Syntel Reviews

Updated April 18, 2015
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  1. Good Company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Engagement Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Client Engagement Manager in Atlanta, GA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I am Able to take decisions

    Cons

    Strong Solutions are required. Investment is needed

    Advice to Management

    Great Job in growing the company

  2. Satisfied!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technology Architect in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Technology Architect in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good package for US hire. Interview process will happen more quickly.

    Cons

    No 401k match
    NO Green card sponsorship. Even they told will do after 1 yr but no progress.

    Advice to Management

    Have to sponsor GC after 1 yr atleast. That will make ppl to stay for long term

  3. Project Lead

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

    I worked at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice company to work & grow

    Cons

    Internal business process are ridget

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    Senior Asp.net developer from last two year

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Mumbai (India)

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

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    On-site opportunities
    Good location seepz and airoli in Mumbai
    good for freshers to learn
    nice internal trainer

    Cons

    Bus services is not good
    Slow promotion
    hr leave policy is not employee friendly
    no flexi hours
    Infrastructure is not good at seepz and IT tower location .
    appraisal are not at all good , people with different grade get same salary hike.

    Advice to Management

    Ok ok , worked under 3 manager till date . Try to get some more project in asp.net.

  6. Good company for opportunities.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Life n work balance.
    Good culture
    Better opportunities

    Cons

    Less pay at onsite location.
    Client dominating

  7. Awesome company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Syntel in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Syntel in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Syntel

    Pros

    Good worklife balance. Nice place to work. Great place to learn the process of software testing.

    Cons

    Hike. Work timing is not very flexible. Don't have place to play .

  8. Very good for freshers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pune (India)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very good scope for learning as a fresher and very nice starting salaries along with good onsite opportunity as the HQ is in USA.

    Cons

    work life balance is bad at some projects depends on your manager and the client you are working for

    Advice to Management

    management is good

  9. Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY

    I worked at Syntel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Professional testing services and support jobs

    Cons

    little push to innovation missing in management.

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize on innovation.

  10. Good for high pressure intense learning

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of learning
    Role flexibility
    Good growth in niche technology practices
    Good place for ambitious, aspirational people

    Cons

    Low performers play dirty politics to sabotage efforts of high performing individuals
    Rampant regionalism, favoritism
    Retention policy only exists for extremely motivated and high performing people
    Little synergy, lots of squabbling between teams and practices
    Low benefits, incentives, quantum of variable pay always on lower side
    People driven and not process driven

    Advice to Management

    Processes exist but only to pay lip service
    Scope of retention policy needs to be extended beyond the currently (very few) high performing individuals, keep company profile in mind - service oriented companies need to retain moderate performers as well (in a non-recessive market)
    HR needs to be a lot more receptive
    Provide better benefits, incentives; increase quantum of variable pay

  11. One of the best company to work

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

    I have been working at Syntel

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    you will learn new opportunity

    Cons

    Not good for experience guys

    Advice to Management

    Stop playing partiality.

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