Compare D. E. Shaw Research vs Palantir Technologies BETA

See how Palantir Technologies 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

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)
3.8
(based on 316 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
5.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
D. E. Shaw Research Ceo David E. Shaw
100%
100%David E. Shaw
CEO Approval
Palantir Technologies Ceo Alex Karp
82%
82%Alex Karp
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
76%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Engineer2 Salaries
$186,049/yr
Research Scientist17 Salaries
$264,768/yr
Generalist3 Salaries
$85,762/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer85 Salaries
$126,410/yr
Embedded Analyst25 Salaries
$119,106/yr
Technical Recruiter7 Salaries
$102,865/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
There are no reviews matching this company.
Pros
"Smart people"(in 33 reviews)
"Silicon valley"(in 18 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 66 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 23 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 - Forward Deployed Software Engineer

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

Pros

From day one you get exposed to challenging problems and you help important institutions solve them by using data. Great company mission. It's easy to move from team to team and learn about... different industries. Amazing perks. Every person I have met is interesting and brilliant. I love going to work every day.

Cons

Not a great relationship with media (we don't really have any). There's a lot of false/wrong information out there about our work and not a lot being done to fix that. People tend to get confused... with what we do or why we work with certain customers.

Advice to Management

Be more vocal or share more online about the company, what we do, and the people inside.

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