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Syntel New York City Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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  1. "good company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    good work life balance here in the company

    Cons

    less career growth here in the company


  2. "Syntel review"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Engagement Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Excellent career opportunity
    - Great learning experience

    Cons

    - Lot of politics and lack of clear structures and responsibilities in some areas

    Advice to Management

    - Great focus on increasing the business
    - can invest more


  3. "Memorable, Learning, Progressive, Dynamic"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Lead II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Lead II in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to Overseas Client, CMM Level processes, Career growth, Good Salary structure, Good Facilities and Employee Retention schemes

    Cons

    Organization policies keep changing every 2 years, lack of feeling working for a Big Brand Name doesnot

    Advice to Management

    Have promotions based on employees years of experience and nothing much...everything else is good here


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  5. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    onsite opportunity and transperancy in management decisions

    Cons

    Doesn't provide much chances to move between different business domain


  6. "Reasonably professional company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They value human potential. Try to provide growth opportunities to people. Salaries are competitive. Good performances are recognized. Lots of onsite opportunities.

    Cons

    Do not invest in buffer resources. Many accounts struggle due to non-supply of resources in time. Recruitment process is not rigorous leading to bad resources coming in.

    Advice to Management

    Have more buffer resources. Spend more on Training employees on technical and soft skills.


  7. "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Professional testing services and support jobs

    Cons

    little push to innovation missing in management.

    Advice to Management

    Emphasize on innovation.


  8. "Good for long term"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Ok to join this company. Not much growth. Long term projects.

    Cons

    Bad top management. No HR. No Greencard. Not much towards employee satisfaction.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the company.


  9. "Good Company to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Lead I in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Lead I in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work ethics. Giving exciting opportunities at early stage of your careers. Management is quite employee friendly

    Cons

    I feel the compensation is average, not that good. Employee need to wait more years for promotion


  10. "Oranization Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Presence in Quality Client Base.
    Better compensation as compared to Industry peers.
    More Onsite opportunity

    Cons

    Small foot print as compared to Industry peers hence lesser opportunity


  11. "A growing organization with some great talent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good mix of accounts across business domains, organization has grown steadily over the years and has sound financials

    Cons

    Internal processes yet to catch up with the pace of growth

    Advice to Management

    Keep nurturing talent



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