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Syntel Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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  1. "Senior Java developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You can get quickly Visa opportunities

    Cons

    Not so good policies for employess


  2. "Up and down"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities once hired to advance through trainings. Good pay increase after first year.

    Cons

    Dysfunctional middle management. You need make sure you are very proactive.

  3. "Good place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Test Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Test Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    New Technologies
    Take home pay is good

    Cons

    Bad Management
    Poor work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance is important. PLease strive to help maintain that.


  4. "Good company good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good pay, good clients, good offshore

    Cons

    very hard to get gc


  5. "Was better before"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Onshore chances are bright. Thats only one good part i could think off. Is good if you already are a GC or citizen.

    Cons

    Management needs to think more for employees.
    Salaries of the employees should be better. Its high time to take care of employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of employees. And start processing GC. You lost all good people just for GC


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    "Okay Place"

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    Former Employee - Training Engineer
    Former Employee - Training Engineer

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

    Pros

    they make sure you learn everything about the company product

    Cons

    Not properly compensated with wages


  7. "Good for entry level but very slow process for me as far as getting a project."

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    Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great for freshers. Easy to get the job and a good opportunity to learn new skills. Easy to get the job.

    Cons

    Low paid for the position. Very slow. Be prepared to relocate multiple times. Some managers aren't great to work with.

    Advice to Management

    My manager was very inconsistent when it came to approaching development of apps. Changes his mind everyday and not really a leader. Full of himself

  8. "Syntel Project Lead 1 salary"

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    Current Employee - Project Lead in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Bi monthly salary
    Nice work and life balance

    Cons

    Thin line between Managers and Lead.
    3 sub levels between two band groups
    Also Promotion is slow paced
    Management side is below average


  9. "Software Engineer"

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

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

    Pros

    Best Organization to start IT career with.

    Cons

    Employee Management can be handled better.


  10. "Treat employee as a asset"

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    Former Employee - Project Lead in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Project Lead in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Better relocation and travel assistance

    Cons

    Don't expect work life balance and treat the employee as a slave

    Advice to Management

    Please try to understand the human value


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