D. E. Shaw India

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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated November 1, 2014
Updated November 1, 2014
71 Reviews
3.7
71 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • and the best part is non-formal work culture (in 13 reviews)

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


Cons
  • Unprofessional expectations from boss and management led to poor work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • No Work life balance for junior members in the team (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    High quality training
    Smart people
    Great employee engagement
    Supportive management

    Cons

    Top-heavy management
    Work quality in some teams is not that great

  2.  

    Good place to work for and grow your skills

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    lots of work, adhoc work planning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue the good work. all the best

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    not bad to work in such place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary..and the best part is non-formal work culture.

    Cons

    Everything depends on Team's manager..small organization to grow fast

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  5.  

    good place and workable environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member Technical in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Member Technical in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Energetic work place and the people are very cooperative, a lot of learning

    Cons

    working hours are not so good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    higher management should put more efforts on human resources development

    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    >The firm hires the best talent with it's stringent hiring process, and undoubtedly one get's to work with the smartest folks in the industry.
    >The best in class facilities extended to employees.
    >Young and Vibrant Culture.
    >Visibility and growth for truly deserving candidates.

    Cons

    -The work gets Redundant and Mundane across all departments in the financial operation division.
    -A few Managers only delegate and do not actually take part in any day to day work and spend time only finding faults rather than working as a team together.
    -No Work life balance for junior members in the team.(people works for Indian hours as well as U.S hours.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Management should encourage people when they wish to rotate to different departments.
    -Job rotation within a department should be encouraged to avoid boredom.
    -Managers should do more than delegating tasks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good Place to work in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - A very good envirnoment to work in
    - Growth is really good

    Cons

    - No Work Life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    - Lack of technically challenging work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Amazing work culture in company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Informal and cool work culture!

    Cons

    Sometimes people take it it too easy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    good, definitely can be better

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Member IT in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Member IT in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Work load a bit too much during month end

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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