Photon Infotech Reviews

Updated August 27, 2014
Updated August 27, 2014
147 Reviews

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Photon Infotech Chairman and CEO Srinivas Balasubramanian
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Pros
  • Also good growth prospects from high performers (in 20 reviews)

  • Its a decade old stable organization with good work culture (in 29 reviews)


Cons
  • No coffee machines, I have been used to those since my times at MNCs (in 22 reviews)

  • The only problem with this company is work/life balance (in 15 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Onsite opportunities for technical folks!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    Work is challenging and learning curve is really steep. Company provides excellent learning opportunities for every worker. The workplace is results-oriented so it isn’t too strict on rules as long as the output is good. Onsite opportunities for technical folks!

    Cons

    Some facilities have been lacking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Small improvements to employee facilities like adding a coffee machine to offices or better relaxation areas are good ideas to consider.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Onsite Opportunities for technical folks!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    Photon is a fast-paced technology company which pushes workers to perform at their best in every project. It’s a good place to train one’s skills and learn the ins and outs of mobile technology. Good growth prospects for high performers. Good Onsite Opportunities for technical folks!

    Cons

    Some people tend to end up working late due to urgent tasks but the company’s support for cab service is somewhat limited. Lack of coffee machines.

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  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    High rate of exposure to the latest technologies like iOS, android and windows.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    High rate of exposure to the latest technologies like iOS, android and windows. It’s a growing company and hence lots of new and good projects are taking place hence good place to improve one’s knowledge and skills.

    Cons

    It is on the outskirts of the city and traveling can take a toll on you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some employee benefits like cab service for people who work late hours may serve as good motivation.

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  5. 4 people found this helpful  

    The workplace is great.

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    The workplace is great. Employees have a great time as they go about doing their work. The work environment is encouraging to all workers and is great for learning new skills. It’s a very technology oriented company with great Fortune 500 Clients.

    Cons

    The company has limited number of offices across India. I am from Hyderabad and would appreciate Photon opening office in Hyderabad. Also parking is a headache in DLF.

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    Get more parking Space in DLF

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  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Close to ideal work environment for me.

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

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    Close to ideal work environment for me. Results-driven culture with great colleagues and a good management team. Learned a lot latest technologies like android and iOS. Also good growth prospects from high performers.

    Cons

    Barely noticeable but the lack of a coffee machine was somewhat disappointing.

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    Some additional support for workers would be good. Better facilities for relaxation and de-stressing is required to further improve productivity.

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  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    I the like iOS, android and windows.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    Learn cutting edge technologies on latest and upcoming platforms like iOS, android and windows. Fast paced and learning oriented growth culture. Good growth prospects in for high performers.

    Cons

    Lack of corporate communication and town halls. Recreational places are nonexistent.

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    Conduct more town halls and allocate recreational places for employees

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  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good for young workers!

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

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    It's great to be given the opportunity to work on various technologies. Good for young workers who want to learn new technologies like iOS, android and windows. Good growth prospects for high performers.

    Cons

    Roles tend to be fluid so it may be difficult for some people to immediately understand what is expected out of them.

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    Some role clarity is needed to help some workers, especially new hires, to perform better.

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  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    High performers have very good growth opportunities here.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    Photon is a good place to work for people who are self-motivated and those who like new things. Ambitious young professionals who know the value of hard work can fit right in the company’s results-driven culture. High performers have very good growth opportunities here.

    Cons

    Noticeable lack of coffee machines and facilities for employee recreation. So used to them from my time at my previous employers.

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    Don’t forget to grant some leisure and relaxation facilities to boost worker morale.

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  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Good exposure to latest technologies.

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

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    The Company has great Fortune 500 clients and many interesting projects. It’s a good place for an employee to grow because of its strong result-oriented culture that brings out the best in people. Good exposure to latest technologies.

    Cons

    Facilities for employee relaxation are a bit lacking. I found the lack of a coffee machine for employees particularly disappointing.

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    A little more investment in employee relaxation facilities would boost morale.

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  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    A start up-based environment and experience with high.

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

    I have been working at Photon Infotech

    Pros

    A start up-based environment and experience with high end mobile technologies are great benefits for new hires and people who want to learn new things in their career. They work on all platforms and the office has tons of cool mobiles and gadgets.

    Cons

    Parking space is limited in DLF. Lacks simple benefits like coffee machines and recreational areas having carom board and TT table.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improving the cafeteria and adding coffee machines can increase worker satisfaction.

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