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"Good firm."

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Pros

Culture, compensation, perks, smart employees.

Cons

Not as many users since its just the D E Shaw traders using the products developed.

Other Employee Reviews for D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm

  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Xyz
    Current Employee - Xyz
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time

    Pros

    Free food, good facilities, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Growth plan for technologist is not clear.

    Advice to Management

    Focus to reduce attrition of strong technical people.


  2. "Phenomenally brilliant colleagues; exceptional compensation"

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    Former Employee - Member Technical Staff
    Former Employee - Member Technical Staff
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Brilliant colleagues. Hard-working culture; they interview specifically to improve the team.

    Cons

    Intensely competitive field, lots of secrecy (most of it justifiable)

    Advice to Management

    Understand the size of risks of the portfolio. Don't let LTCM get you again.

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