Kumaran Systems
2.7 of 5 6 reviews
www.kumaran.com Toronto, Canada 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 31, 2014

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Mohan Kumar Subramanyam

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40% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Programmer (Former Employee)
Chennai (India)

I worked at Kumaran Systems full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWide range of technology we can work.
I worked for 5 projects in 3 years varying from Dotnet, Reports, Oracle Forms, Web services, ETL and Visual Foxpro.
Each have different technology. Good start for a fresher to learn adversely.

ConsWeekends and late nights are usual.
When you have a good work mates, it does not matter for men when working at nights.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt does not try to increase their business. It started with cognizant, but it is the same old company for decades but for cognizant, the history speaks. Billion dollar company in 10 years.
Time to think..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Software Developer (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Kumaran Systems full-time for more than 3 years

ProsNone. There is no advantage joining this company.

ConsEverything. Don't expect anything from this company. This must be the last choice. The only time you can consider this company is when you have got nothing else on your hand.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is no management here. Complete body shopping and they don't really care your needs.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learning to Manage, Managed to learn

Programmer (Former Employee)
Chennai (India)

I worked at Kumaran Systems full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood Office Location, situated in prime location of the city

ConsManagement needs to be aggressive, need to focus on improving sales and marketing strategy in order to get more business and expand its operations. Boasts itself to be a two decade old company, but it doesn't reflect in its style of leadership and the way things are managed. Poor HR benefits, and the senior HR's are unapproachable, they need to improve their approach towards their staffs. No proper rewards and recognition programs followed. Lacks planning and executing minute of things and completely reliant on micro managing their staffs. No proper lighting inside work area and poor maintenance of restrooms and pantry (Hub foe infections). HR treats the exiting employees very badly, especially during the background verification calls made by the resigned employee's prospective employer, the HR (Suresh Sakthivel) in particular deliberately gives negative feedback. They are merely concerned about the career growth of their ex employees and always try to stagnate their future by giving wrong feedback during the background verification calls.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe Ship is great; its high time to change the Captain and the crew, else you will be forced to sink the ship or propel towards the ship breaking yard.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Kumaran Systems Manager- Human Resources responded to this review

Dec 11, 2013

Thanks for review comments. Since you had worked with Kumaran for 3+ years, you must be knowing the open door system, we don't restrict any associate to meet any of the leaders at any point in time ... More

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Working environment is ok. But learning is very slow

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

I have been working at Kumaran Systems full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSalary is good and competating
Good working environment for those who don't require change in work and life
Skills are evaluated neutrally

ConsLearning process is very slow
Need to work late night and weekends almost

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Kumaran Systems full-time

ProsGood place to learn a lot of stuff.

ConsThere is just too much of work / late nights all the time.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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tough but interesting work items

Senior Test Engineer (Former Employee)
Chennai (India)

I worked at Kumaran Systems

Proscan learn a lot of things

Conssalary would not be as such as other companies, but its compromising

Advice to Senior Management-

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