D. E. Shaw & Co. Employee Job Reviews in the United States

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 3 D. E. Shaw & Co. Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.7
Person You Work For
3.7
Rewards You Receive
4.7
Support You Get
3.3
Way You Work
4.7
Work Setting
4.0
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D. E. Shaw & Co. Employee

"I’ve found D.E. Shaw to be an elite firm filled to the brim with some of the most talented and bright people I have ever met."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
VP of Operations

"I've been a Vice President in Operations and Strategy at D.E. Shaw for the better part of a year now. I love my role and have been able to make great leeway in my somewhat limited time at the firm thus far. My partner has recently accepted a life-changing role in Los Angeles and I am looking to continue my career in business strategy and operations."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Vice President

What do you like about working at D. E. Shaw & Co.?

"generally smart peoplelaid back environment with flexibilitycasual dressflexible hours and vacation policy"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure you understand what each group does, that you're comfortable working in finance, and how decisions are made."

What don't you like about working at D. E. Shaw & Co.?

"My manager's a disaster and no one seems to careLeaders are cold and distant"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have better options for individual contributorsBetter inform decision-makers of the info at stakeRemove the politicsBetter define career paths"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

D. E. Shaw & Co. Reviews FAQs

Is D. E. Shaw & Co. a good company to work for?

D. E. Shaw & Co. has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 3 D. E. Shaw & Co. Review Ratings left anonymously by D. E. Shaw & Co. employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 100% of employees would recommend working at D. E. Shaw & Co..

Does D. E. Shaw & Co. pay their employees well?

D. E. Shaw & Co. employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 8% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 2 D. E. Shaw & Co. employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find D. E. Shaw & Co. Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a D. E. Shaw & Co.?

100% of employees would recommend working at D. E. Shaw & Co. with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated D. E. Shaw & Co. 4.0 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.7 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 3.3 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at D. E. Shaw & Co.?

According to our data, the highest paying job at D. E. Shaw & Co. is a Senior Vice President at $438,000 annually. Browse D. E. Shaw & Co. Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at D. E. Shaw & Co.?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at D. E. Shaw & Co. is a Summer Extern at $30,000 annually. Browse D. E. Shaw & Co. Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at D. E. Shaw & Co.?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at D. E. Shaw & Co. to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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