully execute opportunities

  • Leading and developing a high performing team to achieve goals

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • 12 years of relevant experience in business development and a bachelors degree or its equivalent

  • Have experience leading all phases of the transaction process, including origination, negotiation, execution and measurement

  • Have planning, financial and analytical skills with experience in valuation and acquisition pro forma modeling

  • Have experience developing effective deal structures, risk mitigation and negotiating strategies

  • Be results driven with the ability to shepherd projects on tight timelines to completion

  • Be a team player with exceptional communication, collaboration and have experience working with executive level stakeholders

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

We are open to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

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

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 drive 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 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.