Mastek Reviews

Updated March 21, 2015
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Mastek Chairman, Managing Director and CEO Sudhakar Ram
Sudhakar Ram
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Pros
  • Good Work Culture, Work life balance, good onsite opportunities (in 29 reviews)

  • Good Work culture,work life balance, onsite oppurtunities (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Higher goals of senior management should be 'PRACTICAL' at all levels (in 7 reviews)

  • Compensation is not as per industry standards (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Good people, fair experience but limited opportunities

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Mastek

    Pros

    - Good people to work with
    - Some projects employed latest software technologies and techniques
    - Some supervisors were excellent

    Cons

    - Limited opportunities in terms of number of projects and variety of projects
    - Pay on par with companies following the same "business model" - but not so much on par with the industry standards

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Improve sales

    Recommends
  2. A company without hunger for revenue and growth

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at Mastek full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good value, culture and governance
    - Salary as per market
    - Process compliance

    Cons

    - Lack of opportunity
    - Business growth is poor

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Don't care their employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mastek full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable growth. Good Team members.
    Gets opportunity to various areas.

    Cons

    Midsize company and cannot compete against the fast growing other companies
    Unfair compensation and appraisal process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't know what to say

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. A good company which was the best employer some years back having the potential to regain that title

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mastek

    Pros

    Employee friendly policies and flexibility

    Cons

    Not willing to retain their best talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. mastek is a product/service based company. It has very good policies

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mastek

    Pros

    It has good pay structure. At least 10% hike per year

    Cons

    Location wise it has major presence in mumbai

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7. Satisfying experience

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Mastek full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company culture; transparency; avenues to perform at an individual level; Good collection of IP which can be leveraged for growth

    Cons

    Lack of growth; too many changes in direction regards to strategy; huge talent drain; geography silos damaging overall resource mix

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Avoid too many changes in direction regards to strategy and management teams; retain good talent; geography silos damaging overall resource mix

    Recommends
  8. Very bad.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Mastek

    Pros

    There are no pros to work there.

    Cons

    ICD and ICM tool is the con

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Review of Mastek

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

    I worked at Mastek

    Pros

    Nice products in insurance business technology especially in Billing and Claims. Growth is pretty strong is North American P&C insurance industry

    Cons

    Has not grown as significantly as other Indian IT companies such as Infosys, TCS, Wipro etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open to projects in other domains even if less margin. Should start looking at growth in different verticals.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Never get into Property and Casualty (P&C) division of Mastek

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mahape (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mahape (India)

    I have been working at Mastek full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very good working environment
    Good Infrastructure
    Free bus service all over Mumbai
    Free snacks after 6.30 PM
    Less work load

    Cons

    Projects are very old and boring
    Most(90%) of their projects are on their proprietary toolkit which itself is buggy
    Growth is less (No growth in P&C division)
    Too much of office politics
    People not doing any work and under performers are praised, hard working people's efforts often goes unnoticed
    Project managers force you to sit long hours even when there are no work or you have completed it.
    HRs are not helpful

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Good learning experience

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    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Mastek (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good learning experience with respect to P&C domain/business
    good learning experience in terms of product based company
    friendly working culture

    Cons

    less onsite opportunity for the US market
    being a product based company not much appreciation in terms of appraisals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To concentrate on getting more business and retaining employees who have worked for the product for a good time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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