TripAdvisor
3.8 of 5 176 reviews
www.tripadvisor.com Newton, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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The best first job I could have hoped for.

Software Engineer (Current Employee)

ProsI say it's the best "first" job because by being expected to work on the full stack, and being surrounded by the most intelligent and helpful people you will ever meet, you learn a ton of software engineering skills very quickly. Also I want to note that in the time I've been here, the company has been growing quite a bit, and some of us had started getting concerned about losing some important parts of our culture, but upper management took this issue very seriously. The CEO himself set aside a lot of time to chat with us in a small group setting about specific aspects of the culture that we felt were important to maintain. I'm not sure exactly how much an hour of his time is worth in company dollars, but it absolutely solidified my company spirit. We're getting bigger, but not too big to care about the little things.

ConsThere was a time earlier this year when things got hectic. It was not a good time. I think that has passed. Let's hope it doesn't happen again.
(Then again, I suppose there are a lot of companies out there which constantly have that level of stress.)

Advice to Senior ManagementI've noticed team managers have a lot less time to spend with their actual teams, they seem overcommitted. Also, please pick one project-tracking system and stick with it. I'm losing track of all the places I have to consult for project specs and update with my status. It's a little silly.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at TripAdvisor full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Friendly environment, great company culture that encourages personal career growth… Cons: Some of the reporting tools and resources used are in… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Good Internship, flexible hours, small fast teams

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at TripAdvisor


    Pros: Good people, lots of fun. Located in Boston which is… Cons: Not as many perks as other tech companies with which… Advice to Senior Management: Keep doing what you are doing. Could be more emphasis… More
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