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Mahindra Satyam Reviews

Updated May 19, 2017
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  • No salary hikes to increase your work satisfction (in 32 reviews)

  • Poor management, no growth, very poor hike (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Sr Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Culture
    Good development
    Independence to do your work
    Management is good
    Salary is Dependable

    Cons

    Understaffed
    Lacks processes
    Org structure
    Salary
    Management in experience

    Advice to Management

    Organization structure should be followed


  2. "great experience working with Satyam computers"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Empowered and distributed leadership helped growing business and drive client satisfaction

    Cons

    resourcing issues, salary and other benefits

    Advice to Management

    promote flcb and distributed leadership for growth


  3. "Good growth opportunities here"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Chance to work in multiple projects.
    Organizational structure, which allows resources to grow horizontally as well as vertically.

    Cons

    my experience with HR after exiting was not satisfactory. I felt there is a need of more professionalism.
    Annual appraisals process is not good.

    Advice to Management

    Improvisation required in annual rating process. It looked outdated.


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    "Pros and Cons of working with Mahindra Satyam"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Operate independently without much management supervision, was able to manage client interaction independently.

    Cons

    Company was unstable, now the situation is getting better.

    Advice to Management

    Please put a career progression plan in place for employees.


  6. "Very good employer"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead in O'Fallon, MO
    Former Employee - Team Lead in O'Fallon, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stable company and therefore the stability of the job.

    Cons

    Huge organization. Individual recognition is difficult to come by.

    Advice to Management

    Every individual is working towards the larger cause, the progress of the Organization. Every individual deserves recognition.


  7. "Great learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to start your career. Initial growth is very good. If you are lucky and end up in a great project, your career will really take off..

    Cons

    Heavy middle level management, lower than standards salary growth. Growth becomes lethargic once yo reach a certain level. People without connections may not grow as quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Work on the above cons.


  8. "Great learning curve, gives options to work aboard"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Provides opportunities for great learning curve, provides first class training for freshers

    Cons

    The company is still working towards growth, so there will be less increments and incentives every year.


  9. "Awesome organization for entrepreneurial mind sets. Great access to management"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flat organization - one can make a difference if you take ownership. Great lateral moves available.

    Cons

    Poor benefits - withdrawal of a lot of employee friendly systems. Irrational cost cutting

    Advice to Management

    There is a lot of talent within the firm that needs to be harnessed.


  10. "My experience in satyam is cracking."

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    Current Employee - Server Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Server Lead in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mahindra Satyam full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice company to start with. This company has the best learning culture for the entry level Associates.

    Cons

    No benifits in terms of salary hike.

    Advice to Management

    Please keep all the appraisals transparent.


  11. "Good"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - General Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Empowerment, entrepreneurial cultural in pre 2009, environment of trust

    Cons

    Post events of 2009 there appears to be significant change in organizational culture - whic makes it a very different place than what it was before management change;

    Advice to Management

    Demonstrate integrity, build trust with employees which in turn will translate to improved customer experience furthering profitable growth


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