D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated September 2, 2015
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  1. 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


  2. Company review

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

    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 Management

    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.


  3. Excellent meritocratic organization with focus on value add and growth

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

    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 Management

    should sustain the focus on meritocracy


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  5. Helpful (2)

    Internship at D.E. Shaw India

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.


  6. It's good so far.

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

    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.


  7. Good work, cool culture, great values

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

    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 Management

    try to retain the open culture.


  8. Awesome work culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - High paying job - Flexible work hours - Awesome work culture

    Cons

    - Work might not be very challenging


  9. Great company and people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Hyderābād (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture. Great people Encourages innovation Good remuneration

    Cons

    Growth opportunity Company has less options to growth after one reaches mid-level mgmt


  10. Helpful (1)

    not bad to work in such place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  11. good place and workable environment

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    working hours are not so good

    Advice to Management

    higher management should put more efforts on human resources development



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