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Syntel Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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  1. "Software engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Employee friendly and nice to work

    Cons

    Low compensation when compared with other companies


  2. "OK Types Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Onsite opportunity. Have many accounts in US.

    Cons

    Onshore Offshore model kills. Have to increase salary for all levels.

    Advice to Management

    To increase salary for all levels.


  3. "Director Business Development"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager/Director
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager/Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great inspiring professional leadership, easy access to leadership, Humane attitiude

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities due to small organization

    Advice to Management

    Stock options should be made available to mid level managers


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  5. "Syntel mainframe"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity to grow with less year of experience

    Cons

    Less benefits to employee & difficult to switch technology

    Advice to Management

    Should increase compensation to employees


  6. "Sr Engagement Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engagement Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Engagement Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in particular accounts gives you lot of flexibility to try new innovative ideas

    Cons

    No clear path for some account

    Advice to Management

    Plan before placing candidates in correct assignment


  7. "Project Lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    It was my first company and have given many onsite opportunities to various countries like canada, US.

    Cons

    Need a change in my career


  8. "Good Company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • 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


  9. "Ab initio Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Abinitio Developer in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Abinitio Developer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work and lot of learning opportunities

    Cons

    Need proper recognition at employee level

    Advice to Management

    Provide equal priority


  10. "Excellent company to start with for beginners and good money for Laterals."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Lead III in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Project Lead III in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Early exposure to Clients.
    Early exposure to Development and Responsibilities.
    Lot of opportunities to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Limited clients and lesser opportunities to change technologies.

    Advice to Management

    Create a innovation group where bench employees could learn and innovate new technologies as per market trends.


  11. "Senior Project Lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lead in Troy, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lead in Troy, MI

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

    Pros

    Company to grow with.
    Very good learning oppurtuinties.

    Cons

    Poor packages and high work pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Learn saying 'No' to client when required.



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