Priceline.com

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senior network engineer

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Former Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Norwalk, CT
Former Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Norwalk, CT

I worked at Priceline.com full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Very lax'd work environment in regards to start time. Most managers are incompetent since they get promoted from within with very little or no management training.

Cons

Management unable to properly gauge good from bad technical talent. The environment tends to be status qua in regards to technology. No longer has the feel of an eCommerce site, but feels more like an insurance or banking institution. Company is very frugal with buying decisions and picks price over quality with regards to buying decisions.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do away with new management layers and go back to a flat model. The new reorg has bloated the company with regards to executive decision red tape. To much middle management introduced in regards to employee management ratio. This leads to slow decision making process as well as delivery times associated with project delivery times.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

34 Other Employee Reviews for Priceline.com (View Most Recent)

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    Down to earth people, relaxed atmosphere.

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Norwalk, CT

    I worked at Priceline.com full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The stock is really strong right now. It wasn't a very stressful place to work. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Salaries are about average. In some groups they might be a little under market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think there are very competent leaders at Priceline.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall it's a nice place to work in.

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    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Priceline.com

    Pros

    Great benefits, including discounts on travel.

    Cons

    Some senior management are not very good in their supervisory duties.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get to know your team.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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