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Akamai Coding Edge 2019

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Calling out all the tech-enthusiasts out there!

We, at Akamai, embrace innovation—bringing ideas, products, and services and the internet interactions around the world. Akamai is the world’s largest cloud delivery company and biggest public cybersecurity company. Akamai was founded on intellectual curiosity, a tenacious spirit and a belief that one group of people could make a difference.

To celebrate this spirit, we welcome you to Akamai Coding Edge 2019, A national level hackathon to collaborate, code and compete with best developers from across India. We're extremely glad to have you here.

This Contest has two phases:

1. Online Round -

  • Online coding round from 22nd November 6 PM to 24th November 2019, 11:55 PM.
  • This competitive coding round has 2 programming question (restricted to C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, Go and Ruby) and 15 MCQs. You are expected to solve them in 2 hours.
  • Sample programming question

2. Offline Round -

  • Shortlists from Round 1 will be invited for the offline round on 7th, December 2019 at Akamai's office, Bangalore
  • The offline round will have one task-based question. Based on the question, You are expected to build a web app, mobile app, desktop app, or any other type of application. You get 5-6 hours for the same.
  • Please note that any framework or tech stack other than PHP and .Net can be used in building the application.
  • Sample task-based question

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Anyone with 6 months+ Industry experience.
  • Skills: Any tech stack/framework except PHP and .Net




There are great prizes to be won

First Prize

INR 1,00,000 

Second Prize

INR 75,000 

Third Prize

INR 50,000 

Top 10

INR 7,500 

Goodie Bags

Goodie bags to all offline participants


Akamai is the edge. Our globally distributed intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so our customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. We keep decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away.The company was founded in 1998 by Daniel M. Lewin (then a graduate student at MIT) and MIT applied mathematics professor Tom Leighton. In 2018, Akamai celebrated 20 years in the industry and over these years we have evolved from just being a CDN to be a leader in Cloud Security Solutions, and today we are the world’s largest and the most trusted Cloud Delivery Platform. Akamai is now one of the world's largest public cybersecurity companies and arguably the largest when it comes to providing cloud security services.

As of today, the Akamai platform delivers nearly 3 trillion Internet interactions every single day that is about 30% of all web traffic. It handles web traffic reaching more than 30 Terabits per second.

We strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome. And are fully able to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team.

Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Know more about Akamai's work place diversity here

Finally, Akamai has a very inclusive work environment and is known to have a healthy work-life balance. Akamai Technologies India Private Limited is recognized among India's Best Companies to Work For 2019 and among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2019 (Top 75). Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 100 Best Companies to Work For (with employee strength more than 500) through an objective and rigourous workplace culture assessment process. As a part of our annual research in India, this year a total of 747 organizations were evaluated and from them, we identified India’s 75 Best Workplaces for Women 2019. So, hope you have an exciting journey ahead!


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