Syntel
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www.syntelinc.com Troy, MI 5000+ Employees

Syntel Reviews in Phoenix, AZ

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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2.7 15 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade

Prashant Ranade

(8 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great place to work when starting your career

Test Manager (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

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

ProsGreat onsite opportunities, Good technical projects, Good offshore physical infrastructure for a medium sized company

ConsLow Pay, Policies are not employee friendly, Career growth is very slow, People oriented rather than process oriented

Advice to Senior ManagementCompensation should be atleast on par/competitive with the industry, work-life balance should be encouraged & employees should be valued in terms of policies

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than a year

ProsSyntel is a company that provides good opportunities and good life and work balance.

ConsSyntel is a company where you can not find the employees or senior management so friendly.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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3.6 Years as PeopleSoft Technical consultant

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

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

ProsERP Domain Exposure in start of the career

ConsExposure on New cloud based technologies

Advice to Senior ManagementOptimizing existing application, received 3 awards from upper management

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A 10 year experience with too many lows and very very few highs

Senior Project Manager (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThe best thing is only the peers and team members who embody the the spirit and help you stay sane and believe things just might improve

ConsTeam management and addressing the concerns is the abysmal. The sheer way the Management makes you commit to Client's requirements and later ignores them is astounding to say the least.
Syntel probably has the worst support staff (HR, Finance, Admin, etc)

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to show up not just at the beginning of the Project and again at the end. Must be more involved throughout the time.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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good Good for freshers

Senior Project Leader (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

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

Proshighly qualified resource and learn new thing very fast

Conswork life balance is difficult to maintain

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good for beginners

Project Lead (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

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

Pros1) Good for beginners
2) Learning opportunities

Cons1) Compensation is not good
2) Managers are just managers and not leaders

Advice to Senior ManagementResources are as important as deliveries are

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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OK company to work for when compared to other Indian IT majors

Engagement Manager (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 8 years

ProsProvides great Job Security when compared to other IT companies

ConsStagnancy at Role after a few years

Advice to Senior ManagementShould be more employee focused apart from being numbers focused

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Ok Good for freshers bad for experienced personnel

Project Lead (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Syntel full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood growth in intial years. Due to company structure easy to get into good projects if u r smart and lucky. Low financial gain though .

ConsNot a good paymaster. Will screw you for money any chance it gets. Long working hours no work life balance

Advice to Senior ManagementChange the way you look at experienced personnel. You are running a sweatshop after a person has paid his dues in the first two to three years

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Never think of joining Syntel, your life sucks @ Syntel

Senior Project Leader (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I worked at Syntel full-time for more than a year

ProsFreshers place, less talented managers :)

ConsNo ethics, No Professionalism, No work-life balance, No competitive pay, No employee satisfaction, No Green card processing, Horrible support teams especially HR team, ODC(Visa processing team) these guys won't listen to CEO as well :).
Managers are not really professional managers, you can became manager if you are with this company for 6 years(You don't need any skills), 80% managers don't know what is managing people. No recognition, Full of politics, Favoritism and no respect to talent. Managers expect you as their dog.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you don't know how to recognize and retain talent learn from other competitors, if you don't think about employee satisfaction you forget about 2 billion target. Clock stops ticking.. straighten support groups first otherwise you will continue to loose talent.

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

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Syntel - Good place to work

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

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

ProsGreat work atmosphere
Middle Level Management is approachable
Good career opportunities if you are motivated and driven to succeed

ConsODC short staffed and not capable of handling Visa Issues
No Green Card Processing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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