D. E. Shaw India

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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
Updated March 2, 2015
78 Reviews
3.8
78 Reviews
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D. E. Shaw India Founder David E. Shaw
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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.  

    Alright

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

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    Different technology stack is a pro

    Cons

    Less growth is a con

  3.  

    Senior Member technical

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    One of the best compensation among its competitors.
    Since its a small firm, you can work on different technological stacks.

    Cons

    Work culture can be hectic some times.

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  5.  

    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
  6.  

    Awesome workplace with good opportunities.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    - Good pay close to the top in the market
    - Good work culture
    - Good opportunities for career progression

    Cons

    - Lacks a bit in work life balance

  7.  

    Company review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Leader, Information Technology in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Project Leader, Information Technology in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    Great culture, lot of smart people to work with, very good learning curve, highest paying job in India, great leaders to look upto

    Cons

    None actually. It is such a great place to work at. They take care of the employees, compensate very well, have great teams to work with and very good work culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just keep hiring students from good colleges. People of Shaw has made the company what it is and it is amazing to work with so many smart people around. It is a great learning experience as well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Excellent meritocratic organization with focus on value add and growth

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    flexible work hours, excellent culture, good quality work, meritocratic org with focus on rewarding start performers, excellent facilities and ambience

    Cons

    flattish hierarchy so promotions are relatively slow, working for too long in this company could make you feel complacent and lazy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    should sustain the focus on meritocracy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    It's good so far.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • 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 (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good to start your career with.

    Cons

    Work is quite domain specific.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Internship at D.E. Shaw India

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

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India

    Pros

    The work environment provided is really good, less workload as compared to other It companies. But need to focus hard for a good reputation in company.

    Cons

    Internship conversion rate not very high, depends on the project group you are working with. Research opportunities are good in the company, but difficult to get.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good work, cool culture, great values

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

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

    Pros

    They trust their employees. You will be provided with a lot of opportunities as well as training. A perfect place for someone who is self motivated and need performance driven recognition

    Cons

    Administration could be more employee friendly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to retain the open culture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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