Compare D. E. Shaw Research vs Jane Street BETA

See how Jane Street vs. D. E. Shaw Research compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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D. E. Shaw Research

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Jane Street

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 16 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.8
(based on 64 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
4.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
5.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
4.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
D. E. Shaw Research Ceo David E. Shaw
100%
100%David E. Shaw
CEO Approval
Jane Street Ceo Sandor Lehoczky
61%
61%Sandor Lehoczky
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
87%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Scientist17 Salaries
$265,108/yr
Scientific Associate5 Salaries
$140,269/yr
Research Engineer (Member of Technical Staff)3 Salaries
$161,849/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst2 Salaries
$124,870/yr
Trading8 Salaries
$10,604/mo
Software Developer8 Salaries
$150,790/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
There are no reviews matching this company.
Pros
"Smart people"(in 10 reviews)
"Work is interesting"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 6 reviews)
"No cons"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Research Engineer

I have been working at D. E. Shaw Research full-time

Pros

- Health insurance - Vacation/time off - Collaboration - Opportunities to attend conferences

Cons

- Competitive within team - Sharp divide between management and other staff

Current Employee - Current Employee

I have been working at Jane Street full-time

Pros

Jane Street is by far the best company I’ve ever worked for. People really care about the culture and environment and it shows. Amazing benefits, food, and coworkers.

Cons

WFH could be more flexible but the great work life balance makes up for that.

Advice to Management

Don’t change!

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