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D. E. Shaw India Reviews

Updated May 6, 2017
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Pros
  • The place has a good work culture (in 29 reviews)

  • Good work life balance in most roles (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Some job functions don't offer good work life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • Bad Work/Life balance, 12-14 hours of work in the name of flexible work hours (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "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


  2. "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.

  3. "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


  4. "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.


  5. "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


  6. "Alright"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Different technology stack is a pro

    Cons

    Less growth is a con


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    High quality training
    Smart people
    Great employee engagement
    Supportive management

    Cons

    Top-heavy management
    Work quality in some teams is not that great

  8. "Senior Member technical"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    One of the best compensation among its competitors.
    Since its a small firm, you can work on different technological stacks.

    Cons

    Work culture can be hectic some times.


  9. "Good place to work for and grow your skills"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome work culture, good pay, good benefits, intelligent people to work with, good parties

    Cons

    lots of work, adhoc work planning

    Advice to Management

    continue the good work. all the best


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work with

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind for cons


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