D. E. Shaw India

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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

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3.6 60 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

D. E. Shaw India Founder David E. Shaw

David E. Shaw

(8 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Awesome work culture, good pay, good benefits, intelligent people to work with, good parties(in 12 reviews)

  • not very stressful; good work-life balance(in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Unprofessional expectations from boss led to poor work-life balance(in 4 reviews)

  • Top Heavy, not much scope for promotion at high levels(in 3 reviews)

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    Good place to work for and grow your skills

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAwesome work culture, good pay, good benefits, intelligent people to work with, good parties

    Conslots of work, adhoc work planning

    Advice to Senior Managementcontinue the good work. all the best

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice place to work.

    Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    Pros- Awesome company culture.
    - Work life balance.
    - Good money.
    - Exposure to financial domain.
    - Free food.

    Cons- Lack of technically challenging work.

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

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    Amazing work culture in company

    Analyst (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsInformal and cool work culture!

    ConsSometimes people take it it too easy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good, definitely can be better

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    Proschance to work with new technologies
    freedom to take initiatives
    flexible working hours
    great cafeteria (I miss this the most)

    Consmost of the work is only for in-house usage..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Company to work in India

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsOne of the Best place to work to work with good work, compensation, culture, parties, outings and balance.

    ConsSometimes high work pressure can cause imbalance.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Good place to work

    Senior Member IT (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsGood work environment, very flexible working hours, good amount of exposure towards new technological development. Very informal culture.

    ConsWork load a bit too much during month end

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

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    great learning, but needed to move on after a point

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Proscollegial atmosphere, meritocracy driven, flex hours for some departments..great annual sports tournament

    Consback office work, not much progress in nature of work after a while

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

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    Smart people in a top-heavy environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    Pros- Great Perks: Parties, gifts, workplace facilities
    - Exposure: New York office has some very smart people, exposure to financial industry, perfectionism at work
    - Compensation: Some of the best salaries in the industry

    Cons- Top Heavy, not much scope for promotion at high levels
    - Lots of islands within the company

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is doing their best under the circumstances.

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

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    Project Leader

    Project Leader, Information Technology (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsPay
    Work culture
    Inteliigent Coworkers
    Flexible timings
     processes

    ConsNo technical diversity
    Transparent management
    No on site oppertunity
    Work pressure

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    D.E.Shaw is a good company to work for a couple of years

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat culture, very talented people

    ConsOffice politics and redundant process

    Advice to Senior Managementif you cut 60% of top managers in Hyderabad operations there would be no effect on the company. it's a party out there.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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