D. E. Shaw India

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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

62 Reviews
3.6
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D. E. Shaw India Founder David E. Shaw
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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 and management 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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  1.  

    Good place to work for and grow your skills

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time for 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
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Nice place to work.

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    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 for more than a 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
  3.  

    Amazing work culture in company

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    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Informal and cool work culture!

    Cons

    Sometimes people take it it too easy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    good, definitely can be better

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time for 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
  6.  

    Excellent Company to work in India

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Sometimes high work pressure can cause imbalance.

    Recommends
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very Good place to work

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    • 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 for 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
  8.  

    great learning, but needed to move on after a point

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Smart people in a top-heavy environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād (India)

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Management is doing their best under the circumstances.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Leader

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

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

    Pros

    Pay
    Work culture
    Inteliigent Coworkers
    Flexible timings
     processes

    Cons

    No technical diversity
    Transparent management
    No on site oppertunity
    Work pressure

    Doesn't Recommend
  11.  

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

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, very talented people

    Cons

    Office politics and redundant process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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