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Syntel Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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  1. "Work culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Good to start your career

    Cons

    It is OK for experience people

    Advice to Management

    Provide good opportunities to all


  2. "Good for beginners"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Quick, Fast visa and a chance to standout

    Cons

    Bad management and some leadership

  3. "OK for first few years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Has good work/life balance

    Cons

    basic pay, not so good higher management

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent to your employees


  4. "Test Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Small company .. Good place to learn

    Cons

    salary pay is little less

    Advice to Management

    NA


  5. "."

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    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Syntel (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Variety of job opportunities with clients

    Cons

    Very culture resistant to U.S. staff

    Advice to Management

    Integrate foreign workers with U.S. employees.


  6. "Project Lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work especially Chennai .

    Cons

    Most of Project running in old technlogies

    Advice to Management

    New clients needed for growth


  7. "Syntel Review"

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    Current Employee - Service Delivery Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Service Delivery Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    1) Good, Get an opportunity to implement own your own

    Cons

    It varies from client to client

  8. "An average company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have a job to work

    Cons

    not so good growth path

    Advice to Management

    Change your culture to treat people


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Typical consulting + offshoring company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    People work closely with each other.

    Cons

    Very low salary structure and very limited green card processing. Also no growth if you are looking in the technical area.

    Advice to Management

    Reward people based on their technical work and pay them according to the market


  10. "Experienced Candidate"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Onsite Exposure to for experienced candidates in Emerging Technologies like Devops, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and BOTS.

    Cons

    Compensation and Promotions are contemporary with lot of Jinx attached to each one.


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