D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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D. E. Shaw India Founder  David E. Shaw
David E. Shaw
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Great perks, great office, new tech

    Cons

    Poor management in some teams

  2. "Overall a good company to work for a short time"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good work-life balance - Ample facilities at office - Some really smart and bright people to work with

    Cons

    - You can be the best at what you do but still might not progress because of the politics involved - Feedback is only for the sake of feedback and not enacted upon


  3. "Member Technical"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

    Great firm culture and atmosphere

    Cons

    Career growth was not very transparent

  4. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are really great.

    Cons

    Compensation could be more generous.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst Financial Operations"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

    Very good work culture, handsome pay package

    Cons

    The nature of work is not intellectually challenging

  6. "Great Company to Work at!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture, inspiring people to work with and great benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes the hours can get really long and the work tends to get monotonous.

  7. "Senior Member Technical"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work culture, learning curve, benefits

    Cons

    Work life balance is low

  8. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good company to work for. It's a Dream company

    Cons

    Not applicable and Nothing to really think of.

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Awesome Place, Culture, Merit Based

    Cons

    None that comes to mind

  10. "Senior Member"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Wood-Ridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work culture, hours. Benefits are great. Entrepreneurial and long term thinking on projects

    Cons

    Hierarchy/Bureaucracy - career progression to trading is limited

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