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Ariba Reviews

Updated April 13, 2017
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Pros
  • There is great emphasis on Work/Life Balance (in 26 reviews)

  • Flexible Working hours, Supportive Management, Offsites, Free Meals & Cab facility, Medical Insurance, Work from Home Option (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / Life balance is non-existent in the customer-facing roles (in 23 reviews)

  • Another thing, if you're a field consultant, you will have a very long hours with no work life balance while you're in a project, guaranteed (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Senior principal consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent culture and benefits. Very good customers in many industries. Great products and excellent innovations.

    Cons

    Some of consultants could be difficult to work with

    Advice to Management

    Focus on quality and training of staff


  2. "Overall happy"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great product, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Pay is lower than in other companies for the same work


  3. "Great Company, Hit or Miss with Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Engagement Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Engagement Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very competitive compensation, lots of great people with great energy

    Cons

    Hit or miss with management, I have had 3 directors in 5 years. Two were exceptional, the current one is the biggest snake I have ever worked for, watch your back...

    Advice to Management

    Need to listen to customer and employee feedback or some of the up and coming P2P competitors and going to run all over us.


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  5. "Procurement Operations Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Operations Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Procurement Operations Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reasonable Pay, Opportunity for Advancement, Nice perks like free lunch 2 days a week and free beer every Friday.

    Cons

    Since people move up fast some of the leadership lack the skills needed to manage people. That being said, most management tries to do well by the employees.


  6. "Fast paced work place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Extremely fast paced work environment
    Excellent growth opportunities
    Employee focused leadership

    Cons

    Compensation is not up to the standard
    High stress levels

    Advice to Management

    A lot of the employees are at a low end of the band and wish there was one time correction to fix them.


  7. "Good company, slow moving"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance. Good compensation.

    Cons

    Older workforce, not as innovative as it could be.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Willing to embrace and celebrate Diversity

    Cons

    working with big team all over the globe is hard to get things done quickly

    Advice to Management

    consolidate and centralize resources. Team members should have all access and skills to get things done.


  9. "Great place to be!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Engagement Executive in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Engagement Executive in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits, managers are very focused on people first and their career development

    Cons

    Need to revitalize training program


  10. "Very unprofessional environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Support in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Support in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ariba full-time

    Pros

    Good procurement applications. Beers on Fridays and free lunch on Wednesdays

    Cons

    Very unprofessional environment with supervisors being toxic in nature and playing favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Don't just look at numbers. QM can manipulate the numbers


  11. "Great place to work, valuable experience for growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ariba (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Great teams with supportive members and managers
    2. Compelling resources from SAP
    3. Helpful IT and HR integrated with SAP

    Cons

    Scattered team across the states, hard to communicate sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Have regular checkpoints within teams to touch base and keep information transparent



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