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Syntel Chicago Reviews

Updated April 20, 2017
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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  1. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good for everybody who works there.

    Cons

    None to be concerned about if you perform.


  2. "reviews"

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    Current Employee - Test Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Test Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very good place to learn and grow, onsite opportunities are really good for good talents.

    Cons

    Nothing to mention anything specific

    Advice to Management

    Continue being employee friendly


  3. "SAP BASIS Administrator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - SAP Basis HANA Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - SAP Basis HANA Administrator in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    Got a chance to work with a big client and lot of learning experience.

    Cons

    Syntel doesn't have many clients in SAP


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  5. "Not a company for established players"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Not much to talk about

    Cons

    Too many. If you are a experience resource (technical or non-technical), this is not a company for you.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your Employees as Assets not Slaves


  6. "NC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Got to learn many new things.

    Cons

    The pay scale is low and Insurance offered is not good.

    Advice to Management

    NC


  7. "Software developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    development work is Good there.

    Cons

    can have better work environment!


  8. Helpful (1)

    "not a people company"

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    Former Employee - Project Lead in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Project Lead in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good clients to get onsite opportunities soon

    Cons

    As I move mover states .company could not accomodate to a new project and I have to resign. They do not care to retain employee, healthcare policy


  9. "Average company"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Small company, Easy access to management, comparatively easier to gain visibility for performers.

    Cons

    Not many projects are there. Whatever they have is in US only. Almost nothing out of US.


  10. "Worst company to work with. BIG NO!!!"

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    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ample free time, no work pressure, some good global clients

    Cons

    No growth, bad managers with no educational qualifications to be managers, hr mangement is just for name sake

    Advice to Management

    Stop doing favortism and think about the company over your personal growth


  11. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good for juniors and trainees to get experience

    Cons

    Incapable and ill skilled management team.Not good company for long term growth


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