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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated January 29, 2019
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  • "One can strive to maintain work life balance easily" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Excellent Work Culture, learning environment" (in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to Work at!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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.


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

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  4. "Member Technical"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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.


  6. "Analyst Financial Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  7. "Senior Member Technical"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work culture, learning curve, benefits

    Cons

    Work life balance is low

  8. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India (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"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw India full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Awesome Place, Culture, Merit Based

    Cons

    None that comes to mind


  10. "Senior Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wood-Ridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wood-Ridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw India (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